June 11, 2017 - 9:00 am
June 15, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Act with power, navigate the workplace, and take the lead with new strategies and tactics in this unique women’s leadership program. Gain insights from Stanford GSB faculty members who make it their business to challenge your assumptions, confront your fears, and turn obstacles into opportunities. And experience it all in the company of other dedicated and daring women, as you create a personal and professional network you can leverage throughout your career. The Executive Program for Women Leaders uses research to understand the perceptions, behaviors, stereotypes, and backlash that women uniquely face. And then transforms those empirical results into effective strategies and solutions. The program tackles the issues of negotiation, team effectiveness, power and relationships, social networks, and influence. These are the most critical and complicated issues. These are the essential skills you need — to enhance your power, navigate the workplace, and take the lead.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
- Transform the way they negotiate and manage teams, and fundamentally change the way they lead.
- Develop expertise as a negotiator, and grasp the complicated dynamics of successful negotiation.
- Enhance team effectiveness by analyzing team composition, leveraging information sharing, and resolving leadership issues.
- Interpret the subtle messages of power, and recognize and react to the organizational impact of diverse management styles.
- Learn about and leverage social networks and techniques to influence individuals and groups.
Build a strong personal and professional network with peers from various industries and continents who face similar challenges and opportunities.
Duration: 40-hours / 5-days
- Senior female leaders with eight to 12 years of experience in a leadership role.
- Executives and functional managers who aspire to positions of greater influence and authority in their organizations.
- Mid- and senior-level managers who lead teams or have direct reports.
- Entrepreneurs and business owners.
|Singapore||Jun: 11 – 15||$2,000|
Yourself as a leader: Developing your leadership identity
- Identify personal leadership strengths, styles, and aspirations
- The strategies of high achieving women
- Values and leadership vision to develop the identity of a leader
Developing a collaborative competition mindset
- Explain how perfectionism inhibits competition
- Describe how feminine qualities can be an asset in leadership
- Describe a collaborative competition mindset
Defining smart risk taking
- Describe why smart career risk taking is critical for the success of women
- Explain the importance of having a resilient mindset
- Describe the four performance zones: Blah, comfort, stretch, and yikes.
- Explain the purpose for getting comfortable in the stretch zone.
- Identify a practical approach to taking smart risks.
Building a strong strategic network
- Identify your interpersonal effectiveness profile
- Draft and action plan to develop your ideal leadership network
Collaborating with hypercompetitive colleagues
- Distinguish between different types of hypercompetitive colleagues
- Explain the benefits of having jerks or those with low trust in your network, and strategies and tactics for handling them
- Describe strategies and tactics for dealing with saboteurs.
Building relationships with pacing partners
- Define the four levels of pacing partners
- Describe how to form friendly competitors and challengers and overcome common pitfalls