African American Leadership Program (AALP)

The premier experience for African American leaders -- 10 years, 11 cohorts, and 200 alumni!

Celebrating over a decade of developing high performing African American leaders and building a network of 200 alumni, the African American Leadership Program (AALP) is pleased to announce the launch of AALP 2.0.

AALP 2.0 is the result of a significant program redesign that will incorporate the latest high-impact trends and best practices in leadership development.

As a result of the redesign process, the timing for our AALP cohort will shift from the traditional October kickoff to a new program cycle. AALP 2.0 cohort will begin in Q1 2020. AALP 2.0 will continue to offer a transformational learning experience where participants increase their confidence and effectiveness as leaders in their organizations and across the community.
 

This program unleashes the talent of African American professionals for personal, organizational, and community gain.

  • Personal: AALP leverages each participant’s unique capabilities to enhance performance and boost career advancement.
  • Organizational: AALP strengthens and retains a diverse talent base for Milwaukee organizations.
  • Community: AALP builds a network of skilled leaders who cross the boundaries of geography and industry to help our community flourish.
This program is open to Black professionals who work in greater Milwaukee area organizations: private, public, and nonprofit.

Participants should have a minimum of five years of professional employment, have potential for advancement and hold a position with some influence, which would include at least one of the following: decision-making, program/department management, or supervisory responsibilities. Experienced business owners and entrepreneurs also qualify.

The program fee includes 360 degree feedback, coaching, retreat lodging, facilitation, materials, and meals. The AALP fee is $5,500 per participant. Discounted rates are available for individuals who do not have support from their employer organizations, and non-profit organizations. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the program reaches capacity. Applicants must complete a written application, submit a resume and complete a brief telephone interview.

 
 
AALP 2.0 dates will be posted in January, 2020.
 
Lunch & Learn:  
AALP Application Deadline  
Opening Retreat:  
Full Day Sessions (8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.):   
Evening Sessions (5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) at various locations:   
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Learn more about the African American Leadership Program 2.0...

Q: How can I expect to benefit from this program?
A: Like the original program, AALP 2.0 participants will deepen self awareness, strengthen your leadership and management skills and abilities, position yourself for career enhancement, build networks across the region with other professionals, and gain access to established leaders and key regional decision makers.

Q: Who is this program for?
A: AALP 2.0 is for Black professionals who work in Metro Milwaukee organizations: private, public, and nonprofit. Participants should have a minimum of five years of professional employment, have potential for advancement and hold a position with some influence, which would include at least one of the following: decision-making, program/department management, or supervisory responsibilities.

Q: When will AALP 2.0 begin?
A: We anticipate a start date in Q1 of 2020.

Please contact Margaret Arney at (414) 410-4553, leadership@stritch.edu for more information.

 

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