Applicants should live or work in the Johns Creek area, be employed by companies which have a significant impact in Johns Creek or work for a company with plans to locate or do business in Johns Creek.
Applicants should come from a cross section of the community, including business, labor, government, education, the arts, community-based organizations, and human services.
Applicants should reflect the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of Johns Creek.
Applicants will be assessed based upon their record of leadership and community involvement, as well as their interest in the program, willingness to commit to the program requirements and goals, and demonstrated problem-solving and creative thinking skills.
Applicants from a corporation or organization must have the full support of their employer or sponsoring organization. (Individuals not associated with a business or organization may also apply).
Applicants must be able to fulfill program attendance requirements, including mandatory attendance at the opening retreat (in August) and full week-day sessions once a month from September through May and Graduation in June. In addition, they must work with classmates to complete a community service project. (No exceptions)
Tuition is $2,000
PROGRAM DAY THEME
Thursday, August 26, 2021, 7:00am to 6:00 pm *(MANDATORY ATTENDANCE)
Thursday, September 9, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
History, Arts & Culture of Johns Creek
Thursday, October 14, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Leadership Day/Toastmasters Session 1/*Kick-off Project Groups*
Thursday, November 18, 2021, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday, December 9, 2021 (EVENING)
HOLIDAY GATHERING *Alumni and Board encouraged to attend
Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Fundraising Day/Unlocking the Fear of Fundraising/Sponsorship/Grant Writing
Thursday, February 10, 2022, 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Health & Community Issues Day/Diversity & Inclusion/Poverty Simulation
Thursday, March 10, 2022, 7:30 am-5:00 pm
State and County Government Day
Saturday, March 12, 2022
Community Service Project in conjunction with Student Leadership
Thursday, April 14, 2022, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Power and Influence Day/Toastmasters Session 2/CEO Roundtable
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 9:00am – 5:00pm
City of Johns Creek and Public Safety Day
Thursday, June 9, 2022 (EVENING)
Graduation and Project Presentations