Leaders and Entrepreneurs Academy
The Leaders and Entrepreneurs Academy for Professional Development, or LEAPD, is a new initiative sponsored by the VCU Graduate School. A companion to the Preparing Future Faculty Program, LEAPD offers a series of short courses and experiences to assist graduate students seeking careers in industry, nonprofit organizations, health care, public service and government.
LEAPD is open to all graduate students. Areas of study will include how to start your own business, building networking skills, leadership, enhancing communication skills, resume writing, negotiation skills and opportunities for discovering alternative career paths.