Professional Course

Women's Leadership Institute (On-Campus/Blended)

3 months
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Course description

For 20 years, UCLA Anderson’s Women’s Leadership Institute has been developing smart and authentic female leaders who are skilled at building organizational value, savvy at navigating hidden obstacles to the advancement and ready to take their careers to the next level.

The Women’s Leadership Institute will have a highly positive impact on you, and the organization that supports your participation. You will enhance your credibility and strengthens your position within your organization; maximize your personal, professional, and organizational potential through better teamwork and team leadership. Your organization will have better leaders who are more prepared for organizational advancement, develop a more inclusive management team which can draw on the full diversity of its perspectives.

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Who should attend?

The program envisages participants who have experience managing people or projects (or both) and have approximately five years or more of management experience. Participants will be able to bring to the program experience in identifying and working through the leadership challenges and opportunities faced by managers in a corporate, public-sector, entrepreneurial or nonprofit environment.

Training content

Key topics and features include:

  • The Lay of the Land - The State of Female Leaders session, which examines the obstacles that keep women’s talents from being fully utilized and recognized at work, and offers research-based suggestions for action.
  • Leadership Dynamics Using the Birkman Method Assessment session help to build your approach within your organization — what difference your style makes, what opportunities it presents and what potential roadblocks.
  • Leading Team Decision Making session. You will explore the psychology of decision making, both at the individual and the group level.
  • Organizational Savvy session. You will learn to project executive readiness through knowledge of the content needed and the style that is most effective at communicating presence, ability and confidence.
  • Mentoring and Networking - A Two-Way Street session examines and analyzes networks and network strategies; mentor and sponsor relationships and techniques in order to help you make relationships more effective, and develop mentorship capabilities.
  • Leadership and Strategy to Achieve the Extraordinary session discusss a remarkable case study of outstanding leadership and strategic thinking that exemplifies the most critical issues a leader must address in order to achieve extraordinary outcomes.
  • Leadership Styles and Skills session helps you to develop an understanding of your own strengths as a leader, evaluate how you might use other leadership styles and consider how to use this knowledge to identify specific actions that will enhance the effectiveness of your leadership.
  • Leading Change session examines the types of leadership skills and attribute required of female leaders. Learn how to effectively manage change through individuals and teams and understand the associated dynamics of change management through an organization.

Course delivery details

The program is offered as a blended modality: the course is taught online; however, lectures on campus will be conducter from the 9th of May to the 12th. 

This learning journey employs the three-phase ACT learning model, which is designed to optimize the learning process and turn leadership potential into reality, enabling you to Adapt, Catalyze and Transform.


The UCLA Women’s Leadership Institute is a blended learning immersion in releasing your leadership potential. The fee of $7,500 includes: Birkman Assessment, Leadership Capabilities Assessment, three individualized coaching sessions, two coaching cluster web conferences, an Action Journal and other educational materials needed to complete the program.

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UCLA - Anderson School of Management
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90095 Los Angeles California

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