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Custom Programs

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Smith College Executive Education partners closely with you to develop specific, strategic programs for your high-potential talent, emerging leaders, and existing executives. With more than 40 years of experience advancing women through the leadership pipeline, and a world-class faculty from top universities, we offer the tools your people need for success within your organization.


Who Attends 

Participant cohorts may be comprised of women at similar or varying points in their careers. In addition to designing a custom curriculum, we can support you with candidate selection criteria to ensure a highly productive program and effective outcome. 

Curriculum Topics

Based on a thorough assessment, we’ll collaborate with you to build an in-person, online, or hybrid program tailored to your specific executive development goals. 

Custom program topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategy and innovation
  • Multicultural competence
  • Decision making
  • Finance
  • Negotiation
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Change management
  • Communication
  • Work-life integration
  • Networking for Success


Partner Experiences

Our clients span a wide range of industries, from manufacturing and biotechnology, to media and universities. Learning doesn’t end when the program is over. Custom program alumnae are given exclusive access to learning circles, workshops and webinars, all designed to support and enhance the professional connections and learnings they establish in our programs.

“The Smith programs exceeded my expectations in every way. It truly got to the core of what leadership is and should be. Women return energized, and ready to lead with inspiration! I give it my highest review.” 


To inquire about creating your custom program, contact Program Manager, Joy McGaugh

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