What is The Advanced Leadership Program?

This executive program builds top leadership competencies and a senior cross-industry network for female talents with C-suite potential. Professors from some of the best universities in the world expand strategic thinking and develop transformational executive skills to lead business, self and others.

Length

3 modules over 6 months

Location

Copenhagen, London, Madrid

Start

20th March 2023

Why is this program impactful?

  • The cross-industry experience means participants learn together with the rising stars of other leading companies.
  • The program is tailor-made and led by world-class business school faculty including, London Business School, Harvard Business School, IE Business School and Cambridge University, as well as internationally renowned thought-leaders and journalists from the Financial Times
  • The program includes access to the Womenomics Nordic DE&I Conference, participants can choose to join remotely or in person in Copenhagen
  • Participants benefit from a network including alumni from the previous years since 2017
  • Each participant will also be allocated a personal mentor from one of the other participating companiesEach participant can also be allocated a personal mentor from one of the other participating companies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program overview

Module 1

20th, 21st, 22nd MARCH 2023
Face-to-face, Copenhagen

Global Corperate Strategy

Innovation and Digital Transformation

Centered Leadership

Module 2

12th, 13th, 14th JUNE 2023
Face-to-face, London

Accountability and Ownership to Drive Performance

Managing Ethical Dilemmas

C-Suite Transitioning

Communicating with Influence

Module 3

19th, 20th, 21st SEPTEMBER 2023
Face-to-face, Madrid

Authentic & Sustainable Leadership

Strategies for Resilience

Behavioural Decision Making

 

Our academic team represents Harvard University, Cambridge University Spark Change for Growth, McKinsey & Company, IE Business School, London Business School, CNN International, and Tesla

 

 

 

Program Faculty

Prof. Roger Steare

Leading experts on building high performing, high integrity organisations

Martha Rehnberg

Internationally renowned technologist, critical thinker and partner at DareDisrupt.

Dr. Mark Esposito

Professor of Strategy and Foresights
Hult International Business School & Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education

Michael Skapinker

Contributor to the Financial Times

Myrna Nakad

Teaches on programs and Senior Advisor in programs devoted to making women successful through Centered Leadership

Prof. Mark Fritz

Leadership speaker, mentor and professor

Julian Saipe

Former entrepreneur and business leader, and now executive coach

Simon Lancaster

Top speech writer, Executive Fellow of Henley Business School, and visiting lecturer at Cambridge University

Eva Katharina Herber

Former Marketing and International Business Executive, now Psychologist, Trainer and Coach

Ana Larriu

After working for many years in large multinationals, Ana is drawn into the personal development sector

Lee Newman

Dean of Business School and professor of Behavior & Leadership at IE University and IE Business School in Madrid

Prof. Roger Steare

Roger Steare is internationally recognized as one of the leading experts on building high performing, high integrity organisations. He is a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School. He also teaches at Duke Corporate Education and London Business School. His work has also been profiled in The Times, The Wall Street Journal and Les Echos.

Martha Rehnberg

Martha Rehnberg is an internationally renowned technologist, critical thinker and partner at DareDisrupt. In 2018, she was appointed  member of the High Level Industrial Roundtable “Industry 2030” by the European Commission where she today advocates technology that distributes wealth by design, not default.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Mark Esposito

Professor of Strategy and Foresights
Hult International Business School & Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education.
Mark Esposito is a global thought leader related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and focuses on the changes and opportunities that technology will bring to a variety of industries. He is Professor of Business and Economics at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education, and is recognized as one of the 30 most prominent rising business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50.

He is a global expert of the World Economic Forum and advisor to national governments.

Michael Skapinker

Born in South Africa, he began his journalistic career in Greece. He joined the FT in London in 1986 and held many positions, including FT Weekend editor, FT Special Reports editor and management editor. Currently he is a contributor to the Financial Times.

Myrna Nakad

Myrna Nakad teaches on programs with the Global Professional  Women’s Network, the Dutch Business University Nyenrode’s  Course of “Excelling in Female Leadership” and, during her seven years at McKinsey, has worked as Senior Advisor in programs devoted to making women successful through Centered Leadership.

Prof. Mark Fritz

Mark Fritz is a leadership speaker, mentor and professor; he has spoken on leadership and the power of ownership in over 50 countries throughout the world. Mark is the author of ‘The Truth about Getting Things Done’, and ‘Lead & Influence: Get More Ownership, Commitment, and Achievement from Your Team’.

Julian Saipe

A former entrepreneur and business leader, and now executive coach, Julian’s work encompasses leadership coaching and executive education, with the aim of bringing new consciousness to human performance.

Simon Lancaster

Simon Lancaster is one of the world’s top speechwriters. He is an Executive Fellow of Henley Business School, a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University and appears regularly on BBC News. His  ’Speak like a Leader’ TEDx talk gets a hundred thousand views a  month.

Eva Katharina Herber

Former Marketing and International Business Executive, now Psychologist, Trainer and Coach. Eva started her career at consumer goods companies like Procter & Gamble in International Marketing but then decided to follow her calling into the world of Psychology. Eva delivers Positive Psychology interventions and training for individuals and companies to boost well-being and performance through the identification and development of personal and professional strengths.

Ana Larriu

Born in Spain, American by education, French by culture, Lebanese by marriage. After working for many years in large multinationals, Ana is drawn into the personal development sector after a burnout and health problems. There she discovers her passion for wellness, stress management and resilience development and makes a radical career change to focus on management training in these fields. 

Lee Newman

Lee Newman is Dean of Business School and professor of Behavior & Leadership at IE University and IE Business School in Madrid. He earned a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology and Computer Science from the University of Michigan. He also holds an MBA and a Master of Science in Technology Policy from M.I.T. and a Bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in Engineering from Brown University.

Our Global Academic Partner

 

Our programs are tailor-made and delivered by our executive education partner Headspring – a joint venture between Financial Times and IE Business School. Alongside its world-class professors and experienced journalists, our programs can also include faculty from London Business School, Henley Business School, Cambridge University, NYU Stern, McKinsey & Co., Dare Disrupt and CNN.


A triple accredited institution, IE Business School is the 3rd ranked non-US MBA in the world (Forbes, 2017). Through technological immersion and a culture of innovation, IE brings an entrepreneurial mindset that gives our programs a sharper edge and greater impact.


Financial Times has been a trusted guide to business for more than 130 years, recognised for its authority, integrity and accuracy. Employing 600 journalists from over 40 international bureaux, FT provides essential news, informed analysis, valuable data and insights for the global business community.