CVS Health Offers Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers
| By Natalie Rojas
NGLCC is pleased to announce that CVS Health is currently accepting applications for their 2016 CVS Health: Executive Learning Series for Diverse Suppliers.
This customized professional development program, created in partnership with the Professional Education Center at the Roger Williams University School of Continuing Studies, is part of CVS Health’s ongoing commitment to support the development of diverse business leaders.
Jeff Hall, President of Second to None, a certified LGBT Business Enterprise®, participated in the 2015 series and praised the program.
“In looking back on my participation in the 2015 CVS Executive Learning Series, I am incredibly grateful. The class was diverse, representing small and mid-size companies from across the country offering unique products or services and varying levels of success in business -- a truly interesting group of classmates! I found the coursework to be interesting, challenging and led by well-prepared, engaged instructors. Overall, this opportunity was one of solid learning and enhanced our firm's capacity and knowledge across several important topics, including strategy, financial management and leadership. I highly recommend applying for this program.”
The objective of the educational program is to help diverse vendors gain critical management skills. The curriculum offers training opportunities for diverse business leaders to expand their capacity, skill level and growth potential in areas such as marketing, finance, leadership and human resources.
The Professional Education Center and CVS Health have collaborated on the development of the curriculum with: Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Florida State Minority Supplier Development Council, Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council, U.S. Business Leadership Network (DSDP), and the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce.
Fifteen Diverse suppliers will be selected to participate in the program.
Requirement for program participation includes:
- Supplies must have been in business for at least three years
- Suppliers must have between $500,000 - $5 million in annual revenue over the last three years
More information about the program and to apply can be found at https://scs.rwu.edu/partnerships/partners/cvs-health/executive-learning-series/diverse-suppliers-application.