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WSP 236 — Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power

Quarter: Fall
Day(s): Saturday and Sunday
Course Format: On-campus
Duration: 2 days
Date(s): Oct 19—Oct 20
Time: 10:00 am—5:00 pm
Drop Deadline: Oct 12
Unit: 1
Grade Restriction: No letter grade
Tuition: $540
Addtl. Fee: $5 (non-refundable)
Limit: 24
Instructor(s): Denise Rabius
Status: Open
Fall
On-campus
Saturday and Sunday
10:00 am—5:00 pm
Date(s)
Oct 19—Oct 20
2 days
Drop By
Oct 12
1 Unit
Fees
$540
Addtl. Fee: $5 (non-refundable)
Grade Restriction
No letter grade
Instructor(s):
Denise Rabius
Limit
24
Open
Women leaders face unique challenges in the workplace. Although research shows that women hold 50 percent of middle management positions, only 5.2 percent of CEOs in Fortune 500 companies are women. Developing strong leadership skills, especially in the areas of strategic planning, resilience, influence, networking, self-promotion, and risk-taking will better equip women to address these challenges and thrive as leaders in the workplace. This highly interactive workshop is designed to enable women to step into leadership roles and lead effectively. We will focus on customizing career advancement strategies to find the meaning and purpose that will inspire you in your career, and learning to use tools that will enable you to reframe obstacles and work toward solutions. Utilizing a robust structure of lectures, role-plays, experiential exercises, coaching techniques, and whole-community learning processes, this course draws upon content from cutting-edge female leadership models. You will understand how to enlist sponsorship and mentorship by building meaningful networks. And, you will develop a communication style to take ownership of your accomplishments.

This course includes a non-refundable materials fee of $5 to be paid at the time of registration.

Denise Rabius, Founder, Rabius Consulting

Denise Rabius specializes in organizational culture management and leadership development. She works with a wide range of global organizations to provide leadership curriculum design, program and organizational development, consulting, and facilitation. Her clients have included Facebook, eBay, Google, McKinsey, and Kaiser Permanente. Rabius is also a coach for the Executive Education programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a member of the Leadership Board for Stanford Women’s Circles. She received an MBA from Stanford.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.
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