The sign of a difference
Sometimes adding a slight unexpected angle to the standard approach can make a big difference. We are putting forward a different kind of leadership. One which praises empathy and openness.
The sign of a difference

Increase your leadership impact with our women leadership program

Research consistently demonstrates that gender diversity in senior leadership teams brings tangible value and financial returns for organizations. Yet despite this, many women find that climbing the corporate ladder poses unique obstacles and challenges. 

Strategies for Leadership provides you with an opportunity to better understand these challenges and how to overcome them to successfully grow your career while still embracing what it means to be an authentic female leader. 

Join a strong network of women in senior leadership roles from all around the world and be inspired, ready to take on your next career step with confidence.  

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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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women executives
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functional / divisional / regional role
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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
On campus: 4 days


CHF 9,900


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