AICPA – Leadership Academy 2020 Virtual Edition

Description

Developing excellence in the discipline of Leadership is essential for optimizing productivity and driving innovation. It is also the biggest opportunity facing organizations today. This multi day program will equip participants with the resources they need to build a personal leadership presence of integrity and trust, and to use that leadership to empower and inspire their teams, organizations, communities, and the CPA profession at large. 

The Leadership Academy combines broad and deep business expertise from both Business Learning Institute and pLink Leadership to offer a wealth of practical insight, proven strategy, and a heavy dose of inspiration.  Our leadership formula is built around studied and categorized, “creative competencies” for leading in rapidly changing times. This integrative platform for learning encourages a supportive network of connections between learners that often carries on in the years that follow. 

Learning Objectives
  • Explore the distinctions between reactive and creative leadership
  • Identify your own primary reactive tendency
  • Describe your personal top five values (character strengths) and how you can live into, and lead from, those core values
  • Assess current states of trust between individuals and within teams using seven researched aspects of trust-building (BRAVING)
  • Apply the Positive Psychology domains of, “PERMA” to leading from a position of healthy striving
  • Create an OBT (One Big Thing) leadership goal statement that is specific, measurable and observable
  • Develop the competency of anticipation through the Hard Trend Framework
  • Identify and practice facilitation and collaboration tools to engage and get the most out of your team
Major Topics
  • Hallmarks of Leadership Effectiveness
  • Component skills to hone the established discipline of Leadership
  • Domains of Positive Psychology that support Excellence in Leadership
  • Neurobiology of trust for building empowered and creative teams
  • Trends facing the CPA profession
    Facilitation skills
  • Hard Trends Framework
Provider
Business Learning Institute
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
T Shaped Professional Leadership
T Shaped Professional Anticipating and Serving Evolving Needs
CPE Field of Study
Personal Development
31.6
Who Should Attend

The leadership academy is designed for leaders at all levels. The purpose is to develop and enhance the skill sets needed to lead the profession into the future while providing emerging leaders with the resources and tools well beyond conventional training and mentorship programs.

Instructor(s)
Tom Hood Gretchen Pisano
Prerequisites

The ideal candidate is under the age of 40 and committed to taking his or her leadership to the next level.

Advanced Preparation

Completion of a 360 evaluation and debrief of the resulting profile with a Certified Leadership Coach.

Location
Live – Online Webcast
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When
October 1 - 8, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Location
Live – Online Webcast
Total CPE Credits
31.6
Format
Live Webcast

Agenda

Day 1

10/01/2020
1:00 pm
Kickoff

Interactive medium group discussion performed in breakout rooms, interactive polling, all participants active with cameras on.

Day 2

10/05/2020
10:00 am
The Adaptive Mindset and Epic Leadership Fails

Interactive zoom chat, Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

11:30 am
Break
11:45 am
Leadership Circle Foundation

Interactive virtual activity (Miro board), interactive small group discussions in breakout rooms, all partcipants active with cameras on.

12:30 pm
Alumni Mixer
1:30 pm
Leadership Circle Practicum

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

2:30 pm
Leadership Development Plan 1.0 *includes 15-minute break

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

3:45 pm
Leadership Conversation

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

4:45 pm
FutureThink

Interactive medium group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

5:30 pm
Break
6:30 pm
Making Connections

Day 3

10/06/2020
10:00 am
Check-in and Reflections

Interactive zoom chat, all participants active with cameras on.

10:15 am
Staying in the Creative: Values

Interactive polling and zoom chat, interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

11:30 am
Break
11:45 am
Staying in the Creative: Trust

Interactive polling and zoom chat, all participants active with cameras on.

12:30 pm
Alumni Mixer
1:30 pm
Courageous Leadership and Living BIG

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

2:30 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Healthy Striving

Interactive virtual activity (Miro board), interactive small group discussions in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

4:15 pm
Leadership Development Plan 2.0

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

4:45 pm
Leadership Conversation

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

5:30 pm
Break
7:00 pm
Cardz for Kidz

Day 4

10/07/2020
10:00 am
Check-in and Reflections

Interactive polling and zoom chat.

10:30 am
Leadership Conversation with AICPA Chair, Tracey Golden

Interactive zoom chat, all participants active with cameras on.

11:30 am
Break
11:45 am
Professional Issues Discussion with Barry Melancon

Interactive zoom chat, all participants active with cameras on.

1:00 pm
Roundtables with AICPA Staff

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

2:15 pm
Break
2:45 pm
Anticipatory CPA - Strategic Thinking About Our Context

Interactive polling and zoom chat.

3:15 pm
Anticipatory CPA Part 1: i2a: Insight to Action - 360 World View

Warm-up, Brainstorm, Progressive Post. Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

4:15 pm
Break
4:25 pm
Part 2: Leading in Exponential Times - Understanding Exponentials & Hard Trends

Opportunity Seeking & RONI. Interactive polling and zoom chat.

5:10 pm
Reflections - Learn - Do - Thank

Interactive polling and zoom chat.

Day 5

10/08/2020
10:00 am
Check-in and Reflections

Interactive polling and zoom chat.

10:15 am
Anticipatory CPA

Interactive polling and zoom chat.

11:05 am
Break
11:15 am
Changing the Future One Conversation at a Time

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

12:00 pm
Changing the Future One Conversation at a Time - Top 5 Framework

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

12:45 pm
Working Lunch/Brunch/Breakfast in Cohort Leadership Development Plan 3.0

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

1:45 pm
Group Coaching – LDP 3.0

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

2:30 pm
Leadership Vision

Interactive small group discussion performed in breakout rooms, all participants active with cameras on.

3:30 pm
Break
3:45 pm
Accountability, Evaluation and Feedback

Interactive zoom chat, all participants active with cameras on.

5:00 pm
Final Wrap

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AICPA – Leadership Academy 2020 Virtual Edition


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