CalCPA Leadership Institute

Drive your career at the Leadership Institute

Strong leaders in strategic positions are key to CalCPA’s continued success. CalCPA Leadership Institute is a 5-day program* designed to teach members skills that will make them better leaders and managers. Participants will grow as volunteer and business leaders as they focus on improving leadership behavior, as well as critical thinking and management skills.

*NOTE: An optional 6th day is available to those who wish to participate in the Leadership Institute graduation ceremony conducted at the CalCPA Council Meeting in Sacramento. Participation is encouraged, but not required.

The California CPA Education Foundation and CalCPA underwrite the costs of the program except for a small administrative fee of $249 that is the responsibility of the individual participant. Travel expenses are also the responsibility of the attendee.

Qualified candidates will be members who have the greatest potential for fulfilling future leadership roles at CalCPA..

CalCPA Leadership Institute participants spend 35 hours discussing, analyzing, reflecting and building their leadership skills. The program is worth 35 hours of non-technical CPE, if fully and successfully completed. Among the key concepts covered are:

Fundamentals of Leadership • Identifying Personal Leadership Styles • Strategic Planning and Goal Setting • Client Management • Managing People

Please Note: Due to the COVID-19 situation, the CalCPA Leadership Institute program will be on hiatus for this year (2020-21). The program will resume next year for 2021-22. Please check back in spring 2021 for more updated information. We appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you!

If you have interest in or questions about the Leadership Institute program, please contact Andrea Torres. Thank you.