NALP Leadership Academy

September 15-18, 2018

2018 Schedule2018 Instructor Bios

Developing the Industry’s Finest Leaders

The National Association of Landscape Professionals and Cornell University's SC Johnson School of Business have created the NALP Leadership Academy to provide industry pros with the skills, industry specific insight, and know-how needed to be effective leaders in today's complex and changing industry.

Taught by a team of top professors from Cornell, the course will help chief executives, principals, and emerging executives, develop and polish the skill set needed to ensure that their companies run smarter, more efficiently, and more profitably. Participants receive a certificate from Cornell University upon completion. 

What Will You Gain?

  • Develop leadership skills, specific to our industry that will help advance your company's goals, 
  • Advance your career by earning a certificate from Cornell University,
  • Get Research-based insights and "aha moments" delivered by the experts at Cornell, and
  • Network with peers and colleagues from across the nation.


Click "Register Now" to begin your application. After reviewing all applications, we will notify participants of their acceptance into the program by July 15, 2018. Please do not make travel arrangements until you have been notified of acceptance. Application deadline is July 30. 

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NALP members: $4900
NALP non-members: $5900
*Fee includes all course materials, three nights’ hotel stay at the Statler Inn (on Cornell University campus) and meals during your stay. It does not include airfare or ground transportation. The application fee is used to hold space in the program; therefore, it is non-refundable but will be applied to full registration fee if accepted into the program. Applications are taken on a first come, first served basis and if any participant is denied access into the program due to space limitations, NALP will refund the application fee.

If you have questions about the program, please contact

Johnson Cornell School of Business