April/May, 2021

Module 1: Self Awareness: Executive Composition

  • Cohort Convenes:  April 26, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. for program orientation and initial assignment [due May 31st] to sample your executive writing acumen.  Your sample will be reviewed by program faculty and you will be provided with valuable feedback and insights to maximize your skills in this area.

June 2021

Module 2: Self-Assessment: Executive Compatibility

  • Cohort Convenes:  June 11, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to explore your pre-program self-assessment results with a certified trainer who will interpret the results of your profile to illuminate your preferred thinking patterns and how they are expressed given your behavioral preferences.  This understanding will inform your evolving management style as you progress through the program.

July 2021

Module 3: Becoming Mission Ready: Research and Development

  • Cohort Convenes: July 16, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to explore best practices for developing an effective application packet that gets you noticed.  An emphasis on curating your online presence and researching potential positions will be provided by leading executive recruiters.

August 2021

Module 4: Reading Between the Lines: What the Job Announcement Won’t Say

  • Cohort Convenes: August 20, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. for a frank discussion with seasoned administrators and search consultants about the realities of sizing up a future employer.  Proven tactics for interviewing and public forums will be covered and their insights might prevent you from investing hours of work on an application to nowhere.

September 2021

Module 5:  Congratulations!  You Got the Job [Part One] 

  • Cohort Convenes:  September 24, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to discuss the nuances of an initial offer and related logistics around the board approval process.  Again we will turn to the experts and rely on our recruiters and search consultants, working with experienced CEOs and Trustees to guide the way.

October 2021

Module 6:  Congratulations!  You Got the Job [Part Two]

  • Cohort Convenes: October 29, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to help you negotiate your first contract and uncover strategies for contract renewals.  This is a critical part of the program and a case-study approach will help you understand how a good contract can mean a long and happy tenure.

November 2021

Module 7:  The Honeymoon Period:  How Executive Coaching Enhances Your Success

  • Cohort Convenes: November 19, 2021, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. to hear from an executive coach and our seasoned CEO faculty about some of the real-world scenarios where the expertise of an effective coach could have made the difference between success and failure.

December 2021

Module 8:  Executive Comprehension: Defining Your Own Path

  • You deliver your final “Readiness Assessment and Skills Development Plan” incorporating the lessons of the program.  Program Faculty will provided feedback and mentoring as necessary.