YP Leader Corps
BVU's YP Leader Corps is designed to grow and launch the next generation of civic leaders in the Akron community. The curriculum, designed for young leaders, will prepare you to make a meaningful difference in the community and develop necessary skills for both professional and personal success.
Learn about corporate and community culture from an experienced community leader who will serve as your mentor
Learn to be a leader based on your personality type
Master effective meetings and group decision-making
Learn roles and responsibilities of nonprofit board service
Expand your professional and personal networks
Connect with an Akron nonprofit board through BVU's highly acclaimed Board Matching Program that will match you based on your skills and passion
As an engaged community leader, you will develop better leadership, communication, critical thinking, problem-solving and team-building skills
This program is generously underwritten by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. As a result of their generosity, the fee to participate in BVU's YP Leader Corps is $500. The fee can be paid by the candidate, the candidate's employer or a combination thereof. Scholarship funds may be available to those who are unable to pay the entire fee.