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Simmons School of Management

Strategic Leadership for Women

Sep 23—27
5 days
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
USD 4600
USD 920 per day

How it works

Description

Our innovative Strategic Leadership for Women Certificate emphasizes how gender dynamics impact organizational behavior and workplace culture. Through personalized coaching and career development you'll gain the skills you need to become an influential leader and decision maker in your organization.

You'll be empowered by internationally recognized faculty who specialize in power dynamics, team building, and communication styles. Our participants analyze real case studies that highlight women protagonists and receive strategic mentoring on specific leadership issues, challenges, and career aspirations. You'll participate in role playing and active problem solving that will ensure that you can practically apply your skills at your organization.

Our participants develop action plans designed for professional success. You'll learn to take on leadership roles and make your contributions visible and valued. This 5 day intensive program is perfect for professionals in middle- to senior-level positions who are looking to take on enhanced leadership responsibility within their departments and organizations.

Curriculum

This is a highly interactive program that uses a variety of methodologies, including:

  • 360° leadership assessment tool to receive and analyze feedback
  • Personal executive coaching on specific leadership issues, challenges, and career aspirations
  • "Live" cases and other exercises that allow you to interact with the material and put your skills into practice
  • Group problem solving and experience sharing
  • Formal instruction based on our extensive research into what makes women leaders successful
  • Structured personal reflection
  • Best practices for strengthening your network combined with the opportunity to network with other women leaders
  • Action planning to create a roadmap for success

PROGRAM OUTLINE:

Day 1

  • Laying the Foundation
  • Exploring Leadership Potential
  • Peer Coaching
  • Reception and Dinner

Day 2

  • Communication Strategies
  • Women and Vision
  • Executive Coaching
  • Offsite Dinner and Leadership Team Conversations

Day 3

  • Building Your Strategic Network
  • Gender and Leadership
  • Leadership Support Teams
  • Free Night

Day 4

  • Leading High Performing Teams
  • Understanding and Using Power
  • Celebration Dinner

Day 5

  • Strategic Path to Leadership
  • Program Close

Who should attend

Professionals in middle- to senior-level positions who are looking to take on enhanced leadership responsibility within their departments and organizations Women from all functional areas and industries.

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