EO Chicago prides itself on being a community of iconic companies impacting change in the world, and through the EO Fundamentals Program your team will receive the exclusive benefits, training, and accelerated growth needed to reach your highest potential.
Through this 9-month structured and proven educational program, you will personally excel as a leader, accelerate your company’s growth and belong to an exclusive network of fellow Fundamentals and EO Chicago members. We are thrilled to get to know you and help your organization thrive.
The EO Fundamentals Program is open to current and prospective EO Chicago Members. Download our Membership Inquiry Packet here for more information.
Grow faster than your company: Transform from technicians and operators to effective leaders and managers
Accelerate company’s growth: By learning from those who have “been there, done that”
Belong to an exclusive network: Accessible, trusted community of seasoned entrepreneurs, CEOs & executives
Execute faster as an aligned team: By learning together
Basic Membership Criteria
In order to join EO Chicago, members must meet an elite set of requirements. Please see below for more information and contact us with any questions.
Potential members must meet ALL of the following:
Generates above $500,000 in annual gross revenue, either earned in the prior calendar year or as the sum of the most recent twelve calendar months. Note: realtors, mortgage or insurance brokers, and similar companies must meet these criteria using annual commissions and/or fees collected.
Has leadership team of 2-4 people.
Actively in control by maintaining the position of CEO, President, or the equivalent (i.e. Managing Partner) and has predominant day-to-day executive management duties at an operational and/or strategic level.
Is able to invest 8-16 hours per month over the nine-month period.
Ideal EO Fundamentals candidates will demonstrate the following:
Leadership has a heightened level of self-awareness and humility and is prepared to learn and grow immensely throughout the Fundamentals program.
Leadership is willing to admit “what got us here won’t get us there” and is open to accepting and making changes to further accelerate the business.
Leadership wants to learn from others and get plugged into a tight network and is willing to give as much as they receive.
Application Fee & Process:
If you are interested in moving forward, the first step is to submit payment for the EO Chicago Fundamentals application fee of $275.00 unless already an EO Chicago Member. Upon receipt, your application will be processed. Please visit the following link to submit your payment here. Companies that meet the required criteria will be contacted for an in-person interview to discuss the curriculum and determine if they are the right fit. Upon acceptance, companies are invited to enroll into EO Chicago Fundamentals where you will sign the program agreement and pay the tuition deposit of $3,000.
EO Chicago Fundamentals Program Tuition:
Scheduled to run October 2016 – June 2017. Tuition balance paid in nine monthly installments of $3,000 each.