Management Development Academy

Management Development Academy

CLASS 13 | July 2023 | October 2023 | January 2024

Class 13 is sold out! If you missed out on class 13, make sure to add your name to class 14’s waitlist. You’ll receive advanced notification when registration opens next year.

The Management Development Academy (MDA) is an interactive three-part series of customized workshops, designed to grow your business and leadership acumen to prepare you for success in your current and future roles. The program rotates through different walkable and exciting cities across the country.

Each session includes 2.5 days of expert-led workshop sessions, facilitated debriefs, activities and interaction, as well as plenty of time to connect with the presenters, facilitator and your peers.

Class 13 Schedule:

  • July 31-August 2, 2023 | Cleveland, OH 
  • October 23-25, 2023 | Charlotte, NC
  • January 29-31, 2024 | Tampa, FL

With each cohort limited to 30 participants, you can develop an intimate, long-lasting network of peers and colleagues that you can rely on as you grow your career and business.

Designed exclusively for department supervisors, team leaders and mid-level managers looking to advance their business and leadership acumen, MDA graduates are equipped to inspire and lead their teams and organizations.

Since its inception in 2012, more than 300 individuals have graduated from MDA, with many earning expanded roles and responsibilities at their organizations, a direct result of the skills and confidence gained from being a part of this highly regarded program.


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The Precision Metalforming Association is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. This program is worth 42 PDCs.




The use of this official seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval. This program, ID number 636615, has been approved for 40 conference recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).



Julia Gannon

Meetings and Events Manager

(216) 901-8800
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