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Mid-Level Executive Program

Date
June 21–25, 2020
Location

Smith College, Northampton, MA

Cost
$9,200 USD until March 1
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Success at the mid-level requires the ability to manage up, down and across an organization. Smith Executive Education programs provide mid-level executive women the specific strategies and tools to navigate and thrive in this often complex role.

Key Takeaways

During the program, participants hone their abilities to:

  • Build trust and work collaboratively through effective communication
  • Overcome the negative consequences of cognitive bias
  • Take brave action to improve outcomes 
  • Invest in personal health and well-being for sustainability

 

Space is limited; reserve seats now.

Experience level
10–15 years
Role

Participants may lead teams with operational, business unit, or line responsibilities, and are identified as likely to move up within their organizations.

Program Contact

Meredith Courtney  |  email: mcourtney@smith.edu  |  phone: +1-413-585-2586

  • Curriculum

    World-renowned faculty guide participants through a combination of lecture, case study 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 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 a Smith program build a network of women 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 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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