Women have always faced unique challenges in the workplace. In the last few months, the professional and personal challenges facing women have grown even more fierce. Many women professionals are taking on more teaching and caretaking in addition to simultaneously managing a virtual shift in their careers.
In the wake of historical events, women are rising up across the world as the rocks of their families and the cornerstones of their organizations. They shatter groupthink, improve communications dynamics, and reinvigorate companies in ways that make them more competitive. Research shows companies with a critical mass of top-team gender diversity enjoy significantly better financial performance.
The Women’s Leadership Program Live Online delivers powerful, insightful content in a format that’s accessible. This virtual format allows women to easily engage and authentically connect with like-minded, passionate professionals, even during this difficult time. World-class faculty challenge participants with material to stretch them beyond their preconceived limits and strengthen them in both their professional and personal lives.
There is no better time to empower women than now. There is no better way to empower them than to abundantly prepare them for their journey to senior leadership.
Yale faculty will lead a wide range of interactive and experiential learning sessions proven to enhance women’s leadership behaviors. Participants build awareness of decision-making biases, learn how to create high-performing teams, negotiate win-win outcomes, manage crises, drive innovation, and create an authentic leadership style.
Participants finish the program empowered with new ideas, skills, confidence, and fresh perspectives to add more value to their company and cascade the benefits of improved diversity across their organizations.
What to Expect
- Lead your firm to better enterprise-wide gender diversity: Better understand and explain the quantitative and qualitative benefits of diversity to gain support for change.
- Use strategic vision and sharper decision-making skills: Lead growth, manage crises, drive growth through innovation, and make better decisions.
- Improve your leadership skills: Learn different styles to adapt to an individual’s, team’s, or company’s situation.
- Build an authentic leadership style: Articulate your value proposition and create a career strategy to support your goal to work in senior management.
Who Should Attend
Senior corporate or non-profit women executives preparing for the next level, or who are new to senior management. Women family business professionals preparing for responsibility as CEO or senior management.
Below is a sample of what you can expect to experience in the Women’s Leadership Program Live Online.
Content and schedule are subject to change.
Day One: Leading from Within
- Reflected Best Self
- Emotional Intelligence
Day Two: Getting What You Want
- Giving & Receiving Feedback
Day Three: Innovation
- Fail Early & Often
Day Four: Interpersonal Dynamics
- Influence & Persuation
- Gender & Negotiations
Day Five: Communicating for Success
- Knowing Your Voice
- Decision-Making for Leaders (DMFL) Assessment
- DMFL Self-Assessment Exercise & Debrief
Women’s Leadership Program faculty
Emma Seppälä is Co-Director of the Yale College Emotional Intelligence Project at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and is a Lecturer at Yale College. She is also Faculty Director of the Yale Executive Education Women’s Leadership Program, and Science Director of Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Seppälä is the author of The Happiness Track. Her research focus includes positive leadership, happiness at work, social connection, and well-being. Her articles have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Washington Post, Psychology, Business Insider, Forbes, and Scientific American Mind and she is a repeat guest on Good Morning America. Her research on yoga-based breathing for military veterans returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan was highlighted in the documentary Free the Mind. She has a BA from Yale, MA from Columbia, and PhD from Stanford.
Canales graduated from Universidad Iberoamericana (BA), MIT (MBA), and MIT (PHD). He conducts research at the intersection of organizational theory and institutional theory, with a special focus on the role of institutions for economic development. Specifically, Canales studies how individuals are affected by and in turn purposefully change complex organizations or systems. Canales’ work explores how individuals’ backgrounds, professional identities, and organizational positions affect how they relate to existing structures and the strategies they pursue to change them. His work contributes to a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that allow institutions to operate and change.
September 14 – 18, 2020
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Registration closes August 31, 2020
Program format: Live, online sessions
Time commitment: 5 – 6 hours daily plus 3 – 4 hours of pre-work
Program Fee: $4,950
Contact: Jenna Pettit
Working from home and in digital environments often comes with a lot of distractions. When possible please limit meetings, calls, and notifications while participating in the program.
*PROGRAM FEE REDUCTIONS
Apply code at time of registration
WLP2020GOTEAM – 15% reduction in program fee for groups of 4 or more people from the same organization
WLP2020NPO – 15% reduction in program fee for those who work at a nonprofit
WLP2020SOM – 15% reduction in program fee for Yale School of Management graduates
WLP2020YALE – 15% reduction in program fee for Yale University graduates
WLP2020YGELP – 25% reduction in program fee for those who completed the Yale Global Executive Leadership Program
Yale School of Management is proud to offer funding support for veterans interested in this program. For more information about financial aid options and eligibility please visit the Executive Education Veterans Benefits page.