"If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable."

- Seneca

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

All details about the application process are available here.

When does the program meet?

There will be an all-day kickoff workshop on Saturday, August 24, from 10am to 4pm. The workshop includes a thorough orientation regarding the Optimal Work and MCORE principles, opportunities to get acquainted with the other Associates, and a fun and relaxing cookout.

The monthly Accelerator seminars will meet on the second Tuesday of each month from 7 to 9pm, on the following dates:

  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10
  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12

Biweekly coaching sessions (by phone or in person) will be scheduled between each Associate and his or her coach.

Is there a cost for the program?
The program fee for 2019-20 is $400 ($40 per month), a reduction of $800 from the normal cost of the program.
The $40 fee is collected on a monthly basis. Participants can withdraw at any time with no further obligation.
Where is the program located?

Thanks to the generous support of the Busch School of Business, the monthly seminars are held at:

Della Ratta Auditorium in Maloney Hall
Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, DC  20064

What is the time commitment?

Upon acceptance to the program, you are required to:

  • Attend all the monthly 2-hour meetings from September to June. Two absences will lead to a review of your status in the program.
  • Participating in biweekly meetings with your coach (by phone or in-person).
  • Completing other reading and assignments from the seminars.