Executive Leaders Program

Program Overview:

The Executive Leaders program is a six-month education and networking program for leaders who are looking to advance in the association industry.  Participants should be at a manager level or above (excluding CEO) within their organizations. 

Upon completion, Executive Leaders will receive a certificate representing the knowledge and experience they've acquired to take their career to the next level. 


Features included with the $500 program fees:
Two self assessment reports
9 hours of virtual live education sessions
Virtual networking events with other program participants
Virtual online engagement throughout the program
Guided personal portfolio development

This program will take place from January - July, 2021.  Executive Leaders will participate in a series of learning modules and networking events to help them hone their skills and strengths in their current roles before formalizing a plan for their desired career trajectory.  

Learning Modules:

March 9, 2021
Introductory Session
: This session will include a self-assessment, set the stage for what to expect from the program and introduce the concept of the professional value proposition.

March 31, 2021
Welcoming Environment®
: This session will cover creating space for your team during a challenging year, cultivating a Welcoming Environment, how to use the WE resources and use them for your internal team and team leadership from the inside out.  
Speaker: Cie Armsted
Director, Diversity & Inclusion
American College of Healthcare Executives

April 22, 2021
Communication Skills (Part 1)
: This session will cover internal networking as well as effective virtual communication, presentations and public speaking. 
Speaker: Christina Rowe, MSOL
Leadership and Team Development
The Collaborative Team

Team Leadership
: This session will cover skills for managing projects and people, moving from tactical duties to strategic implementation, implementing change management, getting buy-in as the executive sponsor and leading diverse teams. 

June 8, 2021
Communications Skills (Part 2)
: This session will cover managing people, collaborating with colleagues in other departments and when to say yes and how to say no. 
Speaker: Christina Rowe, MSOL
Leadership and Team Development
The Collaborative Team

Your Professional Value Proposition
: This session will cover determining personal value and recognizing the strengths you bring to your organization. Participants will complete a post-program self-assessment. 

*Please note that all sessions will be recorded.  If a participant misses a live session, a recording of the session will be provided.

Applications are now closed.  Please check back for more information on the next program launching in Fall 2021. The cost for this program is $500.