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2021 Graphic Communications Leadership Institute Launches First Workshop in Chicago

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Leadership Development Program for Rising Professionals

The Graphic Communications Leadership Institute (GCLI) got underway with its initial full day workshop March 24 & 25, 2021 at the Chicago O’Hare Hilton Hotel in Chicago, Il. Attendees from around the country gathered to begin the process of deepening their knowledge and skills in a variety of business management disciplines.

GCLI is a rigorous, cutting-edge leadership development program specifically designed to prepare the next generation of business leaders with a well-rounded foundation in leadership and managerial expertise.

“……this workshop kept us engaged and provided awesome learning material, not to mention the great networking opportunities to work with our fellow peers……”
Rob Henderson, Operations Manager, One Point

“I wanted to congratulate you both on a great kick off to GCLI.
Brandon and I were very impressed with the layout, content, and organization of the meeting.

It was great to be surrounded by fellow industry partners and dedicate time outside the business developing our understanding of finance within the industry.
Excited for our next workshop”….
Sam Campitella, Vice President – Sales
Brandon Boyers, Vice President- Operations
Vivid Impact

This three-year program is made up of four quarterly 1-day workshops that include customized, highly focused breakout sessions with faculty. Virtual “check in” sessions every 45 days keep participants on track between workshops.

Each year, two of the four quarterly workshops are held at the O’Hare Hilton Hotel. There are also two workshops scheduled to be hosted at a manufacturer/supplier training and demonstration facility and at a selected printing company.

The curriculum is built upon four foundational areas: Strategic Planning, Sales Leadership, Financial Controls, and Operational & Organizational Excellence. Seminar modules are led by industry veterans, Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., CAE, Founder & Principal of Alexander Joseph & Associates and Mike Philie, Principal of the Philie Group.

"For anyone looking to advance their understanding and leadership skills in the commercial print industry, I recommend the GCLI! Mike and Joe combine a solid curriculum and years of experience with real-world scenarios in their teaching. The small cohort size makes for great discussions on poignant topics."
Mark Fordice, Senior Project Manager,

To learn more about GCLI and to find out whether it’s right for you and your organization, visit gcleadershipinstitute.com


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