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Leadership development

The skills you need to reach your next

NextUp offers leadership development programming developed by experts and designed to give you the tools you need to step into leadership roles. Our programs utilize competencies developed in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership, and share one strong goal—driving women’s advancement.

Leadership Essentials NextUp

NextUp Rising Stars

Are you the next up-and-comer? Build your leadership skills, expand your network, and increase self-awareness with this dynamic, interactive 5-month leadership development program. Through straightforward feedback and practical learning, you’ll finish this program with skills you need to take your leadership potential to the next level.

Interested in the program but need to make your case to attend? Check out our ‘Ask Your Boss‘ letter for inspiration on how to make the ask!

Rising Stars 2023 Opens for Registration Soon

Program dates: June 6-8, 2022
Program dates: June 6-8, 2022
Final Registration deadline: April 5, 2023, 11:59 PM CST
Final Registration deadline: April 5, 2023, 11:59 PM CST
Early Bird rate: $3,295 -12/1/22 – 1/15/23
Early Bird rate: $3,295 -12/1/22 – 1/15/23
Standard rate: $3,595 - 1/16/23 – 3/14/23
Standard rate: $3,595 - 1/16/23 – 3/14/23
Late rate: $3,895 3/15/23 – 4/5/23
Late rate: $3,895 3/15/23 – 4/5/23
In-person only program
In-person only program
For mid-level professionals with 5-8 years of experience, typically Manager or Senior Manager level
For mid-level professionals with 5-8 years of experience, typically Manager or Senior Manager level
Executive Leadership Lab NextUp

NextUp Soar

Learn essential skills, including delegation, executive presence, coaching and listening, and feedback in this program, which is the perfect next step after Rising Stars (it’s also great on its own!). Facilitated small group sessions encourage connection and build a network of support, and accountability partners are there to help you reach your goals. One-on-one coaching then layers the learning and helps you unlock your true potential.

Interested in the program but need to make your case to attend? Check out our ‘Ask your Boss‘ letter for inspiration on how to make the ask!

Program dates: April 24 - June 22; 3-month commitment
Program dates: April 24 - June 22; 3-month commitment
Registration Opens: January 23, 2023
Registration Opens: January 23, 2023
Registration Final Deadline: April 18, 2023, 11:59 PM CST
Registration Final Deadline: April 18, 2023, 11:59 PM CST
Virtual only
Virtual only
Price: $4,995 per person
Price: $4,995 per person
For Directors and Senior Directors
For Directors and Senior Directors

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