Program Agenda


Welcome Lunch - Leading Self & Others
In-person- Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 11:30am - 5pm (lunch included)

  • Take a behavioral profile self-assessment to identify specific behavior strengths and limitations.
  • Explore how behavioral style influences the ability to communicate, collaborate and lead others.

Expanding Your Influence
Live online- Wednesday, September 21, 2022 from 8:30am - Noon

  • The ability to influence is an essential skill that effective leaders call upon daily.
  • Learn strategies and techniques for building your influence, the importance of defining your personal brand and best practices for cultivating your ability to influence across the organization.

Critical Conversations - Giving & Receiving Feedback
In-person- Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 2:00pm - 5:30pm

  • Learn how to have difficult conversations in the workplace that produce desirable results.
  • Explore how to give and receive feedback in the best ways possible, and learn the psychology behind handling critical feedback in both directions.

Networking Happy Hour
In-person- Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

  • Network with past and present participants of Duquesne Emerging Women's Leadership Program and Women's Executive Leadership program.

Effective Presentations
Live online- Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 8:30am - Noon

  • Learn the key components to creating and delivering clear and confident presentations.
  • Gain tools and tips to help you prepare an effective presentation and capitalize on the opportunities that giving presentations provides.

Strategic Thinking & Leading Change
Live online- Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 8:30am - Noon

  • Develop the skills you need to think strategically and learn how to employ a practical framework for strategic decision making.
  • Learn how to reduce the resistance that inevitably accompanies change as well as strategies for accelerating the change process.

Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace - Celebration Lunch
In-person- Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 8:30am - 1:30pm (lunch included)

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of having an inclusive work environment where diversity is valued and celebrated.
  • Challenge your unconscious bias and learn strategies for how to build diverse teams.