Executive Leadership Institute
The best leaders know that professional development never ends. It is crucial for senior-level executives leading organizations in today’s 21st century knowledge-based, global economy to take time for self-reflection and leadership growth. The Greater Boston Chamber’s Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) provides just that: an opportunity for the region’s key executives to connect with one another, refine management skills and gain new insights into leading organizations strongly into the future.
Program Highlights Include:
- Tailored sessions on topics spanning leading through change, strategic marketing, workforce management, working with government, and much more.
- Carefully curated networking opportunities designed to connect you with your peers and other established business leaders.
ELI Participants Will:
- Engage in discussions facilitated by globally renowned professors at MIT Sloan School of Management and John F. Kennedy School of Government, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
- Refine advanced business management skills
- Gain insight into leading organizations in a fast-paced, ever-changing market
- Strengthen understanding of Greater Boston’s relationship with the global economy
- Develop strategic and long-lasting professional connections
The Executive Leadership Institute provided new perspectives I instantly applied to my company. The collective brain trust – both with my classmates and our instructors at Harvard and MIT – are immensely invaluable. - Carla McCall, Co-Managing Partner, AAFCPAs
Eligibility & Selection Process:
- Each year, the ELI program accepts up to 40 senior executives who hold high-level management responsibilities within a Chamber member organization.
- The Chamber solicits and accepts online nominations from members during a rolling nomination period starting October 2. Individuals may nominate themselves provided their organization is a Chamber member. A nomination does not guarantee selection into the cohort.
- Once a nomination is submitted, we will invite the nominee to complete an online application. Applications open November 1 and are due by December 8.
The ELI program begins in January. The cost of participation is $5,500, which includes sessions, course materials and meals.
See the 2017 ELI Program Schedule (PDF).
See the ELI 2016 list of participants (PDF).