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BUS 271 — Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power

Quarter: Spring
Day(s): Sat/Sun
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 4 days
Date(s): Apr 10—Apr 18
Time: 9:00 am—1:00 pm (PT)
Refund Deadline: Apr 10
Unit: 1
Grade Restriction: No letter grade
Tuition: $620
Instructor(s): Denise Rabius
Limit: 24
Status: Open
Please Note: Full schedule: 2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays, April 10, Aprill 11, April 17, and April 18, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PT)
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Spring
Live Online(About Formats)
Sat/Sun
9:00 am—1:00 pm (PT)
Date(s)
Apr 10—Apr 18
4 days
Refund Date
Apr 10
1 Unit
Fees
$620
Grade Restriction
No letter grade
Instructor(s):
Denise Rabius
Limit
24
Open
Please Note: Full schedule: 2 Saturdays and 2 Sundays, April 10, Aprill 11, April 17, and April 18, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (PT)
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
Women leaders face unique challenges in the workplace. Although research shows that women hold 50 percent of middle management positions, only 7.4 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 course 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. The course draws upon content from cutting-edge female leadership models and utilizes a robust structure of lectures, role-plays, experiential exercises, coaching techniques, and whole-community learning processes. By the end of the course, you will understand how to enlist sponsorship and mentorship by building meaningful networks, and you will develop a communication style that enables you to take ownership of your accomplishments.

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, Salesforce, Google, McKinsey & Company, and Kaiser Permanente. She also is a coach for the Executive Education programs at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and a member of the Leadership Board for Stanford GSB 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.