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Women in Leadership: Online Program for Emerging Leaders

All Start Dates

  • Time

    1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

  • Length

    Every Friday for 5 weeks

  • Cost

    $2,150

  • Registration Deadline

    July 9, 2021

  • Time

    1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

  • Length

    Every Thursday for 5 weeks

  • Cost

    $2,150

  • Registration Deadline

    September 16, 2021

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Become a strategic leader by developing your key strengths and attributes.

A 5-week program incorporating pre-work, live instruction, self-driven action items, and group consultation, designed specifically for emerging women leaders.

What You'll Learn

This program invites emerging women leaders to attend interactive online sessions designed to foster leadership, professional growth, and gender equity in the workplace.

Organizations thrive and out-perform their competitors when they have greater gender equality and a strong pipeline of diverse talent in which to tap. This unique leadership program is designed to help emerging women leaders achieve their goals.

The curriculum develops high-potential leaders at multiple levels with the skills to advance their own careers and to promote diversity in the workplace.

This 5-week program will blend pre-work, live instruction, self-driven action items, and group consultation to assist emerging women leaders in the development of their key attributes to become strategic leaders. During each week of live instruction, participants are led by industry professionals on varying leadership topics, creating a robust program.

Topics Covered

Bringing a Strategic Focus to Your Role:
• Increasing your level of contribution
• Aligning capabilities with strategy
• Developing vision

Communicating as a Woman:
• Gender and its impact on communication
• Body language
• Persuasive methods

Building Productive Relationships:
• Becoming a trusted advisor
• Identifying key players in and outside of your organization
• Building confidence and credibility with those in your network

Gender and Negotiation:
• Creating impactful outcomes as a female negotiator
• Winning strategies for negotiations
• Achieving organizational support

Note: All program content will be delivered live and will not be recorded.

Who Should Enroll

Women emerging as leaders with 3-7 years of leadership experience. For high-potential women moving into leadership roles, this program provides the tools and unique perspective to be successful within their organizations. They will gain the skills they need to lead, communicate, and negotiate with confidence.

July Schedule

  • Your Leadership Story (Live session)
  • Leadership Communication (Live session)
  • Navigating Organizational Politics (Live session)
  • Negotiating for Leadership Success (Live session)
  • Leadership and Peer Coaching (Group session)

September Schedule

  • Your Leadership Story (Live session)
  • Leadership Communication (Live session)
  • Navigating Organizational Politics (Live session)
  • Negotiating for Leadership Success (Live session)
  • Leadership and Peer Coaching (Group session)

Instructors

  • Emily F. Epstein

    Emily F. Epstein specializes in teaching negotiation, facilitation, mediation, and communication skills. She is the founder of Oakbay Consulting and a lecturer of law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. In the past,…
  • Pamela Rucker

    Pamela Rucker

    Pamela Rucker brings more than 25 years of experience helping executives to understand their business drivers, and to develop solutions that increase their bottom line. She has worked in diverse industries, and her expertise and…
  • Jill Abruzese Slye

    Jill Abruzese Slye

    Jill Slye teaches multiple courses and Professional Development Programs on Public Speaking, Professional Presenting, and Leadership Communication at Harvard University Extension School. Additionally, she teaches at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine offering the MMSc…
  • Julie Jungalwala

    Julie Jungalwala

    Julie M. Jungalwala has over 15 years experience as a leadership consultant, trainer, and coach working with a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit clients across the United States and Europe. Her workplace skill-building programs…
  • Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari is a business consultant, the founder and CEO of Cactus International, and an instructor at Harvard University Extension School, Harvard Professional Development Programs, Stanford University Continuing Studies, and Simmons School of Business. Shahbari’s research,…

Instructors

  • Emily F. Epstein

    Emily F. Epstein specializes in teaching negotiation, facilitation, mediation, and communication skills. She is the founder of Oakbay Consulting and a lecturer of law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law. In the past,…
  • Pamela Rucker

    Pamela Rucker

    Pamela Rucker brings more than 25 years of experience helping executives to understand their business drivers, and to develop solutions that increase their bottom line. She has worked in diverse industries, and her expertise and…
  • Jill Abruzese Slye

    Jill Abruzese Slye

    Jill Slye teaches multiple courses and Professional Development Programs on Public Speaking, Professional Presenting, and Leadership Communication at Harvard University Extension School. Additionally, she teaches at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine offering the MMSc…
  • Julie Jungalwala

    Julie Jungalwala

    Julie M. Jungalwala has over 15 years experience as a leadership consultant, trainer, and coach working with a wide range of for-profit and nonprofit clients across the United States and Europe. Her workplace skill-building programs…
  • Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari

    Areen Shahbari is a business consultant, the founder and CEO of Cactus International, and an instructor at Harvard University Extension School, Harvard Professional Development Programs, Stanford University Continuing Studies, and Simmons School of Business. Shahbari’s research,…

Expand Your Network

With participants from more than 100 different countries and a variety of industries, Harvard Professional Development Programs provide you the opportunity to gain fresh perspectives and unique insights as you learn alongside peers with similar roles who face like business challenges.

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