DEVELOPING TOMORROW’S LEADERS
The ULI Dallas-Fort Worth Center for Leadership is designed to help build tomorrow’s community leaders who are dedicated to the ULI mission of responsible land-use and creating and sustaining thriving communities.
The nine-month program consists of seven full-day sessions led by outstanding professionals in public and private sector roles in the DFW area. Each day includes presentations, panel discussions, property tours, small group activities and project analyses allowing class members insight into various market sectors and broadening their perspectives on current issues and opportunities that are relevant to the North Texas Region. Each class is restricted in size to allow full engagement and collaboration in a small group environment.
APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLASS OF 2024 ARE NOW OPEN! APPLY TODAY.
Program Days: 2023-2024
Region in Context: September 2023
Regional Development Influences October 2023
UrbanPlan Workshop: November 2023
Finance, Capital Markets: December 2023
Community Building and Public Policy: January 2024
Economic Development: February 2024
Design and Construction: March 2024
mTAP Presentation Event: April 2024
Graduation – May 2024
Center for Leadership Candidate Criteria
1. Experienced Professional: Those poised to assume leadership positions in the North Texas Region or their profession in the near-term;
2. Education: Undergraduate degree or higher degree;
3. Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in the real estate industry or related field, including development, architecture, planning, law, construction, government, transportation, engineering, finance, sustainability, and non-profits;
4. Commitment: The Center for Leadership requires a significant time commitment. It is an nine-month program with seven full-day seminars and a group project. If accepted to this prestigious and competitive program, you are pledging in good faith to be fully-engaged and present. Attendance at BOTH the FIRST program day in September and the LAST program day (Graduation in May) is mandatory, and one excused absence during the other months is permitted