Women on the Rise: Leadership for Emerging Women

From doer to leader — gain the experience to get there.
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DATE: June 20-22, 2018

LOCATION: Carnegie Mellon University - Tepper School of Business
Executive Education
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Take a giant step toward your future.

Organizations at the cutting edge understand the competitive strength gained from developing emerging female leaders. Developing exceptional women with demonstrated potential translates to an organization’s thriving bottom line.

Carnegie Mellon recognizes the unique needs of these future trailblazers. Women on the Rise: Leadership for Emerging Women provides the intense and effective training necessary to enhance the skill set of professionals on the way up. Future leaders will come together to explore and gain mastery in critical areas from building networks of influence and developing an authentic leadership brand to expanding business acumen and negotiation ability. Facilitated by experts from academia and industry, participants hone their skills through lecture, discussion, simulation and event participation, all while forging invaluable personal and professional ties with peers.

Participants will gain mastery in:

  • Strategic visioning
  • Productive negotiation
  • Managing conflict
  • Building presence, overcoming fear
  • Developing networks of influence
  • Effective team management
  • Enhanced business acumen
  • Program Overview

    As a woman of action, you're eager to begin forging new paths toward confident, effective leadership, helping your organization reach greater heights. Women on the Rise: Leadership for Emerging Women is designed to address your unique needs — both with the issues you face as a woman in today's business environment and at this exciting stage in your advancing career.


    Online Preparation

    Day 1


    Developing the Individual

    - Strategic Visioning

    - Building Presence and Overcoming Fear

    - Communicating with Impact

    Day 2


    Effective Leadership

    - Dynamic Team Management

    - Managing Conflict

    - Leading in a Multi-Generational Workforce

    Day 3


    Generating Results

    - Productive Negotiation

    - Developing Networks of Influence


    * Program topics subject to change


  • Participants

    Who should attend?

    This program is designed for women with some management or project responsibility, on the cusp of transitioning to a greater leadership role.

  • Fee and Terms

    Fee: The program fee of $3,500 is due prior to the start of the program and covers instruction, course materials, and most meals. A $250 fee is assessed on all cancellations.    

    Accommodation: Logistic details will be communicated to participants after registration. Cost of accommodation is not included in the program fee. Recommendations for local hotel options can be provided, however rooms reservations and transportation are the responsibility of the participant.

    Cancellation policy:

    • All requests to cancel must be received in writing.
    • Qualified substitutes for registration can be accommodated.
    • Cancellations forfeit the deposit fee.