Future Leaders Program
This program is a powerful investment in Georgia's next generation of engineering professionals and distinguishes your firm as an industry leader. For 24 years, the Future Leaders Program has trained talented, up-and-coming leaders on managerial skills that extend well beyond the engineering profession and set them on a track for higher-level leadership. Participants will learn from an array of professionals on topics such as business development, presentation skills and effective marketing. Plus, sessions over the nine-month program include an introduction to political advocacy, accounting, and risk management. The 2020-2021 Class will begin in Septemeber 2020 and will graduate in May 2021. Registration is now open.
To learn more please contact Chandler.Carter@acecga.org.
2020-21 Program Information:
Session 1: September 8, 2020
Topic/Session: Kickoff Session – Managing Personalities to Build High-Performing Teams
Session 2: October 13, 2020
Topic/Session: Getting Your Message Across: Developing Effective Presentation Skills
Session 3: November 10, 2020
Topic/Session: Harmonious Project Management
Session 4: January 12, 2021
Topic/Session: Engineering Business 101: Human Resources, Risk Management, Accounting & Profitability
Session 5: February 11, 2021
Topic/Session: Impact of Politics on Engineering in Georgia
Session 6: March 9, 2021
Topic/Session: Becoming a Leader
Session 7: April 13, 2021
Topic/Session: Bringing it All Together: A Last Word on Best Practices for Effective Business Development, Communications and Career Success
Session 8: May 11, 2021
- Reception with drinks and appetizer, keynote, graduation ceremony
Our goal is to have each session in person. However, if circumstances prevent us from being able to adhere to social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19, then the sessions will be held via Zoom until it is safe to host them in person.
Locations will be announced as we confirm each session.