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Manager Academy

Date
Ongoing
Location

Online

Cost
$3,700
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The Smith Executive Education Manager Academy is a virtual Certificate Program for women who are looking for future success in management roles. The program provides aspiring managers the opportunity to develop skills and build their networks through flexible, interactive online learning. Sessions on strategy, finance, communication, and problem-solving provide women with the tools they need to overcome obstacles, build successful careers, and advance to higher levels in the workplace.

Through live online sessions and self-paced programming, world-renowned faculty instill theory, skills, and experiences that propel managers in their professional lives and beyond. Peer-to-peer networking opportunities throughout the program foster powerful lifelong connections. Participants join a cohort of women on similar paths to celebrate successes, discuss shared challenges, and offer guidance to one another.

Key Benefits

  • Develop your unique leadership style

  • Identify measurable goals for success managing people and projects 

  • Build a network of professional women who are also striving to be better managers

Experience level
2+ Years
Program Contact

Meredith Courtney mcourtney@smith.edu

  • Program Components

    ABOUT THE PROGRAM

    The Smith Exec Ed Manager Academy is a certificate program consisting of the following:

    • 2 live online programs: Emerging Leader Program 1 and Emerging Leader Program 2

    • 4 self-directed programs: Essentials for Managing Effectively, Resolving Conflict through Communication, Effective Business Problem-Solving, and either Human-Centered Design or Powerful Words for Women Leaders

    • Networking sessions and accountability pods

    • Self-reflection and 360-degree feedback

    • Group project

    If you have already taken any of these programs, they will count towards the Certificate Program. Please contact Meredith Courtney at mcourtney@smith.edu with questions.

  • Live Online Programs

    Live online programs offer resourceful women opportunities to develop cutting-edge leadership skills in a short period of time. Our engaging, interactive learning experiences provide you with the tools you need to be a more effective manager, leader and team member. Each program provides:

    • Live online learning facilitated by world-class thought leaders who guide discussions, case studies, and exercises in an engaging blended-learning environment

    • Powerful networking opportunities during and after each course

    • Resources to apply what you’ve learned to your specific role and career goals

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Emerging Leader Program

APRIL 11 to 14, 2022
Emerging women leaders must quickly learn and apply strong management, communication and strategic skills in complex work environments. The emerging leader program is specifically designed to provide emerging women leaders with the professional development they need in these areas and beyond.
Experience level
New and emerging managers
Role

Recently started leading teams or taking on larger responsibilities.

  • Self-Directed Programs

    Self-directed programs provide access, at your convenience, to important business concepts for motivated women professionals. Each program provides: 

    • Four modules of self-paced content (eight hours total)

    • Access to content and ideas of world-class thought leaders 

    • Rich online discussions and networking opportunities 

 

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