The Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for Success program provides an engaging forum for female executives and high-potential women transitioning into senior management roles to come together, gain new knowledge from the latest research, and put those concepts into practice during their time at Wharton.
Participants will gain keen insights and the tools to:
- Reimagine and further develop leadership skills
- Enhance professional influence
- Improve business acumen by providing a more sophisticated understanding of core skills including marketing, talent management, financial reporting, and communications
- Better understand nuances of negotiations and emotional intelligence
- Hone critical thinking and decision-making abilities
This five-day program delivers sophisticated business and leadership concepts that have immediate and practical application for the modern woman business leader, allowing her to improve her proficiencies and advance her career. Participants will better understand and learn how to apply contemporary business theories currently driving their organization and results, while creating a personal plan for professional advancement.
Each afternoon, participants will break into small groups to integrate and put the day’s learnings into practice. Wharton faculty will oversee the sessions, providing real-time coaching and feedback for effective outcomes and translating the practicum for participants to take back to the office.
Within this collegial forum, participants will establish the beginnings of a lifelong network of women executives who often face similar decision points and possibilities along their career paths, becoming a rich resource of influential peers.
What sets this program apart for women executives is its strong focus on business and leadership, combined with a practical approach to developing and honing professional business skills. Participants also benefit from study at the Wharton School, with its world-renowned reputation and faculty who are the most cited, most published of all top-tier business schools.
Who Attends This Program
The Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for Success program is best suited for executives and high-potential women who are transitioning into senior management roles within a large corporation or women entrepreneurs who are taking on a broader leadership role as their company grows.
The program is designed for women executives who:
- Have 10 or more years of experience
- Have titles ranging from manager or director to vice president, and also consultant and business owner
- Work in a wide range of industries
- Aspire to more senior levels of management
- Seek to enhance their professional influence
We encourage women and men to recommend this program to high-potential women on their staff who would benefit from honing leadership skills and business acumen, becoming a more valuable asset to the organization.
To further leverage the value and impact of Women’s Executive Leadership, we encourage companies to send cross-functional teams of executives to Wharton. We offer one of two exciting group benefits to companies sending four or more participants to this program.
Tuition for Philadelphia programs includes lodging and meals. Prices are subject to change. Program consultants are available to provide more information on course specifics and discuss how this program might meet your professional needs. To speak with a program consultant, please call +1.215.898.1776 or reach via e-mail
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