gsae's leadership academy

the next leadership academy class will begin October 2021 (change due to COVID-19)

Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2022.

  • Updated curriculum
  • Experiential learning opportunities and tours of local associations
  • Capstone project based on learning outcomes
  • 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
  • Limited to no more than 20 professionals
  • $1,700 covers registration, tours, meals, and all course materials
  • Convenient payment plans are available as long as the balance is met by Dec 31, 2022
  • Up to 56 credit hours to qualify to sit for the CAE exam or to recertify
2021 - 2022 dates & module assignments, in progress:
  • Thursday and Friday, October 28-29, 2021- Kick off Retreat, overnight stay 
  • Friday, December 2021 - The Association Ecosystem and Governance Issues 
  • Friday, January 2022 - Strategy, Change and Decision-Making 
  • Friday, February  2022- Human Capital: Engaging Employee and Volunteer Talent
  • Friday, March 2022 - Leading Groups and Teams/Conflict Management 
  • Friday, March 2022 - Creating Member Value/Determining ROI 
  • Friday, April  2022 Member Experience and Leveraging Technology, Brand and Touch
  • Friday, early May 2022 - Everyday Innovation and Idea Management 
  • Friday, June 2022 - Career Pathways: Your Professional Journey
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2022 - Graduation recognition during Abit Massey Lecture Series
  • September 21, 2022 - Capstone Project presentation - After luncheon at 1:30 pm

Graduation recognition during 2022 Abit Massey Lecture Series Luncheon

gsae leadership academy graduates