Realize your leadership potential as a woman in business
Strategies for Leadership
Empowering women executives
Increase your leadership impact with our women in leadership course

Are you looking for new ways to become a more visible and assertive leader within your organization? 

As a woman, finding role models becomes increasingly hard as you rise in your company.

Strategies for Leadership (SL) is your chance to experiment with different leadership styles without being concerned about how you may be perceived.

You will leave the program inspired, and ready to take your next career step.

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Improve performance and lead more effectively

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Prepare to take on top-level management roles and board positions

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Build a network of women in business to serve as mentors and role models

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Be a competitive advantage for your company. Contribute to leadership diversity

You and your class

You are an experienced executive woman, in business, government or the not-for-profit sector. You want to get ahead with your career and are looking for the right leadership training course to do so. 

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The class you join is individually put together through a selection process to ensure that you experience the most impactful learning with a truly diverse group of global peers. Your class will become a trusted resource, encourage your learning journey and surprise you in many unanticipated beneficial ways both during and beyond your classroom experience.

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women executives
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functional / divisional / regional role
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You become part of an incredibly active and close-knit alumni group. We meet annually and I go whenever I can to draw insights from members I know and to meet new ones. This is an extraordinary plus for me.

Taina Mäkijärvi

First Vice President, Nordea

Is it your turn?

Companies with more than three women in managerial roles tend to have better returns on equity and assets than competitors with a less receptive approach to women...There is a clear business case for hiring and promoting women for more senior roles.

Ginka Toegel

Program Director

Next start & fee
Program length: 4 days + 1 post-program coaching session


CHF 9,900



CHF 9,900

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Listen, influence, impact

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Re-energize your business and yourself

Get the full breadth of business topics and trends you need to know about to stay successfully ahead. 30+ hot topics, fully customizable schedule and networking opportunities with 350+ top executives.

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