Training Without Walls (TWOW) is BBNC’s management and leadership development program created to help develop and retain leaders with a commitment to the advancement of the Native community.

TWOW is a two-year program consisting of two-day sessions held three times per year with monthly coaching meetings.

Course Topics Include:

  • Session #1 – Ethics & Increasing Leader Effectiveness
  • Session #2 – Employee Engagement and Performance Management
  • Session #3 – Time, Stress and Change Management
  • Session #4 – Presentation Skills, Persuasion Strategies and Negotiation Tactics
  • Session #5 – Legal & Financial Aspects of Management
  • Session #6 – Board of Director Training and Large Group Meeting Management


  • Networking opportunity with other participants in the program and with leaders from Bristol Bay and the Native community
  • Learn leadership skills that will assist you to advance in your career or to acquire board and council leadership positions
  • Receive six college credits and professional education
  • Receive mentoring and coaching from experienced leaders

Program Eligibility:

  • BBNC shareholder, spouse, or descendant
  • Bachelor’s degree and five years work experience OR ten years work experience with upward progression
  • Currently employed and working in management or on a management track
  • 25+ years of age
  • Show an interest and commitment to the program

Apply for TWOW online by clicking here. Complete applications must be received by Friday, April 28, 2023 by 5:00 p.m. Alaska time.

If you have any questions, please contact Casey Sifsof at or (907) 278-3602.