What Women Executives Must Know to Close the C-Suite Gap
This unique and experiential program is designed for senior-level women executives who aspire to the C-suite. “Ascending to the C-Suite: From Theory to Practice,” combines the world’s leading business thinkers from Michigan Ross with leading business practitioners for a transformational leadership development experience.
“Ascending to the C-Suite: From Theory to Practice” immerses you in specialized subjects whose mastery is critical for C-Suite executives yet often represent gaps in professional development for women leaders. Topics are taught with a 360-degree view by pairing renowned Michigan Ross faculty with global business leaders.
Participants will dive deep into key business topics and leadership practices while hearing unfiltered insight and first-hand stories from executive role models. Participants will share a similar breadth and depth of experience in a learning environment that will foster strategic connections and relationships beyond the classroom.
Topics that will be covered in depth include business strategic and financial acumen, social styles, positive leadership, persuasion and influence, crisis communication, and true networks.
March 18 – 21, 2024
Applications are due on February 1st.
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participants have a minimum 15 years prior leadership experience,
organizational positions that are one to two levels below the C-suite, have a track record of career growth and promotions, and aspire to top leadership ranks
four-day program pairs Michigan Ross faculty with global business leaders
highly experiential, with current case studies, simulations, personal assessment and feedback
includes tuition, instructional materials, breakfast, lunch, snack breaks and select dinners
Applications are due February 1st
This dynamic program features a diverse group of faculty and executive speakers. It attracts participants from a wide variety of industries, organizations, and countries. The fast-paced learning environment fosters collaboration, dialogue, and introspection. Program topics will be presented through a combination of action-learning activities, simulations, group discussions, team exercises, lectures, case studies and projects. This program is customized to participants’ unique, personal, and current leadership challenges.
• Welcome and introduction to the course
• Team building activity – personal artifact
• Create your seat at the table
• True networks
• Persuasion and influence
• Welcome dinner
• Designing preferable futures
• Core stories and being who you are
• Overnight experience
Hear a recent C-Suite program participant experience.
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