Tempe Chamber Business Academy

Chamber Business Academy


The Tempe Chamber Business Academy, presented by Wells Fargo, is a virtual curriculum developed by the Chamber's Business Innovation and Strategy Council designed to give businesses and business leaders the knowledge they need to grow their companies and strengthen our community.

The six-month Business Academy is currently in session, if you would like to learn more about becoming a part of the academy, contact us at events@tempechamber.org.

October - Finance 

Understanding the language of finance and business performance is crucial for business leaders. This class can help you build confidence in fundamental financial acumen and increase your ability to make smarter business decisions.

November - Human Resources 

HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This class aims to discuss some of the most critical areas you need to be aware of to avoid HR-related fines, lawsuits, or penalties.

12/8/20 2:00 pm - Leadership: Emotional Intelligence in a New Working World

Prepare to lead your organization at the highest level in this class that focuses on strategic thinking and leadership and is designed to help you master organizational strategies that drive value and performance.

1/12/21 2:00 pm - Sales Growth

Designed to help you maximize sales growth, in this class, you will learn how to find hidden opportunities for growth, how to prioritize clients more efficiently, and how to personalize your pitch to your prospect.

2/9/21 2:00 pm - Marketing

Marketing and brand management are some of the most important aspects of a business strategy. Whether you’re a marketer, business leader, or entrepreneur, this class provides an essential framework to help you build and manage a great brand and how to successfully market your business.

3/9/21 2:00 pm - Futureproof Your Organization

Is your organization ready for the future of work? Digital natives, the gig economy, super-intelligent AI, universal basic income, remote work and virtual everything. Without planning and responding to these radical changes, your organization will be left behind. Through role-play scenarios, storytelling, and learning sessions, you will develop a new perspective about the future of work and create an initial action plan for successful outcomes 10 years in the future. 



Presenting Sponsor



Silver Sponsor 




Six-Month Academy

$99 Tempe Chamber Member / $199 General Public

Recordings for past Business Academy are included in enrollment.

Email events@tempechamber.org to learn more!