The future leaders in your firm are cultivated in numerous ways — and one important resource is leadership training through ACEC/MA professional development programs.  As chair of the Leadership Education Committee, I am pleased to announce that we offer courses at five levels,  from just getting started through to senior principal.  Details and registration are available or by contacting Elizabeth at

Genesis:  for those with 3-5 years experience.  Understand the business-side of the workings of a firm.  Three classes in May 2013.

Emerging Leaders:  for those with 8-15 years experience.  Moving from management into leadership.
Seven weekly classes beginnng March 5, 2013.

Odyssey:  for those who are in leadership positions and want to refine their soft skills.  One class per month for 9 months.  The 2012-13 course is currently underway.

Everest:  for senior principals who want a forum for sharing ideas and issues to improve their firms.  Roundtable forum and dinner, held twice yearly.  Next is April 4, 2013.

Effective Writing:  for every level of engineer who wants to strengthen writing skills.  One half-day class held in fall and spring in Boston area and Western Mass.  Next is March 6 in Western Mass. and April in greater Boston.

ACEC/Massachusetts is taking the lead in building tomorrow’s leaders.  I am glad to be part of this effort!