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Mid-Level Executive Program

4-Day In-Person Leadership Training

Sunday, June 20 to Thursday, June 24, 2021

Smith College, Northampton, MA

Early-bird rate $9,200 USD; $9,500 after April 20, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith College has canceled all 2020 on-campus programs and will be running online programs instead. Please contact Meredith Courtney if you have any questions.

Success at the mid-level requires the ability to manage up, down and across an organization. The Smith Executive Education Mid-Level Executive program provides executive women the leadership training they need to navigate and thrive in this often complex role. Download the brochure.

Key Takeaways

During this professional development program, participants hone their abilities to:

  • Transform fear into effective action

  • Build executive presence and influence

  • Resolve conflicts and build trust with effective communication techniques

  • Collaborate and lead more effectively through authentic relationships

  • Invest in personal health and well-being for sustainable career success

Experience level
10–15 years

Participants may lead teams with operational, business unit, or line responsibilities.

Program Contact

Meredith Courtney  |  email:  |  phone: +1-413-585-2586

  • Curriculum

    World-renowned faculty guide participants's leadership training experience with a combination of lectures, case studies and small group work on the following topics:

    Collaborative Decision Making:
    Improve collaborative decision-making skills and present your ideas persuasively.

    Hidden Bias:
    Discovering the often unnoticed biases that affect decisions, and changing the decision-making context to improve outcomes.

    Taking Brave Action:
    Creating a context to take brave action towards smart goals and a growth mindset.

  • Who Attends

    Women who attend this executive education program are mid-level managers and directors from across various sectors and industries. Participants currently lead teams with operational, business unit, or line responsibilities, and are identified as likely to move up within their organizations.

    Sample Participant Titles:

    • Senior Manager
    • Site Leader
    • Regional Head
    • Area Vice President
    • Director
    • Business Unit Manager

    A Network for Life

    Women who attend Smith Executive Education program build an important network of peer leaders from around the world who support them throughout their careers. 

    Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.

  • Faculty

    Smith College Executive Education draws its world-class leadership training faculty from top institutions, businesses, and consultancies around the globe. These instructors bring real-world experience and academic leadership in their fields and offer highly dynamic classroom experiences that include group work, hands-on activities and dynamic lectures.

  • Accommodations

    "  All participants are hosted in Hotel Northampton. The hotel is located a convenient eight-minute walk from campus in the heart of charming Northampton, MA. A daily shuttle is provided for those who prefer not to walk. Breakfast, lunch, and most dinners are provided with ample breaks throughout each day.


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