December 05-09, 2021

University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Empowering the next generation of leaders
Emerging
Leaders
Program

Empowering the next generation of leaders
Emerging
Leaders
Program

Empowering the next generation of leaders
Emerging
Leaders
Program

December 5 - 9, 2021
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
December 5 - 9, 2021
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

Founding Sponsor

Bayer

Presenting sponsor

"ELP is not only a networking opportunity but a fantastic way to new ways of thinking. For individuals on the cusp of high levels of leadership, this program is a great way to get you out of your comfort zone and typical thought patterns into more strategic long-term thinking."

Courtney Boyer
Duncan Family Farms
"ELP is not only a networking opportunity but a fantastic way to new ways of thinking. For individuals on the cusp of high levels of leadership, this program is a great way to get you out of your comfort zone and typical thought patterns into more strategic long-term thinking."

Courtney Boyer
Duncan Family Farms
"ELP is not only a networking opportunity but a fantastic way to new ways of thinking. For individuals on the cusp of high levels of leadership, this program is a great way to get you out of your comfort zone and typical thought patterns into more strategic long-term thinking."

Courtney Boyer
Duncan Family Farms

This multifaceted and rigorous program prepares high-potential leaders from all segments of the global fresh produce and floral supply chain, to embrace increasing levels of responsibility and handle both challenges and opportunities inherent in future leadership roles within the industry.

During this four and a half day program, coupled with ongoing online learning and a capstone course at PMA's 2022 Fresh Summit, participants will:

  • Learn from top industry leaders and university professors
  • Hone cross-functional skills through real-world simulations, case studies, group exercises and discussions
  • Build valuable relationships with peers throughout the global supply chain
  • Take advantage of professional coaching during the program
Why Attend?
Why Attend?

Why Attend Emerging Leaders Program?


For companies:
ELP is an opportunity to engage and empower key young employees as they rise through your organization, creating a pipeline of qualified leaders. Through group projects, simulated business challenges and discussions, participants will gain practical experience that will help them progress toward senior roles with greater responsibility.

For employees: ELP offers advanced business training developed in partnership with the University of Arizona and specifically designed for our industry. This intensive, multi-faceted program prepares participants to tackle business challenges, respond to opportunity and lead with confidence.

 

Who Should Attend?
Who Should Attend?

The program is limited to 40 participants, creating an intimate setting for learning and discussion. Applicants will be selected to participate based on meeting a majority of the criteria below:

Tip Murphy Scholarship for Leadership Excellence Career Development - Leadership Skills - Networking

Want a chance at having your registration and airfare covered?

Scholarship application deadline is June 30.
Apply today

  • Age range – 27-35 (+/- 2 years)
  • 5-10 years professional experience
  • Cross functional background
  • Recruited from across the industry
  • High potentials who are recognized for their innate leadership abilities and who routinely go beyond their job description
  • Proficiency in English is essential for successful participation

Questions?

Megan Nash - Program Director



Megan Nash
Program Director
+1 (302) 607-2160
Email Megan