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Take the time for yourself! Professional development opportunities are more important now than ever before. Continuing education opportunities are a great way to develop skills, boost morale, and improve recruitment efforts.  Employees who participate in professional development are more engaged, loyal, and committed to meeting their company’s challenges. Employees who apply new skills and knowledge to their work help their company become more competitive.

Our educational and networking options provide attendees with access to information and peers to help members and industry professionals solve problems, make smarter decisions, improve skills sets, and become better association leaders. 

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Association Leadership Academy - Master's Series
Series Begins January 2021

The Empire State Society of Association Executives’ Association Leadership Academy Master’s Level offers a unique, executive-level cohort learning experience over a series of five monthly educational sessions led by accomplished association and corporate leaders. Sessions will include lectures, interactive discussions, and exercises to promote strategic thinking, engagement, and peer collaboration. Participants will emerge with enhanced knowledge and critical decision-making ability on timely and significant topics relevant to association leadership

ALA Master's Level has been designed specifically for ALA alumni, executive and senior-level professionals from all association practice areas as well as industry partners. Take advantage of education specifically designed for executive and senior-level association professionals! It is vital to keeping abreast of the ever increasing and changing opportunities and challenges ahead.

Executives cannot rest on their laurels and must constantly demonstrate leadership to staff, boards and members. The ALA Master’s Level will help participants hone skills, anticipate problems, seek resolution and plan for the future. It also will support new executives, helping to ensure that they are prepared, innovative, and forward thinking as they seek opportunities to better serve their constituents.