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GSAE's Leadership Academy

The next Leadership Academy class will begin October 2018.

Applications are available until September 1, 2018.

  • Updated curriculum
  • Experiential learning opportunities and tours of local associations.
  • 8 day-long classes and an overnight kick off retreat.
  • Facilitated by current and past GSAE leaders, past graduates, and subject specialists
  • Open to any GSAE member CEO or staff.
  • $1,050 covers registration, tours and all course materials
  • Convenient payment plans are available as long as the balance is met by Dec 31, 2019.
  • Up to 56 credit hours to qualify to sit for the CAE exam or to recertify.
2018 - 2019 Dates & Tentative Module Assignments:

Thursday and Friday, October 25-26, 2018 - Kick off Retreat, overnight stay - NEW
Thursday, December 2018 - The Association Ecosystem and Governance Issues
Thursday, January 2019 - Strategy, Change and Decision-Making
Thursday, February 2019 - Human Capital: Engaging Employee and Volunteer Talent
Thursday, March 2019 - Leading Groups and Teams/Conflict Management
Thursday, March 2019 - Creating Member Value/Determining ROI
Thursday, April 2019 - Shaping the Association Experience: Brand, Identity, Touch and Technology
Thursday, May 2019 - Everyday Innovation and Idea Management
Thursday, June 2019 - Challenges and Choices: Charting Your Professional Pathways
Graduation recognition during 2019 Abit Massey Lecture Series Luncheon


GSAE Leadership Academy Graduates