Women's Leadership Program
The application process for the 2013 Bismarck/Mandan Women's Leadership Program and 2013 Minot Women's Leadership Program have closed.
The Women’s Leadership Program is an intense six month program dedicated to expanding the personal, professional, community and health leadership skills for women of all ages. Throughout the program participants hear from over 20 top leaders from North Dakota and beyond that guide and challenge the women to take the next steps in their leadership development. Participants gain hands on experience through leadership exercises and a philanthropy challenge.
Session One - Leadership: Gain intense leadership skills from Michelle Wall of Dale Carnegie, participants will delve deep into effective leadership with a focus on women’s leadership development. This session takes the best of Dale Carnegie training and builds the skills and confidence needed to translate strategy into effective action.
Session Two - Personal Leadership: Maximize your personal leadership by learning the 7 C's of Leadership, focusing on your passion and learning to take risks. This session addresses personal leadership challenges and focuses on awareness, influence and communication strategies to be your best.
Session Three - Community Leadership: Learn how and why to get involved and what it takes to lead with purpose. This session explores mentorship, commitment to society, and how to earn your place as a community leader.
Session Four - Professional Leadership: Develop a demand for your professional worth by enhancing your personal brand, advancing your professional skills sets, and becoming more efficient by learning to ask for help and when to delegate. This session shows you not how to move up the ladder but how to create your own ladder to success.
Session Five - Health Leadership: Create a system for a healthy mind, healthy body and healthy balance of career and family responsibilities. This session will examine lifestyle choices that overcome challenges to leading a healthy and productive life.
Session Six - Leadership Graduation: The final session of training will include a board panel, speeches from fellow participants and a keynote speaker on women’s leadership.
Many thanks to the following organizations for their help in making this program a success!
- North Dakota Department of Commerce
- Dale Carnegie Training
- Dakota Awards
- Trinity Health
- Northwest ND Career & Technical Center
- Bank of North Dakota
- Bismarck Mandan Chamber of Commerce
- Lady J's Catering
- Jimmy John's
- Sweet & Flour Patisserie
- R. Rooster BBQ Co. LLC