Merit Shop Emerging Leaders

Merit Shop Emerging Leaders


The Merit Shop Emerging Leaders Group is designed to cultivate future leaders in the construction industry. The program offers networking events that allow emerging leaders an opportunity to meet and interact with their peers. It also provides sessions where participants can learn new leadership skills and steps taken to achieve their success.

During this yearly academy, over 4 sessions, participants take part in team-building workshops, listen to guest speakers and presentations and network with valued industry professionals.

This program admits participants by application only.
Applications for the 2020 program are due by November 15, 2019.

Click here to apply!

For more information, please contact Jared Harridge at 515-985-1174.

2019 Session Schedule

Session 1: Wednesday, February 13th
Colors Training

Session 2: Wednesday, April 10th
Situational Leadership and Emotional Intelligence

Session 3: Wednesday, June 5th
Technology in Construction/Lean Construction
ABC of Iowa Presentation
STEP: Safety Training Evaluation Process

Session 4: August 21st
Reality-Based Leadership & Graduation
Celebratory Emerging Leaders Social