Cornell University • Ithaca, NY • June 1 - 5, 2014
University of Southern California • Los Angeles, CA • June 8 - 12, 2014

The 2014 NGA Executive Leadership Development Program is hosted by Cornell University and theUniversity of Southern California (USC). This program, generously supported by PepsiCo and Unilever, provides rising grocery industry executives with the knowledge, tools, resources and inspiration necessary to lead their companies and drive them to long-term success.

Invest in Your Company’s Future
Outstanding leaders create a vision for others and have the ability to translate it into a lasting reality. Initiating and implementing organizational and cultural changes in order to execute new strategies are imperative skills for effective leaders. The NGA Executive Leadership Development Program helps retailers and wholesalers develop leaders from within their organizations who can respond to business challenges in the 21st century marketplace. The conference will provide rising grocery industry executives with the knowledge, tools, resources and inspiration necessary to lead their companies and drive them to long-term success. It is a high-impact learning opportunity encompassing intense, interactive instruction presented by a mix of respected academic and industry leaders. This industry-specific executive development program includes:

  • Five days of interactive, intensive instruction on the campus of Cornell University or University of Southern California;

  • A faculty mix of respected academic and grocery industry leaders;

  • Time to network with other rising grocery executives; and

  • An in-depth personalized 360 degree assessment of the participant’s personal leadership style and develop an action plan to improve.

Effective leaders are necessary to provide the vision; passion; and motivation that ensures their companies will meet customer expectations and succeed in the marketplace.

Who Should Attend 
Current mid- or upper-level executives with large spans of control and responsibilities that require delegation of tasks to others. These executives must be rising executives who are candidates for increased "people" and general management responsibilities.

Application Procedures
To nominate individuals within your company,contact Michelle Cooper. Candidates/Applicants will be accepted according to qualifications. You and the candidate(s) will be notified of his or her acceptance in the program by an acceptance letter.

Enrollment is limited. Candidates/Applicants must be employed by an NGA member company.        

 

Click here to download the 2014 ELDP Brochure 


Nomination deadline April 15, 2014.