The sign of a difference
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The sign of a difference

Increase your leadership impact with our women leadership program

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. 

Read more about admission criteria


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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100%
women executives
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87%
functional / divisional / regional role
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+15
nationalities and industries
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16
avg. years of experience

Amazing things can happen when you get a group of highly intelligent, capable and inspiring women leaders together for an intensive few days. You build deep relationships with complete strangers, you gain deeper insights about yourself as a leader, and you gain a global network of like-minded women leaders you admire and want to work with again. All this within an environment that is safe and full of compassion and support. What more can you ask for?

Niloofar Ghods

Sr. Manager, HR | Cisco Systems | United States

Next start & fee
Program length: 4 days + 1 post-program coaching session
2020
from
16
June
to
19
June

Lausanne

CHF 9,900

2020
from
22
Sept.
to
25
Sept.

Lausanne

CHF 9,900

IMD business school rankings

Our executive education programs are ranked highly by the world's most influential business publications.

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