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Leadership Development

Center for Innovation

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Foster your team's unique leadership skills.


Innovation builds from the individual to the organization to the profession, so to advance innovation in the profession, retain your best talent, and cultivate your clients, you need to develop a workplace of the future. As part of our commitment to helping you grow professionally and getting you ready for this constantly changing environment, we’ve compiled a broad list of white papers, cutting-edge resources and signature learning opportunities such as Leaders' Summit, Pathway to Partner, Dale Carnegie Certificate Program and CPA LEADx.

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we bring out the best in ourselves.” — William Ward


Center for Innovation Signature Learning

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We've partnered with Innerwill to bring this unique program that will guide you through your personal leadership journey to greater self-awareness of your leadership style and strengths.

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Dale Carnegie Certificate Program

Through virtual classroom trainings, you’ll find courses to help address the specific needs for your role. Receive expert coaching and high-level online interaction.

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Pathway to Partner

Pathway to Partner

Let us and Thomson Consulting help you meet your firm’s succession planning needs. The profession’s demand for talent and rising future leaders has become more important than ever in our changing global landscape.

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Leaders' Summit

Virtual Leaders' Summit

Virtual Leaders’ Summit brings together nationally renowned speakers and influential leaders to help you discover innovative solutions to empower your personal and professional growth. 2022 date coming soon!


Looking for more resources?

We've compiled dozens of articles and whitepapers focusing on innovation, mental health and leadership including the VSCPA Leading Forward podcast and Featured Innovator videos. 

Recognition and awards

Each year, VSCPA members nominate individuals in six award categories recognizing professional and personal accomplishments as well as innovation. As part of our commitment to innovation and diversity, we've added the following awards — Women to Watch, Impact and the Ruth Coles Harris Advancing Diversity and Inclusion award.