Emerging Leaders Program
Accelerate Your Leadership Journey
Transitioning from an individual contributor to a manager role is undoubtedly one of the most exciting (and intimidating) career steps to make. The Daniels College of Business offers newer managers an opportunity to face this career change in a dynamic, engaging and safe environment. With the support of a robust leadership curriculum, experienced faculty and a cohort of managers who are at similar points in their careers, Daniels can help you develop into a successful and fulfilled leader.
Program Start: Fall 2018
Application link coming soon!
ELP is a five-week program focused on the following learning outcomes:
- Articulating and understanding the role of a manager/leader in an organization
- Understanding fundamental management and leadership theories
- Increasing self-awareness and individual’s impact as a manager
- Increasing ability to reframe and refocus under challenging situations
- Developing and demonstrating effective team member and team leadership skills
- Demonstrating effective ways to coach for performance
- Expanding communication skills around influence, conflict and listening
- Development of personal philosophy of leadership
- Assessment of leadership potential
Dr. Graham specializes in leadership development, executive coaching, teamwork, organizational communications, conflict management and strategy design to optimize organizational success. Dr. Graham’s work experience includes over a decade in leadership positions for Fortune 100 companies and extensive consulting experience working with industries including transportation, telecommunications, IT and banking.
Bev is a consultant and educator with experience in business strategy, planning, leadership, communications, project management, finance and performance measures. Bev has worked with a multitude of agencies, companies and industries including government, environmental, public radio, communications and technology. Bev delivers innovative and powerful academic and non-academic programs in the areas of leadership, strategy, communications, change management and negotiation.
RJ and Bev were wonderful facilitators and provided a great support in our learning and a warm class environment that encouraged very productive discussions. I learned a great deal and appreciated their professional insight and examples that they were able to add to the material. It gave a great depth to the topics being discussed. – Anonymous
Program Structure—Emerging leaders begins with a two-night, three-day retreat in the mountains of Colorado followed by four half-day morning sessions on consecutive Fridays taking place on the University of Denver campus.
Detailed Program Schedule
Monday, April 16 – Wednesday, April 18: 3 day/2 night retreat in the Colorado Mountains
Each of the following dates is a half-day session on-campus at DU:
- Friday, April 27
- Friday, May 4
- Friday, May 11
- Friday, May 18
20% Discount For: DU Alumni, Daniels Corporate Partners, and groups of 3 or more
30% Discount For: Non-Profits, Government, and Military
For-credit: $5,280 (4 credit hours at DU’s tuition rate)
20% Discount For: Daniels Alumni and University College Students
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