Odyssey Leadership Program Starts September 14-Sold Out!

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ACEC/MA Odyssey Leadership Program 

9 Sessions beginning September 14, 2017 


Join us for ACEC/MA's highly rated Odyssey Leadership Program, now accepting registrations for its eighth class, the class of 2017-2018.


Part of the ACEC/MA Leadership Education Program, the  9 session Odyssey program, starting on September 14, 2017, is a leadership skills development program for senior management, middle management and anyone who has been identified as a high potential leader. Typically participants have 10 - 15 years of experience.


Leaders of engineering firms possess a range of important skills vital to helping grow the firm - the most important of which is personal leadership style.


Enrollment is limited - Early registration is open until September 1!


*If your firm is an ACEC/MA member firm, you're a member and you are eligible for the ACEC/MA Member Rate.  

If you aren't sure if your firm is a member, contact: acecma@engineers.org


If you are employed by an ACEC Member Firm in another New England state, you are also eligible to enroll in Odyssey at the ACEC/MA member rate.  Just Complete and return the Registration Form.



Firms with 100 or fewer employees may apply for  Workforce Training Funds to assist with Odyssey tuition.  

See this ACEC/MA webpage for information or contact  acecma@engineers.orgfor details.


Course sessions:

September 14, 2017:

Session 1

Leadership Principles
October 12, 2017:  Session 2Understanding Yourself and Others Better

November 13 & 14, 2017: Session 3

November 6, 2017  Personal evaluations and visions completed* *Delivery date, not a formal session)
Individual Meetings - One-on-One Coaching Sessions
December 7, 2017: Session 4Communicating to Motivate
January 11, 2018: Session 5Leading Strong-Willed / Difficult People and Leading in Conflict Situations
February 8, 2018: Session 6Leading Change: Creating Environments for Change and Overcoming Resistance to Change
March 8, 2018: Session 7Empowering and Growing Others:  Delegating, Coaching, Mentoring, and Empowering
April 5, 2018: Session 8Taking and Controlling Personal Risk; Defining Your Own Leadership Style
May 3, 2018: Session 9Inspiring Leadership in Others; Creating a Leadership Culture; Creating a Personal Growth Plan; Graduation Reception
“Snow Date”: May 24, 2018If any session needs to be postponed due to weather or another factor, May 18 would be the last session.

Professional Development Hours:  21 PDHs Emerging Leaders is providing professional development hours to meet certain continuing education requirements for licensure in some states.