Boston's Future Leaders.

About the Program

Mission

To identify the leaders of tomorrow and engage them in the business and civic life of our community by providing a platform for professional development and significant opportunities for growth and exposure.

Goals

The Chamber offers numerous opportunities, including leadership development programs at Harvard Business School and Suffolk University, Sawyer Business School, that ensure each participant will gain:

  • Enhanced personal leadership and professional skills; 
  • A lasting network of professional peers;
  • Connections with prominent executives in the business and civic community;
  • Opportunities to become more informed about public policy issues that impact local businesses; and 
  • An increased ability to add value to their organizations and to the Greater Boston employer community as they advance to executive positions.

After completing the one-year program, Boston ’s Future Leaders alumni are invited to remain involved in the Chamber by taking part in unique programs and receptions.

Boston's Future Leaders Criteria

Selection Criteria: Participants must work for a Chamber member organization, hold a mid- to senior-level management position within their respective organizations, and be identified as having high potential for an executive-level position.

Nomination Process: Nomination forms are sent to Chamber member companies each December. Candidates must be nominated by senior executives within Chamber member organizations. A new class of 45-50 individuals will be selected to join Boston ’s Future Leaders each January.

Program Costs: The cost for participation is $2,500. This one-time fee includes a one and a half day leadership program delivered by Harvard Business School, a full day program entitled "Connecting Government with Business" delivered by Suffolk University, Sawyer Business School, and all additional program and reception costs.

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For more information on the Boston ’s Future Leaders Program, please contact Ali Pincus, senior programs manager.

 

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