Connecticut Professionals' Leadership Academy

What is the Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy?

The Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy brings together professionals from the:

  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Connecticut Bar Association, the Hartford County Bar Association
  • State Chapter of Chartered Financial Analysts Institute, and
  • Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals.

The Academy will serve as a primary resource for emerging leaders by strengthening leadership skills, building relationships, cultivating talent, and creating a collaborative community among several professions for the next generation of business leaders.

This six-month program will develop interdisciplinary leaders to help develop and improve their professions, their professional association groups, their companies, and their personal career growth.

Who should apply?

Early to mid-career professionals who are members of the sponsoring organizations seeking leadership training to propel them to the next level of their career. Those who demonstrate leadership within their organization and have a passion for the betterment of their profession will benefit from this program.


$500 per participant. 
Includes 23 continuing professional education credits.


Applications will be accepted Tuesday, October 1 through Thursday, October 31 (11:59 EST).   


Programs and events will include: 

Lean Principles and Practices Team Building Workshop

Clifton Strengths Leadership Workshop

Legislative Day at the Capitol

10Ks of Personal Branding

The Secrets of Effective Public Speaking

Marketing to Grow

Business Finance 101

Insider Scoop to Serving on a Board

Hartford Foundation: Get on Board Leadership

Junior Achievement Volunteer Day

How to Lead a Team Effectively and Efficiently

Clifton Strengths Leadership Workshop

Graduation Ceremony at Dunkin Donuts Park/Yard Goats Game

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