The NSPE Emerging Leaders Program is an intensive 7 month, professionally facilitated, focused, practical, virtual program for emerging leaders.
Between August and February participants will receive specific, relevant training and application on how to be successful at higher levels of leadership responsibility.
The target audience for the Emerging Leader Program is for promising early-career professionals with 5-8 years of experience who are just beginning to lead and think strategically in the profession and their careers.
The reality-based curriculum focuses on the core skills necessary to think strategically, build effective teams, deliver great service for their most valued clients, and lead successfully.
Each participant will take part in:
- PXTSelect online leadership assessment tool and analysis
- 90 Minute professionally lead leadership training provided by Cross Group
- Asynchronous learning discussions
- Mentoring discussion
- Topics: Ownership, Team Development, Communication Skills, Giving/Receiving Feedback, Presentation Skills
- Networking opportunities with peers and national NSPE leaders
- Presentation skills training and hands on experience with a presentation to the NSPE Board of Directors
- Project based team building and leadership training
June 30: Application DUE
TBA: Application Decisions/Acceptance
TBA: Registration fees due $950 member/ $1,249 non member (includes membership)
Justifying participation can be tough. Below is a letter template you can use to help justify your participation in this program. Simply edit the document and fill in the highlighted portions into the word document or copy it into an email.
The NSPE Education Foundation has reserved four scholarships for eligible applicants for whom cost would be prohibitive of participation, and where employer sponsorship is not available. If you qualify, please send a letter to email@example.com outlining why you should be considered for a scholarship.
It is important that each participant be able to attend all scheduled events. The program events will include monthly “Live Meetings” and separate Online Discussion/Application Sessions from August 2021 through February 2022. A detailed schedule of events will be provided to each selected applicant as we move closer to the event.
NSPE Diversity Statement
One of the four key focus areas of the NSPE's strategic plan is promoting diversity in tomorrow's engineer. In an effort to encourage these efforts, we would appreciate all applicants of the ELP program, and those utilizing our services, fill out their demographic information in their NSPE account profile.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021.
Meet the Class
The 2020 Class of the NSPE Emerging Leader Program was a diverse group of super achieving new professionals looking to enhance their leadership skills and potential. We are proud of them for their hard work and growth throughout the program.