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Improve Your Management and Performance Outcomes

More women occupy positions of leadership in today’s business world than ever before. However, women continue to face unique challenges that delay or stall their career advancement.

Women in Leadership: Approach and Impact examines those barriers most common to women’s career progress, along with strategies to manage those obstacles. This course also identifies the critical skills needed to lead and influence at work, both for established women leaders and those aspiring to leadership positions.

Through exercises, discussion, and case studies, participants gain skills in influencing others, negotiating, and leading groups and teams. Also examined are strategies to build a network of career growth and nurturing healthy and diverse workplaces. 

Participants may earn continuing education credits.


Program Details

Who Should Attend

  • Women professionals working as supervisors, managers, directors, or leaders of small businesses
  • Rising female managers who want to improve management performance and outcomes
  • Individuals looking to overcome roadblocks for women in leadership

What Will You Learn

  • Develop a keen understanding of research informed strategies to minimize gender bias in the workforce.
  • Enhance Team effectiveness by understanding team processes and decision making.
  • Build negotiation skills and develop strategies for creating and claiming value.
  • Leverage social networks and techniques to influence individuals and groups.
  • Learn to use allies and persuasion to create new frameworks for communicating a vision.

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CAE accreditation logoThe Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Office of Executive Education is a CAE Approved Provider.  This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.

As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 18.0 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Please view complete accreditation invitation here.

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JHU employees are eligible for 100% tuition remission. JHHS employees receive a 20% discount. For more information on discounts, registration, and cancellation policy, please visit our FAQ page



Colleen Stuart , PhD

Assistant Professor, Carey Business School

Colleen Stuart, PhD, studied Organizational Behaviour at the University of Toronto. Stuart joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2013. She is an Assistant Professor in the research track with expertise in the areas of collaborative work, social networks and diversity.


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