Leadership Academy for Women

The Next Session Begins September 8th

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2015 Leadership Academy for Women

 

2015 Leadership Academy for Women Instructors

Pittsburgh Professional Women is pleased to present a new innovative leadership development program for aspiring women leaders in Western PA. This twelve week course is designed to help women understand their leadership style, develop authentic leadership skills, and learn to lead others effectively. The fall session classes meet in Southpointe on Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 8pm. Course runs from September 8th to November 24th, just before Thanksgiving. This highly specialized and interactive  course is limited to 15 students.

The course investment is $1497, or $1197 if you are a member of Pittsburgh Professional Women or Young Professional Women in Energy (YPWE).  Payment plans are available for Pittsburgh Professional Women members only. Group rates are available.  To pay by check or request an invoice call 412.202.6983.

 Leadership Alumni

Katie White

Katie White

“Leadership Academy for Women was without a doubt the best investment I’ve ever made in myself.” –Kate White, JCREW

Christina Knieriem

Christina Knieriem

“I’ve learned so much and been so inspired by both the teachers and the students. So thankful I had the opportunity to attend.”–Christina Knieriem, Young Professional Women in Energy

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Course Schedule

Week One: Essential Leadership Skills
Week Two: Understanding Your Natural Leadership Style
Week Three: Developing Workplace Culture: How to Create a Successful Work Environment
Week Four: Effective Negotiation: Skills to Ask for What You Want
Week Five: Poised and Productive: Time Management Skills for Success
Week Six: Create Your Personal Brand
Week Seven: The Importance of  Mindfulness in the Workplace
Week Eight: Conflict is a Choice: How to Deal With Difficult Work Situations
Week Nine: Establish Your Leadership Credibility as a Writer  and Speaker
Week Ten: Create Your Professional Bio
Week Eleven: Become Comfortable With Criticism
Week Twelve: Creating Your Leadership Legacy

The fall 2015 course begins in September and will meet in Southpointe.

To register for Leadership Academy, please use the links above. To pay by check, for payment plan information or other questions, contact Beth Caldwell at 412.202.6983 or by email.

Marty Stahl

Marty Stahl

“Leadership Academy for women offers a supportive and collaborative environment for women who are ready to move forward in their careers.  The instructors teach from their own experiences at navigating difficulties in today’s workplace. This is a fantastic opportunity for women to learn and develop practical strategies for the everyday challenges of business management.”–Marty Stahl, Volunteers of America’s Working Order Program

Tanya Bashor

Tanya Bashor

“Participating in the Leadership Academy with other energetic, growth-seeking professional women was very empowering. Collaborating and sharing our strengths and struggles as leaders truthfully and openly inspired my personal growth. It was well worth the investment of time and money.”–Tanya Bashor, Brentwood Bank

Margot Martin

Margot Martin

“Leadership Academy  gave me an opportunity to not only examine and further my own leadership skills, but share that process with a diverse and inspiring group of women. It was an experience unlike anything I’ve done before.”  -Margot Martin, Director of Community Development, Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh

Would you like to bring Leadership Academy to your company or organization?

If you have 10 women who want to attend, we’ll come to you!  Call (412) 202-6983