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Mid-Level Executive Program

Online Mid-Level Leadership Training

Date
June 21 to 24, 2021
Location

Online

Cost
$5000, Early-bird rate $4,850 (until May 21, 2021)
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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. 

Key Takeaways

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

  • Build team cohesion and address negative team dynamics
  • Develop self-awareness as a leader
  • Build influence through powerful communication
  • Negotiate and win buy-in for ideas, projects and initiatives

 

Core Online Program Experience

Our core online programs are engaging, interactive learning experiences. Before, during and after live learning sessions, you connect with peers and build your network of women leaders. You are provided with resources to help you set goals and apply the learning objectives to your specific role and real-world business challenges.

  • Content mirrors our traditional core in-person programs
  • 3 hours per day of live interactive online sessions with peers and faculty for four days, with optional takeaway sessions each day
  • Course website hosts pre-work, session materials and discussion boards
  • Continue to foster relationships to increase learnings through discussions online, with a dedicated Accountability Partner, and in monthly Learning Circles.

Ongoing Benefits

All participants receive access to post-program networking and learning opportunities.

Experience level
10–15 years
Role

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

Program Contact

Meredith Courtney  |  email: mcourtney@smith.edu  |  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:

    Building a High-Performance Team

    • Identify strategies for building a culture that enhances collaboration, trust and teamwork

    Coaching Skills for Leaders

    • Strengthen interpersonal relationships and learn coaching tips for guiding teams 

    Increasing Negotiation Agility

    • Practice skills for negotiating and winning buy-in from important stakeholders

    Powerful Communication for Women Leaders

    • Learn from women leaders in history to develop influential communication strategies
  • 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.

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