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Emerging Leaders Certificate Program

The CalCPA Emerging Leaders Certificate Program provides a forum to develop critical leadership skills with a network of your peers, while also gaining exposure to local leaders in the profession.

The program starts with a full-day conference focused on broad areas of leadership development and is followed by four 2-hour chapter-based workshops, each with a specific focus designed to develop you—the emerging leader.

Stay tuned for updates regarding the 2014 Emerging Leaders Certificate Program.

Check out the tweets from our 2013 program launch July 25-26. And you can follow all the action at #calcpa_el.

You can also read the tweets from our 2012 program launch.

Full Day Conference—Leadership and Networking!

2013 Agenda:

  • Positive Executive Presence: The Theory of Well-Being (Gretchen Pisano—Keynote)
  • Strength Based Leadership (Gretchen Pisano and group activity)
  • How to Think Like a Leader (Panel discussion)
  • Networking: Connecting With Your Profession (Amber P. Setter—Group activity)
  • Establishing an Ethical Culture (Meredith Johnson)
  • Values in Action (Gretchen Pisano and group activity)
  • How to Keep the Momentum Going (Chapter Leaders)

Chapter-based Workshops—Digging Deeper

During each session participants delved into pertinent leadership development areas needed to accelerate and elevate your career. Through open honest and collaborative communication, a CalCPA member mentor guided discussion and provided insight and tips. Plus, with workshop sizes ranging from 10 to 20 CalCPA members, you have the unique opportunity to share and discuss experiences in an intimate and trusting setting.

Great Expectations—Motivating and Managing Teams with Phil Sharp

Speak Up—Public Speaking with Carol Isozaki

Boardroom, Conference Room or Chat Room—Negotiation in Any Room with John Prokey

Perfecting Your Professional Profile—Speed Mentoring with Chapter Leaders

Have any questions about registration? Contact CalCPA Customer Service at (800) 922-5272 or calcpa@calcpa.org

Gretchen Pisano

Gretchen Pisano, who empowered and inspired throughout the day. Described by some as tough-minded and tender-hearted, Gretchen is fluent in strategic thinking, applied positive psychology and motivating people to change by tapping both your intellect and emotion.