Developing Your Leadership Game Plan

Developing Your Leadership Game Plan 2024


A Workshop to Prepare Association Leaders to Guide Their Organizations Through This Year and Beyond

  • Tuesday, December 3 | 1–4 pm ET
  • Wednesday, December 4 | 10 am–1 pm ET
The partnership between association CEOs and their key volunteer leaders is more important than ever as the association sector continues to adapt and lead through the pandemic, economic disruption, and heightened uncertainty. These times bring particularly unique challenges and opportunities to STEM associations, and leaders must have the information and skills to engage effectively.
CESSE and McKinley Advisors are proud to offer a virtual workshop for STEM association CEOs and their board officers that will help foster an effective partnership and prepare them to lead their organization.

Registration Opening Soon

We will notify CESSE members when registration for a new session has opened.


Who Will Benefit

The leadership workshop is designed for Association Chief Executive Officers/Executive Directors and up to two of their volunteer leader board officers.

Course Outline

This workshop will be delivered through two virtual Zoom sessions and will explore:
  • Effective governance practices and leadership roles for CEOs and their board leaders
  • Addressing critical issues like diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and leading through change
  • Developing strategies that translate into stronger revenue performance
  • Gaining insight into strategies and priorities that support achieving an organization's goals

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Attendees will receive 6 CAE and 6 CMP Credits

CAE and CMP Credits


CESSE is a CAE Approved Provider

This workshop meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accordance with CAE policies.

For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 6 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

Note: Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal. There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – the selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.


CESSE is a CMP Approved Provider

Certified Meeting Professional Preferred ProviderCESSE has been approved by the Events Industry Council (EIC) as a Preferred Provider of the above-listed continuing education courses, which qualify for CMP continuing education credit. Determination of continuing education credit eligibility or Preferred Provider status does not imply EIC’s endorsement or assessment of education quality.

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