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Women on the Rise: Leadership for Emerging Women

Executive Education: Open Enrollment Program

From doer to leader — gain the experience to get there.

As a woman of action, you’re eager to begin forging new paths toward confident, effective leadership, advancing your contribution to your organization’s growth. Women on the Rise: Leadership for Emerging Women is designed to address your unique needs — both with the issues you face as a woman in today’s business environment and at this exciting stage in your career.

This Carnegie Mellon Executive Education program provides the intense and effective training necessary to enhance the skill set of professionals on the way up. Female leaders come together to explore and gain mastery in critical areas from building networks of influence and developing an authentic leadership brand to expanding business acumen and negotiation ability. Facilitated by experts from academia and industry, participants hone their skills through lecture, discussion, simulation and collaboration, all while forging invaluable personal and professional ties with peers.

Contact a Program Director at 412-268-2304 or to learn more.

Learn More About the Leadership for Emerging Women Program

Who Should Attend?
Sample Schedule
Featured Faculty

Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for women with some management or project responsibility who are on the cusp of transitioning to a greater leadership role.

Sample Schedule

Day 1

Developing the Individual

  • Strategic Visioning

  • Building Presence and Overcoming Fear

  • Communicating with Impact

* Program topics subject to change

Day 2

Effective Leadership

  • Dynamic Team Management

  • Managing Conflict

  • Leading in a Multi-Generational Workforce

Day 3

Generating Results

  • Product Negotiation
  • Developing Networks of Influence

Featured Faculty

Leanne Meyer

Executive Director, Accelerate Leadership Center; Academy Director

Leanne Meyer

Ellie Hall

Leadership Coach, Accelerate Leadership Center

Ellie Hall

Jarred Lazear

Leadership Coach, Accelerate Leadership Center

Jarred Lazear, Leadership Coach