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Executive Leadership Development Program (ELDP)

Implementing organizational and cultural changes in order to execute new strategies are imperative skills for effective leaders. The NGA Executive Leadership Development Program is designed to develop and prepare leaders to face business challenges in the 21st century marketplace. 

The conference is a high-impact learning opportunity encompassing intense, interactive instruction presented by a mix of respected academic and industry leaders.

The 2018 Executive Leadership Development Program will take place from June 3-7 at Cornell University. 

 

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Retail Management Certificate Program

Retail Management Certificate Program

The Retail Management Certificate is an accredited business program that gives associates the necessary skills to get started or advance their career in the retail grocery industry. The Certificate is available to anyone and can be completed in as little as one year. Classes are offered online nationally and on campus at certain approved community colleges; new college partners are being added daily.

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Webinar Wednesdays

Webinar Wednesdays

The Webinar Wednesday program gives NGA members a convenient, consistent tool to remain updated on a variety of relevant topics. Learn about the latest ecommerce technology or get updated on the most recent labor law regulations, all from the comfort of your own home or office! Webinars are offered by either NGA or the NGA Foundation and are typically on Wednesdays at 2:00 pm ET. Registration is complimentary for NGA members, $39.00 per webinar for non-members. 

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Online Training

Online Training & Education Center

The NGA Online Training and Education Center is a people development organization supported by The Coca-Cola Company. As an educational organization, it serves more than 40 companies with blended training program that include 100 industry-specific online courses divided into nine different libraries featuring topics such as food safety and sanitation basics, emotional intelligence, and meat wrapping.

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Veterans Programs

Veterans Programs

The NGA Foundation is currently exploring partnerships to support the employment of veterans in the independent grocery industry. 
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Woman of the Year

Women Grocers of America (WGA)

The Women Grocers of America (WGA) is the sole organization representing female grocers and other women affiliated with the independent food industry. WGA specifically serves as NGA’s career development network for active female professionals as well as students interested in pursuing independent retail grocery careers. 

The mission of WGA is to promote the recruitment, growth, development, and empowerment of women within the independent grocery industry.

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Resource Center

NGA Foundation Resource Center

The NGA Foundation Resource Center serves as a platform to raise awareness and provide education and tools to NGA members, industry stakeholders, consumers, and anyone interested in learning more about the independent supermarket industry. 

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Grocers Impact America

Grocers Impact America

Comprehensive information about the economic impact of the independent supermarket industry. 

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NGA Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships

19 Scholarships and up to $75,000 in funds to help the independent supermarket industry's next generation of leaders. 

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Student Case Study Competition

Student Case Study Competition

The Student Case Competition provides students teams with the opportunity to creatively address a real-world issue currently impacting the industry. The competition is held annually at The NGA Show, and awards up to $4,000 for winning teams of four students who success address the year's case study question. 

Interested in involving your students at The NGA Show? Contact Maggie White for more information. 

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Mentorship Program

Mentorship Program

The NGA Foundation is working with affiliates like WGA to create a mentorship program to develop young industry talent.  

If you're interested in mentoring a student at The NGA Show please contact Maggie White for more information. 

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