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Leader Development Day

August 5, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This program will be delivered virtually via Zoom

The CPhA Leader Development Day, in partnership with Artisan Agility, offers an exceptional opportunity for ambitious professionals in the pharmacy field to enhance their leadership skills and make a significant impact within their organizations. This program is tailored to empower individuals who are driven and eager to succeed, equipping them with the necessary tools and strategies to reach new levels of success. The workshop acknowledges the unique challenges and aspirations of high-achieving professionals in the pharmacy profession and fosters a culture of personal and professional growth among participants.

The Leader Development Day is a carefully curated learning experience that introduces participants to the core principles of The Leadership Ascent. Led by an expert facilitator, the program focuses on three fundamental pillars: leadership vs. management, team leadership and development, and project leadership. Through this immersive experience, attendees gain valuable insights and foundational knowledge to accelerate their leadership capabilities. Attending this condensed program serves as a gateway to the full Leadership Ascent experience, providing participants with a comprehensive understanding of the curriculum’s transformative power. Completion of the Leader Development Day equips individuals with a solid foundation to decide whether to continue their leadership journey with The Leadership Ascent program, aligning with their personal and professional aspirations.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in The Leadership Ascent at CPhA’s Leader Development Day. Discover how this experience can transform your leadership capabilities and unlock your full potential as an influential leader in the field of pharmacy.


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  • Introduction to Leadership
  • Team Leadership and Development
  • Project Leadership
  • Leadership Development Strategies
  • Conclusion and Action Planning


Jim Schiel has 35+ years of experience in software development, management, leadership and Agile Development in highly regulated industries including healthcare and telecommunications. He is one of the first Certified Scrum Trainers (CSTs), holding the certification since 2005. Jim began his agile practice by transforming an organization of over 1,200 developers from traditional SDLC to Agile Development using Scrum and Extreme Programming (XP) practices. In 2009, Jim founded Artisan Agility.

Jim has provided world-class leadership and Agile Development training experiences for over 18 years and has trained more than 24,000 students in 22 countries worldwide. Jim provides workshops on advanced Scrum and Agile techniques and leadership. Jim also provides coaching services to individuals and organizations looking to plan a transformation to agile development or correct a transformation.

Jim has worked with companies and government organizations worldwide and has helped save millions of dollars in costs by improving leadership, development practices, and product quality.



Registration Rate
Deadline to Register 8/3/23
Pharmacist Member   $99
Pharmacist Non-Member  $199
Student Pharmacist/Technician Member  $49
Student Pharmacist/Technician Non-Member  $99 (includes 1 year of CPhA membership)
Group Pricing Contact Jackie Williams at jwilliams@cpha.com

Cancellations are subject to 30% handling fee, there will be NO REFUNDS issued for cancellations received within 10 business days prior to program. Cancellations must be in writing. Refunds will NOT be made for no-shows. However, substitutions will be allowed, if received prior to 48 hours before the start of the program.


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ACPE Information

Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Release Date: 08/05/2023
Expiration Date: 08/05/2027

The California Pharmacists Association (#0113) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The live training seminar is approved for 3 contact hours (0.3 CEU) of continuing pharmacy education credit (UAN #: 0113-0000-23-048-L04-P and 0113-0000-23-048-L04-T).

Credit for this course must be claimed using the attendance code distributed at the end of this program. Once credit is claimed, transcripts of CPE will be available online within 24 hours on the participant’s CPE Monitor profile at www.nabp.net.  A Certificate of Achievement will NOT be mailed.


August 5, 2023
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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