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Women's Senior Leadership Program

  • USD 26,150

  • classroom only
  • United States (Evanston) |
  • Oct, 12th 2022 - Oct, 14th 2022
    • Certificate

    This four-part, strategically paced program, emphasizes practical learning and focuses on talent development. High-potential women executives will be equipped with the knowledge and tools needed to elevate themselves to the C-suite and beyond. In a supportive and highly collaborative atmosphere, an impressive roster of top Kellogg faculty and corporate experts guide you through a rigorous program of intensive classroom instruction, individual career appraisals, personal coaching, case studies and simulations.

    Every element of the program is focused on strengthening and broadening your leadership talents and delivering positive results for your organization.

    Program Benefits

    • The Kellogg Center for Executive Women and The Allstate Foundation developed the Women's Senior Leadership Program to help talented female executives break through barriers that have historically impeded women's career development, as well as to empower those who participate to become respected and highly effective leaders. 
    • As a participant, you will gain the insights and skills you need to move purposefully toward the highest levels of corporate leadership. With research-based teaching from world-renowned Kellogg faculty and practical guidance from seasoned corporate leaders, you and your fellow program participants will expand your understandings of leadership and prepare to take on the challenges that every senior leader must face. 
    • For sponsoring organizations, this program equips and inspires the kind of leaders required to ensure your company's future success. By investing in your high-potential staff members, you not only enhance their leadership skills but also send a clear message that you believe in them and support their career advancement. Your investment in their development will help you retain your best and brightest and will pay substantial, long-term dividends.

    Who Should Attend

    Corporate officers and other similar-level female executives who already have extensive functional skills and want to hone the other leadership capabilities necessary for securing a position at the very highest levels of an organization.

    Faculty

    Timothy Feddersen
    Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
    LEIGH THOMPSON
    Academic Director; J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations; Professor of Management & Organizations; Director of Kellogg Team and Group Research Center
    Brian Uzzi
    Richard L. Thomas Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change; Co-Director, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO); Faculty Director, Kellogg Architectures of Collaboration Initiative
    Michelle L. Buck
    Clinical Professor of Leadership, Kellogg School of Management

    *Program faculty is subject to change

    Curriculum

    Four Sessions, One Goal: Revolutionize Your Career

    The structure of the Women’s Senior Leadership Program — four three-day sessions spread over 12 months — allows participants time and opportunity to build relationships, learn and test new ideas collaboratively and receive all-important, constructive feedback from faculty and peers. The program focuses on four key areas divided across its sessions. Each session is geared toward different strategies and skills that will produce immediate results as well as help to achieve long-term success for your company and yourself.

    Session 1: Gather Intelligence

    • Learn how to create and use networks as a source of intelligence and power
    • Explore how to make effective decisions and sharpen your influence
    • Launch the program’s 360° assessment and development tool and complete the self- and peer-evaluation components

    Session 2: Create a Context for Success

    • Polish your negotiation skills and learn how to better motivate staff
    • Examine the importance of and techniques for confident self-promotion
    • Review the results of your 360° assessment with personalized feedback from a professional coach
    • Begin to formulate your action plan for career advancement

    Session 3: Drive Results

    • Get hands-on experience in addressing these questions
    • Practice and receive feedback on interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Bolster your ability to deal with internal politics and address the ethical challenges of today’s business environment

    Session 4: Manage External Forces

    • Learn to deal with external constituents, including stakeholders, Wall Street and the investment community
    • Explore how to use a board of directors to your advantage
    • Revisit the results of your 360° assessment, evaluate progress over the past months and craft plans to sustain future growth

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