Women's Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action
Program Dates and Fees:
October 7 - 11, 2013
* Includes accommodations, meals, and program materials.
In a world that is increasingly unpredictable and uncertain, managers at organizations of all sizes need to possess entrepreneurial leadership skills in order to make a strategic impact. While an understanding of fundamental business disciplines is essential, it is no longer enough. Women's Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action is a transformational five-day leadership development program for mid-career senior leaders who are moving into roles with increased strategic and leadership responsibilities. The program will act as an important guide as they harness their existing strengths, build new competencies and develop a renewed leadership identity that creates new levels of value for them and their organizations.
Women's Leadership Program: From Opportunity to Action is a unique personal leadership experience with emphasis on driving organizational performance by recognizing and building on strengths and engaging entrepreneurial thinking and behavior. Through the important transition into strategic and entrepreneurial leadership, participants gain a deep understanding of the interconnectivity between individual effectiveness and organizational outcomes, as well as the interplay between the leader’s influence and organizational performance. Participants bring back to their teams and their companies new tools, concepts, resources, and approaches for driving innovation and growth amidst often uncertain market conditions.
This program is for mid-career senior leaders who are on a growth trajectory and moving into roles with increased strategic responsibility. Participants come from a range of industries and differ in their job titles and backgrounds. But all possess the drive and determination to assess their strengths in order to be able to better articulate the positive impact that they seek to have on the organizations that they serve.
The program is led by a group of faculty who are distinguished academics, entrepreneurs, and practitioners. They bring to the program a practical approach for driving improved individual and organizational performance.
Educators for this program include Susan Duffy (faculty director), Elaine Eisenman, Susan Foley, Danna Greenberg, PJ Guinan, Nan Langowitz , Heidi Neck, Mary Shapiro, Virginia Soybel, and Janelle Shubert.