Accelerate introduces and exposes emerging leaders to various mentoring, networking and leadership opportunities within the profession and community through a professional development and networking program designed to enhance effective and necessary critical skills.
In 2019, TXCPA Houston will continue this four-week professional development and networking program to enhance the critical skills necessary to be effective within your professions and communities.
“Connecting Future Leaders” Professional Development & Networking Program
CPE Credit: 12 Hours (three hours per classroom instruction)
Class Size: Limited to 20 current and future leaders of the accounting or other business professions
2019 Fall schedule:
|October 23||5:30 - 7:00 p.m.||Networking Reception|
|October 24||7:30 - 10:30 a.m.||Session 1||Mike Goodfriend||Personality and Self Awareness: Review of Birkman Assessment|
|October 31||7:30 - 10:30 a.m.||Session 2||Deanna Sullivan||Effective Communications|
|November 7||7:30 - 10:30 a.m.||Session 3||Jamie Belline||Conflict Management|
|November 14||7:30 - 10:30 a.m.||Session 4||Donny Shimamoto||Team Performance|
|November 21||6:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Dinner||Roundtable Discussion|
Who may participate:
- Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), with at least six years of post-graduate, full-time work experience in public accounting or industry.
- CPA participants should be a current member in good standing of TXCPA Houston
- Non-CPAs with a minimum of six years of post-graduate, full-time work experience may also apply.
Each session will build upon the prior session, beginning with an individualized personality assessment from The Birkman Method and self-awareness, followed by conflict management and interpersonal communications.
The one month program consists of one session each week of the operating month. Enjoy a private happy hour to network with Society leadership and other members of the session the evening prior to the program's initial session. Begin each weekly morning session with breakfast and networking time before discussions. The program concludes with a dinner and roundtable discussion. Applicants may attend TXCPA Houston's Leadership Webinar series later in the year.
For more detailed information on this program, or if you or someone in your organization is interested in participating, email Carol Spencer or call 713-622-7733, ext. 320, or 832-831-9232.