The PE Institute is aimed at giving practicing professional engineers the leadership skills needed to succeed in this demanding profession. These programs will be tailored for the professional engineer with 7-10 years of experience and who are looking to advance their careers.

You will have the opportunity to:
  • Dialogue with other key leaders in the engineering community
  • Apply what you learn to enhance your own personal leadership skills
  • Shape the future of the engineering profession in Iowa
  • Shape the future of Iowa’s leading engineering organizations
  • Use what you have learned to benefit your employer, your profession and your career
  • Explore ways to inspire and motivate those around you

Class size is restricted to no less than 12 people and no more than 20. Deadline for nominations to be received is September 25, 2017.  To enhance the learning experience, the Institute’s steering committee will select suitable candidates, as necessary, if the number of nominations exceeds class size restrictions. These selections may be based on personal interviews.  Employers may nominate as many individuals as they wish. Successful applicants will be notified no later than September 30, 2017.

The investment for this outstanding series of leadership programs is $1,550 per participant. The Institute is designed to provide at least 40 Professional Development Hours. Non-members of IES are $2500. This fee includes registration for the sessions, lunches, dinners and breaks (unless specified otherwise in the schedule of programs). All participants completing the course will receive a PE Institute Leadership Certificate and recognition in IES publications and annual conference.

Institute Expectations: Each participant is expected to attend all sessions (dinners are optional).  Individuals missing more than one session will be addressed on a case by case basis.  Costs associated with overnight stays, optional activities not covered by registration are the responsibility of the individual or their employer. 

NOTE: Nominations must have the name of the applicant’s principal supervisor or employer and must be signed by both the applicant and the employer.  Deadline for Nominations is September 25, 2017.  Contact the IES office for more information or to receive a nomination application. Remember class size is limited.
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