Women Lead: strategies for women's development

Self-confidence, resilience, the ability to take risks, vision and a lot of diplomacy. These are perhaps the most important elements for women to reach new levels of leadership.

  • Understanding leadership and personal growth from a gender perspective.
  • Acquire knowledge and tools to be more competitive.
  • Develop a Personal Strategic Plan to be more visionary, more analytical and less risk averse.
  • Be more analytical and visionary without compromising your values, needs and objectives, developing your own leadership style.
  • Combine self-awareness and technology to create your digital personal branding strategy.
  • Analyze your personal financial plan and outline a risk-taking profile.
  • Identify, navigate and break down gender stereotypes.
  • Analyze your goals, strengths and weaknesses and draw a Personal Strategic Plan to achieve your goals.
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Edition 1February 26 to April 28, 2024Online asynchronousUSD $1,595
Edition 2June 24 to August 18, 2024Online asynchronousUSD $1,595
Edition 3September 2 to October 27, 2024Online asynchronousUSD $1,595
Edition 4November 11, 2024 to February 2, 2025Online asynchronousUSD $1,595
Camellia Ilie
Ph. D. Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
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Camellia Ilie
Ph. D. Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
Academic Background
  • Ph.D. - Business Administration. Summa Cum Laude. Universidad Pontificia Comillas, ICADE, Madrid, Spain.
  • Degree - Engineer. Polytechnic University, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Diploma - Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma, Financial Times
  • Diploma - Senior Executive Program. ESADE Business School, Madrid, Spain & Babson College, Boston, USA.
  • Certificate - Corporate Governance: Essentials for a New Business Era. The Wharton School.
  • Certificate - Preparing to be a Corporate Director, Harvard Business School.
Teaching in INCAE

Teaching areas

  • CEO and Board of Directors
  • Change and Business Transformation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Strategic Leadership Development
  • Talent Development
  • Women Leadership

Executive Programs:

  • Executive MBA
  • ExMaster in Business Analytics
  • ExMaster in Finance
  • ExMaster in Marketing and Sales
  • Board of Directors Program: Succeeding and Creating Value as a Board Member
  • President's Club
  • Management with Leadership: Personal and Team Leadership
  • Leading People & Change Management
  • Women Lead: Strategies for Women Development
  • Women's Executive Leadership Program

Camelia Ilie is an entrepreneurial leader, advisor and professor with more than 25 years of experience in value creation, strategy, innovation and P&L management in organizations in Europe, Latin America and the U.S. She is Dean of Strategy and Institutional Affairs, Chair of the Leadership Center and Professor at INCAE, a leading business school in Latin America. During the last decade, together with an excellent team of leaders, they transformed the business model of Executive Education to position it in the Top 25 of the Financial Times world ranking. In addition, they created an online education start-up, in alliance with Emeritus, a world leader in educational technology. Up to 6,500 participants from more than 15 countries studied annually in the areas he has led.

He leads programs for presidents, CEOs and boards of directors to help them improve their governance systems, focusing on competitiveness, strategy, change management, succession planning, digital transformation and innovation. She has also worked with leading corporations such as Banco Santander, Gas Natural, Iberdrola, PWC, Inter-American Development Bank, Bankinter, Telefónica, Iberia, Maersk, Copa Airlines, on leadership and change programs following M&A, procurement or strategic business transformation transactions. He is a member and Chair Emeritus of the External Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Miami. He has been a member of the Advisory Council for Latin America of the American Association of Colleges and Schools of Business (AACSB), of the Board of Trustees of LASPAU and of the Excellence in Practice Awards of the European Foundation for Management Development, among others.

Through the opportunity to work with many industries and countries, she has developed the ability to work in multicultural groups and have a global perspective. Her strengths are developing high-performance teams and managing complexity, strategy, innovation, and trend analysis to identify opportunities and anticipate change. Trained as an engineer with a doctorate in business administration, she was a research fellow at the Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. In LaRevista, Harvard Review for Latin America, she writes in the column "Perspective in time of change". Dr. Ilie also researches and writes on higher education, business school models, MBA programs, women's entrepreneurship and leadership. In recognition of her work, she received the Women's Economic Forum's Woman of the Decade Award in Education and Leadership in Latin America and is listed in Forbes magazine's list of the 100 most powerful women in Central America and the Caribbean.



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