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AICPA Leadership Academy

The AICPA Leadership Academy exposes the next generation of CPAs to a strong ethic of leadership and service, providing them with strategies that empower candidates to become leaders within their organizations, communities and the CPA profession.

What is the Leadership Academy?

The four-day leadership program for young accounting professionals engages candidates in a self-examination of leadership, what that means and how that impacts their personal life, career path, and the CPA profession.

The interactive dialogue with the profession’s thought leaders and other academy participants focuses on the issues that the profession is currently facing.

The academy exposes the next generation of CPAs to strong leadership ethics and service while providing them with the strategies to forge relationships, to expand their competencies and empower them to become a leader within their organization, community, and the CPA profession.

For questions or additional information, please email LeadershipAcademy@aicpa-cima.com.

Why Attend?

  • Experiential learning
  • Leadership development
  • Networking
  • Impact the profession
  • Personal development

Who should attend?

In order to be considered, you must meet the following eligibility requirements at the time of application:

  • Be a licensed CPA between the age of 25-35
  • Be a regular member of the AICPA
  • Be a member of a state society and/or professional accounting organization
  • Have 3+ years of experience within the CPA profession

Date, location and fees

Date: TBD for 2023

Location: Durham, NC

Cost: Accepted individuals are responsible for a portion of the program fee, which includes learning materials, a pre-program executive coaching session, meals, social activities, four nights’ hotel accommodations and a least 25 CPE credits. The cost for 2023 will be announced later this fall.

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