Employee Ownership Foundation – Charles R. Edmunson Scholarships

FoundationThe Employee Ownership Foundation is accepting applications for the 2014 Charles R. Edmunson Scholarships. Information is available on the Employee Ownership Foundation website. The deadline for all 2014 Edmunson Scholarship Application is March 7, 2014.

This Scholarship program honors employee ownership leader and advocate Charles R. Edmunson who dedicated a significant part of his life to educating employee owners of the benefits of widespread ownership in a free enterprise system. Mr. Edmunson was also instrumental in the creation of the Employee Ownership Foundation.

An Edmunson Scholarship awards an ESOP employer up to $1,250 to defray the expense of sending employee owners to employee ownership training programs such as the Employee Ownership Foundation’s Employee Owner Retreat or the Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The Scholarship may also be used for Association Chapter and Regional Conferences. The Scholarship is for non-managerial employee owners.

Leading in an Ownership Setting: The Program for CEOs

Employee Ownership Foundation News


2013 Dates Announced for Leading in an Ownership Setting: The Program for CEOs

The CEO certificate program, Leading in an Ownership Setting: The Program for CEOs, an educational partnership of the Employee Ownership Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania, will be presented in two sessions in 2013 — June 9 – 14, 2013 and November 3 – 6, 2013.

This innovative certificate program, specially designed for CEOs of ESOP companies, is in its fifth year and will once again be taught by faculty from the University of Pennsylvania. This program will provide CEOs with:

  • An understanding of the factors for leading effectively in an ESOP company
  • Knowledge about the leadership challenges and opportunities unique to ESOP companies
  • Practical ideas on how to promote employee engagement
  • Strategies for building a high performing ownership culture

For additional information about the program please, contact Dr. Ginny Vanderslice, the program’s Academic Director, at virginiv@sas.upenn.edu or Dr. Alan Barstow, Director of Academics for the University of Pennsylvania’s Dynamics of Organization Program at abarstow@sas.upenn.edu.

Registration information can be found at: http://www.regonline.com/PennESOPCEO.