LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) Designation Program

Program Overview

With companies across the globe facing increased competition amid a difficult economic environment, even the best leaders are finding difficult to grow their organizations. The LIMRA Leadership Institute Fellow (LLIF) Designation Program helps insurance and financial-service industry professionals develop leadership capabilities to meet any challenge. This program is an educational joint venture between Wharton Executive Education and LIMRA, a membership organization for leading insurance and financial-services firms.

Leading insurance and financial-services organizations around the world rely on their LIMRA membership for one simple reason: they can make bottom-line decisions with greater confidence. Companies look to LIMRA because no other organization is better positioned to help them understand their customers, markets, distribution channels, and competitors.

Program Experience

Program Highlights & Benefits

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.

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.


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

Logistics Information

Tuition for this program includes lodging and most meals. Prices are subject to change.

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

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