Essential Leadership Skills

Fast-track curriculum for new and aspiring managers/supervisors focused on skill development to become a dynamic leader.
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Designed for new or aspiring supervisors and managers, this fast-track curriculum helps participants achieve management success. Learn the skills needed to lead, motivate, delegate, communicate, and problem solve.

Topics include enhanced interpersonal techniques, understanding of organization power dynamics, a defined set of operating principles and a rationale for your choices.  At the end of the course, participants will develop a career path for the next six to eighteen months with a workable, executable framework for moving ahead as a dynamic leader.

Key Knowledge Areas

  • Principles of management
  • Building effective teams
  • Managing in a hybrid environment
  • Emotional intelligence (EQ)
  • Effective communication strategies
  • Building strategic relationships


This course is designed for individuals looking to gain managerial skills to advance or change their careers, employees transitioning into managerial roles with little or no supervisory experience, and individuals identified by their organizations as ready for leadership positions.

Course Format: Virtual Instructor-Led Program
Schedule: 04/18/2023 to 05/23/2023
Tuesday 6 – 9 p.m. via Zoom
Tuition: $1995

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Six weekly 3-hour lectures via Zoom and approximately 2-hours of supplemental work.


Meet fellow participants virtually and build your network.

Getting Started

Program is offered twice per year. See schedule.

Liz Ferenbach Walker

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Liz Ferenbach Walker

Elizabeth Ferenbach Walker has extensive experience in delivering custom training for corporate clients. A global management consultant, she has worked as a management trainer and instructional designer with much of her work focused on soft management skills including; improving communications, problem solving, change management, developing leadership skills, delegation and team building. She obtained her B.A. from Tufts University, Ed.M. from Harvard University, and an M.A. at Southampton University.