Executive Leadership Academy prepares Black leaders for executive advancement.
Who should apply?
When is the Academy?
January - July 2023
Sessions are generally held once a month on a consecutive Friday and Saturday (8 am - 5 pm each day).
Where is this located?
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
Sessions are held in person on the CMU campus unless circumstances cause the need for remote learning.
How much does it cost?
Scholarships are available for candidates in the nonprofit and public sector.
Over 100+ hours of instruction from renowned academic and industry experts.
Ongoing support and connectivity for continued personal and professional growth through the development of a peer network.
What differentiates this Academy?
Addressing comprehensive leadership development with a particular emphasis on the unique challenges faced by Black professionals, the Executive Leadership Academy (Pittsburgh-Regional) features integrated development across four critical pillars.
Objectives And Expectations
- Leadership perspectives and diversity
- Identifying personal strengths and value
Expanding Your Influence And Sponsors
- Building networks of influence and professional sponsorship
- Defining your leadership identity
Creating Operational Impact
- Operational leadership
- Harnessing the power of data
Thriving In Your Organization
- Asset framing
- Resilience training
- Change management
- Managing conflict
Leading High Performing Teams
- Managing people and teams
- Listening, feedback, and motivation
- Leadership next steps
- Program synthesis