Program Agenda

Below is a sample of what you can expect to experience in the Emerging Women's Leadership Program. Content and schedule are subject to change.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - Welcome Lunch - Leading Self & Others
11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In person

  • 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.

Thursday, March 10, 2022 - Expanding Your Influence
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Live online

  • 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.

Thursday, March 24, 2022 - Critical Conversations - Giving & Receiving Feedback
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Live online

  • 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.

April 7, 2022 - Happy Hour Event

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

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - Effective Presentations
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Live online

  • 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.

Thursday, May 5, 2022 - Strategic Thinking & Leading Change
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Live online

  • 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.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace - Celebration Lunch
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
In person

  • 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.