Dive into Leadership™

Professional Leadership Development for the Dive Industry

Many people become dive professionals because of their love for the water, yet struggle to make a living or succeed as a professional business leader in the dive industry.  This program applies best practices from learning and global leadership development for the benefit of dive and marine conservation professionals. 

  • By participating in this blended learning experience, participants will be able to:
    • Explore concepts of professional leadership development, as applied to the SCUBA industry
    • Identify personal leadership strengths, gaps and motivators
    • Develop a vision for your professional career 
    • Become a catalyst for positive change in the dive community
    • Discuss monthly leadership topics with peer dive professionals
    • Participate in groundbreaking research on leadership development for dive professionals
    • Join the SCUBA Leadership Professional Network (SCULPN) 

Monthly Discussion Groups:

  • Each month, dive leaders will take part in a peer-to-peer discussion group on leadership topics, such as:
    • Leadership in the Dive Industry
    • Presenting with Confidence 
    • Working with Difficult People
    • Creating Your Leadership Brand
    • Leading without Authority
    • Learning Styles:  Fact or Fiction?
    • Making a Successful Transition
    • Building an Effective Team
    • Leading in Times of Change
    • Preventing Leadership Derailers
    • Developing a Learning Plan
    • Coaching Skills for Dive Professionals