Program Experience

Highlights and Key Outcomes

In the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow Designation Program, you will:

  • Explore the current business environment of constant change and its implications for senior leaders
  • Discuss business problem-solving from an ethical point of view, applying classical theory to today's corporate challenges and strategic decision-making processes
  • Understand the importance of managerial decision-making and critical-thinking skills at senior levels and develop a useful framework for making key organizational decisions

Experience & Impact

After completing this in-depth program, you will be better able to lead your organization to continued growth. You will also have earned the LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) Designation, an internationally recognized credential that illustrates your commitment to professional development and your desire to be a great leader.

The culmination of the 20-credit LLIF Designation Program, this highly interactive program draws on knowledge gained from previous coursework and puts it in a real-world context.

This program is by invitation only and for senior leaders who have completed the requisite LLIF credits. To attend this LIMRA-Wharton program, participants must have earned a total of 15 credits: at least five Leadership credits, at least two Marketing credits, and at least two Financial credits, plus six Elective credits.

Due to our application review period, applications submitted after 12:00 p.m. ET on Friday for programs beginning the following Monday may not be processed in time to grant admission. Applicants will be contacted by a member of our Client Relations Team to discuss options for future programs and dates.

Who Should Attend

Senior financial services leaders who have completed the requisite LLIF credits are invited to attend this program. Leaders must have earned a total of 15 credits — at least five leadership credits, at least two marketing credits, and at least two financial credits, plus six elective credits — before attending.

Fluency in English, written and spoken, is required for participation in Wharton Executive Education programs unless otherwise indicated.

Plan your stay in Philadelphia

Plan Your Stay

This program is held at the Steinberg Conference Center located on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia. Meals and accommodations are included in the program fees. Learn more about planning your stay at Wharton’s Philadelphia campus.


Gregory Shea

Gregory Shea, PhDSee Faculty Bio

Adjunct Professor of Management; Senior Fellow, Wharton Center for Leadership and Change Management; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Wharton School

Research Interests: Leadership, leadership of change, organizational innovation

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To learn more about this program, visit LIMRA’s website or contact Kathy Reid.

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