Available dates

Feb 11—May 6, 2020
5 daysModules info
San Diego, CA, USA
USD 8900
USD 1780 per day


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About the course

Kick some glass and shatter your limitations. Our multi-phased Women’s Leadership Experience is a bold three-month development engagement designed to equip women who are already proven leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to have greater impact and broader influence within their organizations.

There is no one formula for being an effective leader. And for women, leadership potential can be additionally complicated by the infamous glass ceiling.

What Do Participants Learn?

Attend this multi-phased program and acquire the ability to:

  • Gain clarity on how others perceive you as a leader.
  • Develop behaviors that align with & support personal leadership brands & career direction.
  • Exert greater influence over the choices made.
  • Navigate complex relationships.
  • Build & leverage strategic networks to engage authentically.
  • Implement personal leadership strategship

What Are the Challenges Addressed?

  • Establishing credibility.
  • Managing up & across the organization.
  • Negotiating adeptly & influencing others.
  • Developing competencies in managing organizational complexity, strategic thinking & acting.

Why Choose CCL’s Women’s Leadership Experience?

  • 3-month, multi-phased program deepens learning.
  • Two 1:1 executive coaching sessions tailored to each participant.
  • Gender-specific format allows for greater openness in a supportive environment and addresses the unique issues women face.
  • Opportunity to develop a rich peer support network.
  • Development of a personalized action plan for continued development.
  • Experiential program allows time for new skills & behaviors to be explored in a safe environment.

What Will the Program Experience Include?

The participant will experience a 5-phased approach:


Pre-program personal leadership assessments provide:

  • Guided self-study of your leadership & career
  • 360-degree assessment tool.

Before the program, participants, plus selected direct reports, peers and superiors, complete several web-based surveys.


Three-day interactive program includes:

  • Individual identity work & exploration of identity alignment
  • Executive coaching
  • Designing your leadership strategy
  • Experiential exercises on-site


After Phase 2, participants take a 3-month phase on the job to:

  • Practice new skills & behaviors.
  • Engage in a 90-minute executive coaching session.
  • Execute Phase 2 goals.


Two-day follow-up program to de-brief & continue learning.

  • Explore navigating complex relationships
  • Finalize personal leadership strategy
  • Experiential exercises
  • Development of new or updated goals
  • Wholeness and wellness
  • Executive coaching


Post-program participants apply & sustain their learning via ongoing support:

  • New behaviors & tools are ready to be used.
  • Additional online resources & peer network keep development on track.

Who should attend

The program is designed for women with upper-management and leadership experience. Admission is by application only.

Course reviews

Introduction to the Women's Leadership Experience | CCL

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