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Inspiring leaders. Transforming organizations.

Companies turn to ICAN to invest in their most valuable resource: their employees. At the same time, individuals need to invest in their own careers, too. When people succeed, their companies succeed. We help people like you navigate their careers, elevate their work and motivate each other to be their best.

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Join us May 15 to elevate the collective power of women at the 2024 ICAN Women's Leadership Conference!

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Join us May 15 to elevate the collective power of women at the 2024 ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference!

At ICAN we believe leaders are anyone that makes a difference – Recognize an Impactful Leader!

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At ICAN we believe leaders are anyone that makes a difference – Recognize an Impactful Leader!

2,000+ All Program Graduates Strong

Our proven leadership development programs can help you find your true purpose and engage with your work like never before.

Years of excellence
Developing and influencing generations of leaders
Faculty Certifications
Inviting you to learn from leadership experts
Defining Leadership Graduates
Transforming leaders since 2004 through our flagship 4-month program
Partner Companies Annually
Organizations trust and turn to us year after year for high value experiences to inspire and invest in their talent pipeline.

Defining Leadership

Ignited Purpose. Maximized Potential.

During eight immersive, day-long group sessions, we’ll expound on all facets of leadership and how you can enhance your career now. Your leadership style and how you represent yourself to people plays a big role in your individual path. You’ll learn more about yourself, you’ll expand your network and you’ll design intentional plans to accomplish your goals.

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Custom Programs

Leadership Your Way

Custom programming offers the opportunity for our incredible faculty to lead personalized sessions at your company. We work closely with you to determine your unique needs and build a program that will accomplish your specific goals. This is an opportunity to delve into your organization’s culture, build off its strengths and take your leaders to the next level by choosing the programming that is right for you and your company.

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The ICAN Women’s Leadership Conference

Coming next on May 15, 2024

In our 30th conference year, 3,200+ leaders joined together for an unforgettable and inspiration-filled day of listening, learning and leading with international thought leaders and bold conversations. 


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Leadership Development for Everyone

We offer a variety of leadership programs that are suited for all career experience levels, all organization types and sizes, and all industries.

Level Up and Stand Out

Individual Coaching

Elite athletes have coaches to help them refine their techniques, elevate their skills and motivate them to win. Having a coach in your corner can help you stay at the top of your game — or help you get there. The individuals we coach are paired with one of our faculty members who advises them on their career, leadership development and more.

Personalized Success