game changing growth

All rising professionals, executives, and small business owners are invited to join us in taking their leadership to the next level. Business Report’s Executive Leadership Academy is a transformative program that will take your career and your organization to new levels of success. 

The Leadership Academy was simply an amazing experience. The speakers were incredible! Having completed the Leadership Academy, I feel fired up and ready to go back to my company and try different and new ideas.

Jerell Thomas

The Leadership Academy has exceeded my expectations for sure! There has been a diverse group of people that I have been able to meet and learn from. The CEO guest speakers have been phenomenal and have shared some very real-life lessons.

Lori Boeneke

“The Business Report’s Leadership Academy was the best leadership class that I have attended; the instructors gave great insight on how to take yourself professionally and personally to a higher-level leader and the skills and tools necessary to implement great working environments.”

Greg Rockenbaugh
Corporate Controller

“The Leadership Academy was a tremendously enriching experience – engaging speakers, well-structured program, informative materials, and incredible networking opportunities!”


The Business Report’s Leadership Academy is the disruption that every leader should experience and embrace to become a better version of their self.

Jeremy Miller
Vice President, EHS, REPCON

A great program to re-energize your leadership, network with other leaders, & learn from experienced and talented professionals.

Calli Sivils
Director of Development, BEARING POINT PROPERTIES

Leadership Academy

The Business Report Executive Leadership Academy has become a sought-after, energizing and career-enhancing program. Offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall, the program is presented in five sessions on Fridays. Class size is limited to ensure a personalized experience.

This exclusive program for advancing professionals and entrepreneurs offers the best of personal development, professional growth, leadership exposure and insight from guest CEO speakers. High performers are nominated by their CEO to participate in the academy to elevate their leadership skills. Entrepreneurs and small business owners can also apply.

This unique learning experience will enable participants to grow via:

Application Process

The Business Report Executive Leadership Academy is an application-based program now accepting applicants for the Fall 2024 Session. Entrepreneurs and small business owners can also apply. The application form can be found here. Once accepted, the candidate will receive a congratulatory email along with a link to complete a biography form. Those unable to attend the next session due to space limitations will be notified of the next application period.


Professionals with a minimum of 3 years of business experience and/or manage a team, and who are on the fast track for increased responsibility at any level of an organization are eligible for the academy. The attendees will represent a wide variety of industries as well as the nonprofit and government sectors.


$3,875, which includes program fee, course materials and meals. Payment of tuition is acknowledgement that the registrant has read and accepted all terms and conditions stated above.