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. Follow #CalCPA_EL to read what's happening live.

With the rapid pace of change we're all experiencing, this year's Program focuses on not only the future of you—the emerging leader—but also the future of the accounting profession. The program starts with a full-day regional conference focused on broad areas of leadership, career and strategic development. It is followed by a full-day chapter-based workshop, designed to further develop you—the emerging leader.

2015 Emerging Leaders Certificate Program Registration—Coming Fall 2015!

  • The Southern California Regional Conference will be on Tuesday, Dec. 1 in the Los Angeles area.
  • The Northern California Regional Conference will be on Thursday, Dec. 3 in San Francisco.  
  • You will be able to select your chapter-based workshop Thursday, Jan. 7,  2016 during the registration process.

It's All About Thinking Ahead, Leadership and Networking

Regional Conference Agenda:

  • Keynote: It's 2030. Where is Your Company? Where Are You?—Rebecca Ryan, Futurist and Economist
  • Future of the Accounting Profession—Adam Blitz, CPA
  • Leadership Values: Negotiation and Persuasion—Steve Swafford
  • How to Think Like a Leader Panel—Various CalCPA Chapter Leaders

Chapter-Based Workshop Agenda:

  • Fraud Session—Instructor is TBD
  • Leadership Values: Negotiation and Persuasion Follow Up—Steve Swafford
  • Team Dynamics/Managing Teams—Todd Dewett, Ph.D.
  • Perfecting Your Professional Profile: Speed Mentoring—Various CalCPA Chapter Leaders

Years in Review...

Read the tweets from 2014. 
Check out the tweets from our 2013 program.
You can also read the tweets from our 2012 program.