The Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy brings together professionals from the:

  • Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • CFA Society Hartford
  • Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Connecticut Young Insurance Professionals
  • Connecticut Bar Association

The Academy will serve as a primary resource for emerging leaders by strengthening leadership skills, building relationships, cultivating talent, and creating a collaborative community among several professions for the next generation of business leaders.

This six-month program will develop interdisciplinary leaders to help develop and improve their professions, their professional association groups, their companies, and their personal career growth.

Who should apply?

Early to mid-career professionals who are members of the sponsoring organizations seeking leadership training to propel them to the next level of their career. Those who demonstrate leadership within their organization and have a passion for the betterment of their profession will benefit from this program.


$500 per participant. 
Includes 4 CT CLE (Continuing Legal Education) Credits


Applications will be accepted Tuesday, October 1 through Thursday, October 31 (11:59 p.m.).  

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Leadership Academy
2020 Program Sessions

Tuesday, January 14
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lean Principles and Practices Team-Building Workshop

Clifton Strengths Leadership Workshop

Tuesday, February 11
Time TBD
Legislative Day at the Capitol

Tuesday, March 3
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
10Ks of Personal Branding

Tuesday, April 7
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Junior Achievement Volunteer Day

Thursday, April 23
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The Secrets of Effective Public Speaking

Marketing to Grow

Tuesday, May 5
9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Business Finance 101

Insider Scoop to Serving on a Board

Tuesday, June 16
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
How to Lead a Team Effectively and Efficiently

Tuesday, June 30
Time TBD
Graduation Ceremony at Dunkin Donuts Park and Yard Goats Game