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School: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
Program: The Judy Project: An Enlightened Leadership Forum for Executive Women
Description: The Judy Project, An Enlightened Leadership Forum for Executive Women, is designed to advance more women into CEO positions and build stronger organizations. Recent research indicates that having women in positions of leadership at the top of an organization does have a positive effect on performance of the organization and talented women will seek out organizations that recognize and appreciate their strengths.
Cost: CAD $7,500 – $9,750, or US $7,523 – US $9,779
Dates: April 13 to 18, 2008
Contact: Geeta Sheker, Director, Initiative for Women in Business, Rotman School of Management, 105 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 3E6, Phone: (416) 978-3251, Fax: (416) 978-5549, E-Mail:

School: International Institute for Management Development
Program: International Seminar for Top Executives
Description: This program typically brings together 25 top executives from Asia, Europe and the Americas who are eager to share experiences and to learn from each other. The agenda for the three-day course is adjusted every year to reflect the real pre-occupations of top executives.
Cost: CHF 9,000 or US $8,253
Dates: March 31 to April 2, 2008, December 10 to December 12, 2008
Contact: 41 (0)21 618 0700

School: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Program: Leading Across Diversities
Description: The main objective of the program is to better equip leaders in the diverse workplace. Participants will discuss the constructive ways of thinking about differences and learn to appreciate different cultural dimensions and their influences on organizational behaviors, They will learn how to manage cross-cultural conflicts, establish and maintain a healthy corporate culture, and increase the performance of a diverse workforce to accomplish organizational missions.
Cost: HK $9,000; $7,000 for early bird registration or HKUST Alumni; $6,000 for company sponsor for three or more registrants, or US $1154, US $898, US $770 respectively.
Dates: April 24 to 25, 2008
Contact: Executive Education Office, School of Business and Management, Room 6592 (via lift 31-32), 6/F Enterprise Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Tel: (852) 2358 7542, Fax:(852) 2335 5836, Email:

School: Indian Institute of Management, IndiaM
Program: Harnessing Human Power in Global Teams to Increase Offshoring Effectiveness
Description: Participants will focus on strategies pertinent to companies involved in outsourcing in India; discuss company preparedness for offshoring, cultural diversity in team behavior and performance and trust.
Cost: $2,440 USD
Dates: March 4 to 7, 2008
Contact: +91-79-26324071-4/26307241,

School: HEC Paris, France
Program: Europe at Work
This program provides an overview for executives and managers of companies with a European focus. The three-day course features interaction with government representatives and regulatory officials.
Cost: €2,900 or US $4,298 in 2007
Dates: April 10 to 12, 2008
Contact: +33 (0)1 39 67 70 94,,

School: University of Cape Town, South Africa
Program: Nomadic Marketing
Description: This course is for non-technical marketing, advertising, public relations and brand executives and entrepreneurs responsible for strategic marketing and focuses on the use of blogs, wikis and social networking sites

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