For the Executive in Training

These leadership and career advancement programs are among the best in class

thinking and financial acumen; cultivate skills in strategic planning and developing an entrepreneurial mindset

Leadership Best Practices; The Women’s Leadership Forum
School: Harvard Business School, Harvard University Fee: $9,500; $7,000 Dates: March 12 — 16; April 29 — May 3, 2007 Contact: 617 — 495 — 6555; www.exed.hbs.edu
Best Practices teaches senior executives techniques for benchmarking and enhancing personal and companywide leadership; the Forum was created to help influential businesswomen better understand, manage, and leverage innovation in their organizations, careers, and lives. Strengthen management skills through lectures, case studies, and group interactions; explore new areas in entrepreneurship and moral leadership

Managing the Extended Supply Chain
School: Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Fee: $8,900 Dates: April 15 — 20 and Nov. 11 — 16, 2007 Contact: 617 — 253 — 7166; http://mitsloan.mit.edu/execed
This program helps participants manage the complexity of today’s fluid network of suppliers and customers. Gain knowledge of how to create new ways of doing business, improve outsourcing processes, recognize opportunities for aftermarket services, and develop long — term customer and supplier relationships

Energizing People for Performance;
The Soul of Leadership School: Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Fees: $8,250; $3,300 Dates: April 29 — May 4 and Nov. 11 — 16; May 30 — June 1 and Oct. 1 — 3, 2007 Contact: 847 — 467 — 7000; www.kellogg.northwest ern.edu/execed The first course is designed so managers can help others unleash their performance potential; in the second, participants gain deeper understanding of their leadership aptitude. Learn effective workforce management and motivational techniques; gain insight into group dynamics, loyalty, creativity, vision, and security

Executive Management Program
School: SMEAL College of Business, Penn State University Fee: $15,000 Dates: April 1 — 6, May 6 — 11, Oct. 14 — 19, and Nov. 11 — 16, 2007 Contact: www.smeal.psu.edu/psep
This two — week course helps managers develop growth strategies in three distinct areas: top — line, bottom — line, and individual growth. Adopt tools to help identify business growth opportunities, implement new initiatives, enhance operational effectiveness, and develop a portfolio of leadership styles to address any complex situation

African American Leadership Institute
School: Anderson School of Management, UCLA Fee: $5,250 Dates: May 14 — 18, 2007 Contact: 310 — 825 — 2001; www.uclaexeced.com
This five — day program provides a forum to address key personal, interpersonal, and organizational issues that African Americans face as they climb the corporate ladder. Increase productivity, improve leadership and organizational skills, manage change, and leverage mentors and other relationships

The Executive Program
School: Darden School of Business, University of Virginia Fee: $32,500 Dates: June 3 — 29, 2007 Contact: 877 — 833 — 3974; www.darden.edu
The program is tailored to meet the needs of executives and managers who have significant general management responsibilities and wish to heighten their career success. Learn best practices in managerial areas such as strategy planning, managing change, and team building, as well as in functional disciplines such as operations, finance, marketing, and technology

Senior Executives Institute; Leadership Effectiveness Workshop
School: Kenan — Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fee: $26,000; $3,600 Dates: Feb. 25 — March 2, March 25 — 30, April 29 — May 4, and June 3 — 8; April 11 — 13 and Oct. 29 — 31, 2007 Contact: 800 — 862 — 3932; www.kenan — flagler.unc.edu
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