Programs Offered


CEO Perspectives


Leading Women Executives


CEO Perspectives is offered in partnership with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


  • Focuses on executives making the transition to, or possessing, C-level management responsibilities
  • Combines leading-edge research (of academics) with unique access to practical experience of sitting CEOs, Board members
  • Cutting-edge thinking, and practical, relevant advice to accelerate leadership development

Program Summary

Six 2-day modules, each based on an issue, decision or
responsibility that cannot be delegated

Focus on key elements of the CEO Agenda:

  • Setting strategic direction
  • Leading change to build great organizations
  • Deciding on long-term growth opportunities
  • Serving as the "public face" of the organization
  • Acting as steward of the company's values and culture

Participant Profile

  • Management committee level, report to the CEO/COO
  • Nominated by CEO or Board Chair
  • P&L responsibility for $500 MM or more, or lead
    an enterprise-wide function (e.g., finance, HR)

Program is offered annually



  • Focuses exclusively on high-potential women executives and
    their companies
  • Incorporates individual development, tailored corporate support, and long-term networking relationships
  • Highly interactive sessions combine insights and experiences
    of renowned academics, CEO speakers, and participants

Program Summary

Four, 2-day leadership modules over 3 months culminating in creation of personal action plan

Curriculum grounded in applied research on gender and leadership

  • Positioning yourself for leadership
  • Personal brand management
  • Negotiation
  • Navigating leadership dilemmas
  • Networks and strategic relationships
  • Leading your career and cultural change

Participant Profile

  • 10+ years of management experience across diverse functions, such as finance, operations, technology
  • An average of 15-22 years career experience

Program is offered twice annually



2018 Schedule

2019 Schedule

Module Dates Dates
1 February 21-23 February 20-22
2 March 22-23 March 21-22
3 May 3-4 April 25-26

June 7-8

June 6-7
5 September 20-21 September 12-13
6 October 18-19 October 17-18
All modules start at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday and end by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, with the exception of Module One, which will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

2018 Schedule

Module Spring 2018 Program Fall 2018 Program
1 March 14-16 September 26-28
2 April 5-6 October 11-12
3 April 26-27 October 25-16
4 May 17-18 November 15-16
All modules are held for 2 days starting at 7:00 a.m. on Day 1 and ending by 1:30 p.m. on Day 2, with the exception of Module 1, which is 3 days beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Day 1 and ending by 1:30 p.m. on Day 3.
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