• Women, Wine and Wisdom
  • The Dr Ced Weekend MBA
  • Brews, Brothers, and Business
  • Coffee and Careers
  • Mimosas and Mentorship
  • Sips and Successes
  • Expresso and Entreneuership
  • Smoothies and Social Impact

Learn with Dr. Ced


Empowering Growth: Unleashing Your Professional Potential with Dr. Ced

Welcome to the world of transformative professional experiences brought to you by Dr. Cedric Alford! As a distinguished professor, corporate executive, non-profit founder, and global influencer, Dr. Ced has dedicated over two decades to supporting the success of people, businesses, and communities worldwide. With a Doctorate in Management and an MBA focusing on marketing, he combines knowledge and practical experience to create dynamic and engaging events that connect, inspire, and empower professionals like you.

Dr. Ced’s unwavering commitment to helping others grow personally and professionally sets these events apart. In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business landscape, staying ahead of the curve is essential, and Dr. Ced is here to provide you with the tools, insights, and connections you need to thrive.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a seasoned executive, or simply passionate about personal development, you’ll find immense value in Dr. Ced’s curated and facilitated events. From the relaxed, informal atmosphere of our Coffee and Careers event to the high-energy discussions at our Espresso and Entrepreneurship gathering, there’s a perfect fit for every taste and preference.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from a remarkable leader with a proven track record of driving success. Join us in these one-of-a-kind experiences that blend valuable learning opportunities with enjoyable social settings. Connect with like-minded individuals, share your unique perspectives, and elevate your career to new heights. Browse our exciting event offerings below and secure your spot today – let Dr. Ced help you unlock your potential and make a lasting impact on your professional journey!


Dr. Alford, Summer Youth Coaching Program

Dr. Alford’s Summer Coaching Program ensures your child gets the most out of coaching, which is probably new to them.

  • Initial Session (30 minutes): Dr. Alford will have an in-depth discussion with your child, understanding their aspirations, setting clear, achievable goals for the summer, and initiating the practice of journaling for self-reflection and progress tracking.
  • End-of-Summer Session (30 minutes): A concluding session to reflect on the summer’s accomplishments and discuss the necessary next steps for continued success.
    In addition to these sessions, your child will enjoy unlimited email access to Dr. Alford throughout the summer for any questions or advice.

Women, Wine, and Wisdom:
This empowering event is designed to unite women from diverse professional backgrounds to share their experiences, exchange ideas, and discuss challenges and opportunities in today’s business landscape. Attendees will engage in thought-provoking conversations over a selection of fine wines and gain valuable insights from fellow female professionals.

  • Connect with like-minded women from various industries
  • Gain fresh perspectives on personal and professional development
  • Build a supportive network of female professionals

The Dr. Ced Weekend MBA:
This immersive weekend program, led by Dr. Ced, offers a crash course in essential business topics, such as strategy, marketing, finance, and leadership. Participants will engage in interactive workshops, case studies, and group activities, providing them with practical tools and knowledge to excel in their careers.

  • Acquire practical business skills and knowledge in a condensed format
  • Network with fellow professionals and learn from their experiences
  • Enhance decision-making and problem-solving abilities

Brews, Brothers, and Business:
Gather with fellow male professionals for an evening of craft beer tastings and engaging discussions on business, entrepreneurship, and innovation. This casual event creates a relaxed atmosphere for sharing ideas, learning from peers, and building meaningful connections in the business community.

  • Learn about the latest trends and best practices in business and entrepreneurship.
  • Foster new professional relationships and expand your network
  • Share experiences and gain insights from fellow attendees

Coffee and Careers:
Join us for a casual gathering at a local coffee shop, where attendees can discuss career development, job searching, and personal branding over their favorite caffeinated beverages. This laid-back event offers the opportunity to share experiences, ask questions, and gain valuable advice from industry professionals.

  • Enhance your job search and personal branding strategies
  • Learn from the experiences of fellow professionals and industry experts
  • Build a network of contacts for future career opportunities

Mimosas and Mentorship:
This brunch event combines refreshing mimosas with engaging mentorship conversations. Participants can engage with mentors and receive guidance on their professional journeys, discussing topics such as career advancement, work-life balance, and overcoming challenges.

  • Receive personalized advice and guidance from experienced mentors
  • Learn strategies for career growth and overcoming obstacles
  • Connect with like-minded professionals seeking mentorship

Sips and Successes:
This unique event offers a curated selection of beverages while featuring inspiring success stories from industry leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from the experiences of accomplished professionals and gain insights into the factors that contributed to their success.

  • Gain inspiration from the success stories of industry leaders
  • Learn valuable lessons and strategies for achieving professional success
  • Network with fellow attendees and speakers

Espresso and Entrepreneurship:
This high-energy event features short, impactful presentations or panel discussions on entrepreneurship, startups, and business growth, accompanied by espresso shots. Attendees can learn about the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship and gather practical tips for starting and growing their own ventures.

  • Gain insights into the entrepreneurial journey and its challenges
  • Acquire practical advice for launching and scaling a business
  • Connect with fellow entrepreneurs and potential collaborators

Smoothies and Social Impact:
Enjoy a range of healthy smoothies while discussing social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, and the role of businesses in creating positive change. This event offers a platform for professionals interested in making a social impact through their careers or ventures to share ideas, learn from one another, and collaborate.

  • Explore the concepts of social entrepreneurship and corporate social responsibility.
  • Learn about innovative approaches to creating social impact through business.
  • Network with professionals passionate about making a difference in the world

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