The ITSMF Leadership Academy prepares IT professionals of color to meet the realities of today's competitive marketplace.
The ITSMF Leadership academy offers a progressive suite of educational and career development programs that address the unique challenges and opportunities faced by IT professionals of color.
The three programs in the academy are designed to sharpen current skills and competencies and provide IT professionals with tools for successful advancement.
Each academy is a 12-month developmental experience that allows participants to assess all facets of their managerial skill sets.
Participants interact with:
- — Current and retired C-level executives
- — Executive coaches
- — Executive mentors
- — Current Academicians
- — Subject matter experts
THE LEADERSHIP ACADEMY
Today's business environment requires lightning-fast decisions that are sometimes based on limited information. The academies provide information and tactics which can significantly improve how well IT professionals of color are prepared for the demands of senior management.
"The supportive environment of the Leadership academy, including training and development seminars, energizing and informative speakers, mentoring and networking opportunities is instrumental in the development of the P&G African-American IT leaders."
— Linda W. Clement-Holmes Chief Diversity Officer and
Senior Vice President Global Business Services
The Procter & Gamble Company
For mid-level managers who aspire to executive band positions.
Designed to guide newly seated or mid-level executive band participants.
Targeted for seated C-Level executives or extremely senior and seasoned executives. Also for those aspiring to build their own business enterprise or seek board appointments.
*Formerly the executive protégé program
Founder and Chairman Emeritus
"You can have all the technical knowledge in the world, but if you cannot articulate problems and solutions in business terms, you are not going to make the trip to the senior level, where advancement becomes more cultural and social."