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BIA Emerging Leader Training Powered by Sojourn Partners, presented in partnership with CEO & Family Enterprise Center

BIA Emerging Leader Training Powered by Sojourn Partners, presented in partnership with CEO & Family Enterprise Center

Thursday, September 23, 2021 (9:00 AM - 3:00 PM) (EDT)


**Registration for this session is now closed.**

The BIA Emerging Leader Training Program, powered by Sojourn Partners, presented in partnership with CEO & Family Enterprise Center is now accepting applications for the 2021/2022 class. Our emerging leaders and capable employees represent the future of our organizations, and leadership skills are in more demand than ever. How to communicate, influence, work with various teams, think strategically, and leading change are critical with the new realities we continue to face.

Applicants may include existing managers, supervisors or solo contributors who have a potential of advancement in the management and leaderships skills to be applied to your organizations. We will help them build their management muscle, and help prepare them for success.

Schedule & Subjects
Interactive sessions will be once a month for 6 hours and will consist of the following breakdown of subjects:

Meeting #1 (9/23/21, 9:00-3:00 pm):  Leadership Purpose and Courage

Meeting #2 (10/14/21, 9:00-3:00 pm): Interpersonal Management and Communication

Meeting #3 (11/4/21, 9:00-3:00 pm):  Strategy and Change

Meeting #4 (12/9/21, 9:00-3:00 pm): Interconnection and Culture

Meeting #5 (1/13/22, 9:00-3:00 pm): Impact and Influence

Meeting #6 (2/10/22, 9:00-3:00 pm) Integration and Graduation

Want to learn more? Click here to read an article in Enterprise magazine about the program!


Graduate testimonials:

“Sojourn leverages their collective experience to provide a personalized framework for an effective leader — not only for the individual but for an effective leader within the corresponding organization. The results are confident and authentic leaders who will execute positive, sustainable change.” Matthias Downey BIA Emerging Leaders 2019-2020 Cohort

 “It helped with everything from employees accepting the change quickly, to the ever-evolving procedures to combat the virus in our manufacturing facility,” he says. “We needed to implement the changes and have 100% acceptance to ensure the good health of all our employees.” Brent Rheinhardt BIA Emerging Leaders 2019-2020 Cohort

 “The (Change Management) session really flowed over into that off -site meeting, so the timing was perfect. I was able to implement it not only in myself but in a team setting.” Shanna Chasse BIA Emerging Leaders 2019-2020 Cohort

Highlights from 2021 graduating class post-program survey:

“I feel the program is extremely valuable. It highlights key things in Leadership. The program allows for real life examples and the opportunity to put it into practice right away.”

"This was a fabulous opportunity and the leaders at Sojourn are thought provoking and inspirational. Thank you!”

“After every class I've felt re-invigorated, more self-confident and a little smarter -- the coaches are amazing , and I want to be like them!”

“What I benefited from most was not only the skills I learned but the confidence I built in my abilities to lead. Words truly can't express how thankful I am for the opportunity to be part of this program.”

Your Investment 
$3,400/person all-inclusive for 6-month program for BIA and CEO & Family Enterprise Center (CFEC) members. The cost for non-BIA and non-CFEC members is $3,900 per person. For BIA and CFEC members who send more than one participant the cost is $3,000 per person. Participation is strongly encouraged for all six sessions. Space is very limited and registration closes on September 17th or when the class is full.

To apply please click on the registration link below. Once your registration information has been accepted, you will receive an invoice for the program cost from Sojourn Partners. For more information please contact Joanne Randall at Sojourn Partners (603) 232-9403 or


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