College of Business
Corporate & Executive Education

registernow3Advancing Women in Leadership


Advancing Women in Leadership will be based in part on the Emotional Intelligence leadership methodology. To enhance real life learning, participants will participate in a variety of learning methodologies, including self-assessments, lecture, case study discussion, reflection, experiential and action-based role playing and peer coaching. Topics in this program include:

  • Self-Awareness and Leadership: Examine the results of Emotional and Social Competence Inventory to understand your leadership strengths and opportunities for growth.
  • Aligning Our Values and Behaviors: Use a values discovery process to examine priorities, current choices and behaviors and identify actions for increased alignment.
  • Adapting and Thriving in New Situations:   Explore competencies of adaptability, self-control and positive outlook to effectively manage ourselves during rapid change.
  • Influencing for Positive Impact: Learn the tools to understand implicit norms, relationships and apply strategies to spark interest, build consensus and align action.
  • Catalysts for Change: Apply frameworks and tools to effectively manage diverse perspectives and to inspire, energize and engage others to bring about change.
  • Helping Others Find Their Way to Excellence: Apply coaching, mentoring and feedback skills to help others develop to their full potential.
  • Cultivating Our Personal Board of Directors: Apply a framework to identify and enroll sponsors, mentors and networks to support our leadership development process.
  • Leveraging a Balanced Style of Leadership: Apply a broad range of  leadership styles to motivate people and drive performance.

Outcomes include a 360-degree assessment, a personal leadership development plan and peer coaching skills.

Past Speakers

Diane Thomas, CEO, The International Center
Kathryn Morris, Provost, Butler University
Kellie Hanner , CEO, Indiana Organ Procurement Organization (IOPO)
Kerry Thomson, CEO, Habitat for Humanity Monroe County
Ellen Annala, Past President and CEO, United Way of Central Indiana
Tracy Embree, President, Cummins Turbo Technologies