Leadership Institute Online
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/16/2020 to 5/12/2021
When: September 16 through May 12
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM each day over two days for each session
Where: Online (Zoom)
United States
Contact: Erica Lavigne

Online registration is available until: 9/4/2020
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The ACEC New York Leadership Institute develops the future leaders needed to grow engineering organizations and create a more vibrant, dynamic, and profitable place to work. Training will be performed by The Jennings Group, which specializes in working with engineering and other technical and project management organizations.

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, this year's class will take place virtually over Zoom in nine two-day sessions, as well as two dates with individual one-on-one coaching sessions with the presenters.

Cost Per Attendee: $3,500 Members | $7,000 Non-Members (check or ACH payment preferred)
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Who Should Participate
Senior management, middle management and anyone who has been identified as a high-potential leader. The class must attract a minimum of 20 participants.

Certificate Requirements
Enrollment in the ACEC New York Leadership Institute is a commitment to learning and professional development. To be recognized as an ACEC New York Leadership Institute graduate, you must attend all 8 sessions and the one-on-one-session.  Class members unable to fulfill the sessions attendance requirement may apply for consideration to make up missed classes the following enrollment year. Call the ACEC New York office for details.


All graduates will be recognized for their achievement and commitment  to excellence. Graduates will be honored during the ACEC New York Annual Meeting, which will be held in June of 2021.

PDH Credit
This program does not meet NYS, PE or AIA requirements for New York.  It may meet other state requirements.

Note: if a candidate changes employers while enrolled in the program, it is that person’s  responsibility to work out payment terms with their former employer. By enrolling in this program, attendees are committing the time to participate in each session. If participants fail to meet the session requirements, they will not receive the ACEC New York Leadership Institute Certificate of Completion.

Program Schedule (For more information on the individual sessions, visit the Leadership Institute webpage.)

September 16 & 17, 2020
  Session 1 | Leadership Principles 
October 14 & 15, 2020
  Session 2 | Understanding yourself and others better
November 8, 2020
  Personal evaluations and visions completed*  (This is a delivery date, not a formal session)
November 16 & 17, 2020
  Session 3 | Individual meetings - one-on-one coaching sessions
December 16 & 17, 2020
  Session 4 | Communicating to motivate
January 13 & 14, 2021
  Session 5 | Leading strong-willed / difficult people and leading in conflict situations
February 24 & 25, 2021
  Session 6 | Leading change: Creating environments for change and overcoming resistance to change
March 17 & 18, 2021
  Session 7 | Empowering and growing others:  Delegating, coaching mentoring, and empowering
April 14 & 15, 2021
  Session 8 | Taking and controlling personal risk; defining your own leadership style
May 12 & 13, 2021
  Session 9 | Inspiring leadership in others; creating a leadership culture; creating a personal growth plan