the executive academy is for those who are ready to grow.

This exclusive program for advancing professionals and entrepreneurs offers the best personal development, professional growth, leadership exposure, and insight from guest CEO speakers
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What you can expect from us.

The Business Report Executive Leadership Academy has become a sought-after, energizing, and career-enhancing program. Offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall, the program is presented in five sessions on Fridays. Class size is limited to ensure a personalized experience.

This exclusive program for advancing professionals and entrepreneurs offers the best of personal development, professional growth, leadership exposure, and insight from guest CEO speakers.

This unique learning experience will enable participants to grow via:
Personal and professional development, leveraging innate leadership strengths.
Guest speakers who provide leadership exposure and fresh perspectives.
A professional network of like-minded peers from various industries and organizations.
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frequently asked questions

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Who is the Business Report Leadership Academy for?
Business Report's Executive Leadership Academy brings together a cross-section of industry professionals who are eager to develop their leadership styles, leverage their strengths, and build their teams while establishing a solid peer network of like-minded professionals.

Past participants' titles included Business Owners, Managers, Senior Managers, Senior Associates, Division Vice Presidents, Directors, Supervisors, Principal Senior Client Advisors, Presidents, and other senior-level candidates who oversee one or more employees.
What makes our program different?
Business Report's Executive Leadership Academy is an experiential program that brings the best of personal development, professional growth, leadership exposure, and guest CEO speakers. This is an intensive and intimate five-session program with purposely limited capacity. Through our time together, you will have access to key leaders and cross-sector perspectives and gain a new peer network to tap into throughout your career.
Who will I meet?
Past participants have been leaders across a wide range of organizations and industries, including professional services, banking, retail, communications, real estate, digital media, economic development, government, and academia. Titles included Manager, Senior Manager, Senior Associate, Division Vice President, Director, Supervisor, Principal Senior Client Advisor, or other mid-level titles in small to enterprise companies.
How does the application process work?
To be considered for the Business Report Executive Leadership Academy, you can apply or be nominated by your organization's CEO or senior executive. You can complete an application if you are a business owner or entrepreneur. The application form can be found here.
How much does it cost?
$3,875 covers all meals, assessments, supplies, and coaching over the course of five sessions.
Is there a cancellation policy?
All cancellations must be received in writing. Because class participation is limited and reserved, tuition is nonrefundable but may be applied to a future Business Report Leadership Academy session. Tuition payment acknowledges that the registrant has read and accepted all terms and conditions.
Are meals included?
All meals and snacks are included.
What do I need to bring?
You will receive a binder and handouts. You are welcome to bring a laptop or tablet.
What should I wear?
You should dress in business casual and comfortable attire for the entire program.
What if I miss one of the sessions?
We recommend committing fully to all sessions to optimize the experience, build your network, and realize the total value of Business Report's Leadership Academy. If a conflict arises and you miss a session, we will happily get you up to speed at a mutually agreed-upon date/time before the next session.
When is the next Leadership Academy?
The next Business Report Leadership Academy will kick off on September 6, 2024. Space is limited, and your application form, followed by a biographical form and payment, must be completed before the start of the program. If you cannot attend our next program and are interested in future sessions, please get in touch with us here.

apply for the executive academy

Please fill out the brief application form below to be considered for the Fall 2024 Session.
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