Odyssey Leadership Program 2019-20

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA) is once again pleased to offer the 2019-2020  Odyssey Leadership Program, part of the ACEC/MA Leadership Development Program.This highly rated,  intermediate leadership development program will focuses on the key leaders within firms that have acquired the knowledge and skills taught in the ACEC/MA Emerging Leaders program, but now strive to further develop their leadership skills. Odyssey is an extended program over nine months with eight formal training sessions and one individual session focused on leadership development.      
Early Registration open until Septemer 1st
Please forward your registration form, current resume and an answer to the following question:   
"What do you hope to gain from your involvement in the  ACEC/MA  Odyssey  Leadership Program?"  to acecma@engineers.org      
Theplanned course outline is shown below.      
An Odyssey Program Brochure with more information and registration form will be available soon.
   Four Basic Elements For Leadership Skills  
Well-defined Personal Vision  
Understanding Others  
Communicating to Motivate    
 Overview Of The Leadership Program   
   Odyssey includes eight(8) formal, full-day training sessions held over nine months, plus one individual coaching session.  
 All sessions, except Session 3, are held at the Babson Executive Conference Center on the Babson College Campus in Wellesley, MA.  
Session 3 is one-on-one coaching, this will be at The Engineering Center Education Trust,  
One Walnut Street, Boston, MA 02108  
Course Fee, includes instruction, all course materials, lunch and food breaks.       
PDHs: 58 PDHs. ACEC/MA, through the Registered Continuing Education Program, is providing professional development hours to meet certain continuing education requirements for licensure in some states. New York, Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Oklahoma require pre-approval of PDH sponsors. The Odyssey program has not been pre-approved in those states.      
ACEC/MA Members (or ACEC members in other New England states)  If your firm is a member, you are a member.To receive a member discount rate you must login in using your personalized login information. If you do not recall your personalized login information, contact   acecma@engineers.org  or call 617/227-5551.      
Schedule (be sure to reserve these dates):       

September 26, 2019 Session 1 - Leadership Principles
October 24, 2019 Session 2 - Understanding Yourself and Others Better
November 21 & 22, 2019 Session 3 - Individual meetings—One-on-One Coaching sessions at TEC, Boston
December 19, 2019 Session 4 - Communicating to Motivate
January 16, 2020 Session 5 - Leading Strong-Willed/Difficult People and Leading in Conflict Situations
February 13, 2020 Session 6 - Leading Change: Creating Environments For Change and Overcoming  Resistance to Change
March 19, 2020 Session 7 - Empowering and Growing Others: Delegating, Coaching, Mentoring, and  Empowering
April 30, 2020 Session 8 - Taking & Controlling Personal  Risk; Defining Your Personal Leadership Style
May 14, 2020  Session 9 - Inspiring Leadership In Others; Creating A Leadership Culture; Creating a Personal Growth Path; Graduation
June 4, 2020 Snow Date

 Register early.  Class size limited to 20 participants.  
 Attendance is limited to one employee per member firm.   
Additional employees from the firm can be placed on a waiting  list.    



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