Leaderships skills of participants will be sharpened.
A letter will be sent to the participant’s immediate supervisor advising them of the participant’s enrollment in the program to provide evidence of their commitment to professional growth.
A letter will also be sent to the participant’s immediate supervisor from the ISA President when they have successfully completed the program.
The majority of the training is provided via the Internet allowing access at a convenient time for the participant.
The program takes into consideration today’s increasing work-related demand on volunteer’s time.
The 2-year completion timeframe requirement offers enough flexibility to minimize competition with work-related responsibilities.
The program also provides ISA-specific and general leadership skills training that can benefit participants in their professional careers.
Successful participants immediately become excellent candidates for key ISA leadership positions.
The program provides flexibility to participants by allowing them to choose how they obtain their points.
Grandfathering of points/credits for certain pre-enrollment experience is allowed.
Participants can enroll at anytime during the year.
Participants are encouraged to gain leadership experience by taking on leadership positions within ISA.
Obtaining the certificate of completion could be beneficial to participant’s career. They could include this as an accomplishment on their resumes and hang certificate on office wall. The letter to employer from the ISA President could lead to promotions and/or other company recognition.
Various ISA communications to members will ensure that successful participants are recognized by their ISA peers.