The AIM Institute's Advanced Tech Leaders Academy is an annual management course for technology professionals. The program consists of one full day of training each month for seven months (October 2022 – May 2023). Each session focuses on a common on-the-job issue faced by tech managers.Apply Here
Today’s IT managers need effective leadership and management skills to deal with the challenge of global competition and a changing workforce. To address this growing need, AIM and its business members have collaborated to create the annual Advanced Tech Leaders Academy. The goal of the academy is to enhance leadership skills that are essential for current and upcoming tech managers.
"“I am a more competent leader and more confident in my abilities to lead my teams, organize my responsibilities, and develop my team members than I have ever been.”"
Advanced Tech Leaders will consist of an orientation, seven full-day sessions (one per month) and a graduation ceremony.
The Advanced Tech Leaders academy schedule has been set for the 2022/2023 cohort. This program will have sessions from October 2023 through May 2024.
October 6, 2023 (12:30pm - 2pm)
November 3, 2023 (9am - 4pm)
December 1, 2023 (9am - 4pm)
January 5, 2024 (9am - 4pm)
February 2, 2024 (9am - 4pm)
March 1, 2024 (9am - 4pm)
April 5, 2024 (9am - 4pm)
May 3, 2024 (9am - 4:30pm)
You must apply to participate, and participation is limited. It is mandatory that participants attend at least six of the seven sessions to complete and graduate from the program. Participants are also encouraged to attend a two-hour orientation in October. Criteria for selection include leadership potential, motivation, and ability to identify and meet tech challenges. Applicants are encouraged to reapply the following year if they are not selected.
In order for participants to receive a full refund, they must withdraw before Orientation. Participants who withdraw from the program during the period spanning the Orientation in October through the first session in November will be refunded at a rate of 50%. If withdrawal occurs after November 1, participants will be obligated to AIM for the full tuition amount. Refunds will be generated within 30 business days of receipt of the written notice of withdrawal.
Prior to October 6th, 2023: 100%
October 6th to November 3rd, 2023: 50%
After November 1, 2023: 0%
Applications will be accepted from individuals working in the Omaha metro area. A Selection Committee selects participants based on the Information provided on their application form, criteria for selection includes leadership potential, motivation, ability to identify and meet IT challenges and interest in the program. The class size is limited. October 1, 2022 is the application deadline for the 2022-2023 session. Applicants will be notified of their selection into the Advanced Tech Leaders Academy shortly afterward. Applicants are encouraged to reapply the following year if they are not selected.
"“I would recommend this to anybody in a leadership role who wants to have a greater impact in their career and the careers of those they lead.”"
"I'm extremely thrilled to have gone through this program, especially after others in my organization attended. I have learned more about myself as a person and how I can be a good leader to others. It's helped me become more confident in my voice."