TAI announces Iowa Technology Leadership Institute, applications now open

The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) has opened applications for the first-ever class of its Iowa Technology Leadership Institute. The Leadership Institute a five-month program designed to provide business and leadership education to employees intending to advance into a leadership position.

The program will provide access to networking with peers and experienced executives from across the industry. Classes will focus on the non-technical aspects of leadership that help seasoned professionals build influence and move to the next level of their careers. The experience will include engaging presentations, interactive panelists, small group problem-solving scenarios, and one-on-one mentoring from experienced technology executives.

Michelle Bates, founder and CEO of SkyPrairie, and Dave Tucker, partner at Next Level Ventures, will serve as technology executives in residence throughout the program, which will host in-person events once a month across the state.

Applications for the Iowa Technology Leadership Institute will be accepted from June 16 through September 3, 2021.  All applicants will be notified of their selection status by early October 2021. The inaugural class will include 25 participants.

Tuition for the Iowa Technology Leadership Institute is $3,000 for TAI members and $3,500 for non-members.

For more information on the institute and how to apply, go to technologyiowa.org/iowa-technology-leadership-institute/

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The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) has also announced the schedule for its 2021 Roadshow, which will travel to five communities across the state throughout July.

July Roadshow Dates

  • July 26: Sioux City
  • July 27: Fort Dodge
  • July 28: Spencer
  • July 29: Waverly
  • July 30: Decorah