What global leaders need to meet the next challenge

The Smith-Tuck Global Leaders Program for Women provides global leaders with enhanced skills, global networks, and a deeper context for driving business excellence around the world.
Women who attend will:

  • Implement strategic planning as a tool for innovation and execution
  • Experience the impact of complex and rapidly  changing global economic systems
  • Practice techniques for leading across boundaries of culture, time, and distance
  • Understand the emerging imperatives of global security, sustainability, and equality
  • Engage the power of reflection for the evolution of personal leadership
  • Implement potent tools for leadership success
  • Build a career-spanning global network of powerful women

Experiential Learning
Participants will engage in Tuck’s signature experiential learning model. Teams will meet with local businesses, community leaders, and political officials to explore firsthand the Pioneer Valley as a microcosm of the global economic system, its impact and key global trends. Participants will enhance their ability to address their own global challenges through cross-functional, cross business collaboration.

Typical Curriculum Elements

  • Global Strategy & Execution: explore concepts and apply tools for strategy and execution
  • Experiential Learning: see firsthand the impact of globalization on business
  • Executive Coaching: key behaviors that enhance leadership outcomes
  • Leading Multicultural Teams: building collaboration across boundaries
  • Career GPS: explore the themes and challenges of your leadership journey
  • From the Top: successful global leaders share their wisdom


Typical Program Schedule

Day One: Hotel Check-in, Registration, Welcome Dinner and Keynote Address

Wellness Program Wellness Program Wellness Program Wellness Program

Leadership Narrative:
Building Strategic Vision

Global Strategy & Execution

Leadership Narrative:
The Power of Observation

Experiential Learning: In the Field

Leadership Narrative:
Managing Others and Yourself

Leading Multicultural Teams

Leadership Narrative:
Sharing Your Vision

Executive Panel: Wisdom from the C-Suite

Experiential Learning:
The Findings

    Lunch Program: Global Sustainability as a Core Value Closing Remarks & Reception

Global Strategy & Execution

Introduction to Experiential Learning: Global Impact at Home

Dinner Program: Global Security and the Business Imperative

Experiential Learning Debrief

Dinner Program:
Financial Inequality and its Implications for Global Leaders

Executive Coaching for Leadership Results

Dinner Program: Your Career GPS