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Women's Executive Leadership Program
Summary

The Women's Executive Leadership Program works with high-level executives from various sectors to enhance their careers as executives or entrepreneurs, develop key competencies and network. This program will help you successfully realize your personal and professional dreams and life plans.

Objectives
  • Develop the skills of the future to succeed in competitive environments and cultures.
  • Obtain keys for the construction of a shared leadership model, the successful management of change and personal and professional transformation.
  • Know your personal brand strengths and how they can help you to enhance your professional career as an entrepreneur or executive.
Benefits
  • You will understand the key aspects associated with the functioning of management teams, executive committees and boards of directors.
  • You will increase your awareness of your personal brand in relation to your strengths as a person and as a leader.
  • You will develop greater self-awareness, using neuroscience tools, in relation to your strengths in the decision-making process.
  • You will identify your competitive advantages, as well as your personal development potential.
  • You will develop the skills required to meet your personal and professional challenges and successfully plan your long-term career and development plans.
  • You will learn how to employ persuasion and influence strategies, network to improve your resilience and confidence, and achieve greater impact in your personal and professional strategies.
General information
DatesLocationInvestment
Week 1November 11, 13 and 15, 2024Live Online
Week 2November 18-22, 2024Miami (blended learning)
TotalUSD $5,500
Teachers
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Silke Verena Bucher
Ph.D. in Organizational Change from the University of St. Gallen.
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Silke Verena Bucher
Ph.D. in Organizational Change from the University of St. Gallen.
Contact
silke.bucher@incae.edu
Networks
https://www.linkedin.com/in/silke-bucher-ph-d-43b56115/
Networks
Academic Background
  • Master of Science in Management; Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany.
  • Ph.D. (summa cum laude), University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; topic: strategic changes; Dr.-Peter-Wehrhahn award for excellent Ph.D. in management and philosophy of science.
Teaching in INCAE

Teaching areas

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Organizational Change and Development

Executive Programs

biography

A German and Swiss national, Silke Bucher is an Assistant Professor at INCAE Business School with a specialization in Organizational Behavior and Leadership. After completing her Master of Science in Business Administration at the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, she obtained her Ph.D. in Organizational Change from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. She completed her post-doctorate at the Chair of Strategic Management in Pluralistic Environments at HEC Montréal, Canada. She was a team leader and expert consultant for organizational culture at McKinsey & Company, Costa Rica. Her research to date has focused on organizational change and inter-group collaboration, with a particular interest in the health sector.

Work experience

Prior to joining INCAE Business School as an Assistant Professor, Silke Verena Bucher gained international experience working in different countries including Germany, France, Switzerland, Canada and Costa Rica. Post-doctoral fellow at the Chair of Strategic Management in Pluralistic Environments at HEC Montréal, Canada, and obtained her Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

She worked as a team leader and expert consultant for organizational culture at McKinsey & Company, and as an internal consultant at Gardena International, Germany, with a focus on process improvement.

Until now, his research has focused on organizational change and collaboration among groups with a particular interest in the health sector. She did longitudinal studies on change initiatives in hospitals, and worked as a coach for interprofessional teams. Her motivation is to make organizations increasingly better places to work, with the ability to deliver sustainable excellence in services, products or impact for society more broadly. His work has been published, among others, in Organization Science and Organization Studies.

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María Elena Carballo
Ph.D. Brandeis University
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María Elena Carballo
Ph.D. Brandeis University
Contact
maria.carballo@incae.edu
Academic Background
  • Ph.D. - Brandeis University
  • M.A. - Brandeis University
Teaching in INCAE

Teaching areas

  • Communication
  • Leadership

Courses

  • Culture & Values
  • Management Communication and Leadership
  • Negotiation

Programs

  • Executive MBA
  • MBA

Executive Programs

biography

Professor María Elena Carballo, a native of Costa Rica, earned a Ph.D. in Literary Studies and an M.A., both from Brandeis University in the United States. Her dissertation was on García Márquez's "The Autumn of the Patriarch" and the Spanish-American novel of the dictatorship.

Prior to joining INCAE, she was a Fulbright-LASPAU scholar for three years and a Hirschfeld Fellow at Brandeis University for two consecutive years. Her book "La Casa Paterna", which she co-authored, won the 1993 national essay prize in Costa Rica.

At INCAE, in the master's degree programs, he teaches courses in the areas of humanities and communication.

Work experience

Professor María Elena Carballo, a native of Costa Rica, earned a Ph.D. in Literary Studies and an M.A., both from Brandeis University in the United States. Her dissertation was on García Márquez's "The Autumn of the Patriarch" and the Spanish-American novel of the dictatorship.

Prior to joining INCAE, she was a Fulbright-LASPAU scholar for three years and a Hirschfeld Fellow at Brandeis University for two consecutive years. Her book "La Casa Paterna", which she co-authored, won the 1993 national essay prize in Costa Rica.

As an assistant professor at INCAE in the master's degree programs, she teaches courses in the humanities and communication areas at the Costa Rica campus.

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Margaret Rose Grigsby
Postgraduate degree in Leadership Coaching at Georgetown University, Washington DC.
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Margaret Rose Grigsby
Postgraduate degree in Leadership Coaching at Georgetown University, Washington DC.
Contact
margaret.grigsby@incae.edu
Networks
https://cr.linkedin.com/in/margaretrosegrigsby
Networks
Teaching in INCAE

Executive Programs

biography

Margaret Rose Grigsby is a Professor of Leadership and Marketing. She chairs her company Brainpower Latin America, from which she is Executive Coach of Senior Leaders, speaker on Leadership and Women's Leadership and consultant in brand strategy and expert in personal branding.

She has extensive management experience throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, due to a professional career of nearly 25 years with multinational companies. He has held positions as CEO in Argentina, COO in Colombia, President and General Manager in Costa Rica, VP Latin America in Mexico and VP Director in the Caribbean, among others. During her career she has had the opportunity to work with all Latin American markets, which has allowed her to have a very broad vision of the cultural differences and similarities throughout the region.

She holds a graduate degree in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, Washington DC, an MBA from INCAE Business School and a double major in Social and Organizational Psychology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

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Camellia Ilie
Ph. D. Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
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Camellia Ilie
Ph. D. Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
Contact
camelia.ilie@incae.edu
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
biography

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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Michele Quitano INCAE
Michele Quintano
PhD in Management Sciences at Ramón Lull University - ESADE Business School (Spain)
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Michele Quintano
PhD in Management Sciences at Ramón Lull University - ESADE Business School (Spain)
Contact
michele.quintano@incae.edu
Networks
https://cr.linkedin.com/in/michele-quintano
Networks
Academic Background
  • PhD in Management Sciences. - Ramon Lull University - ESADE Business School (Spain)
  • Master of Science in International Management - CEMS (Community of European Management Schools)
  • Degree in Business Administration and Management - Università Commerciale "Luigi Bocconi", Milano (Italy)
Teaching in INCAE

Executive Programs:

  • Executive MBA
  • President's Club
  • Women's Executive Leadership Program I: Driving Personal Growth

 

biography

Michele Quintano is Dean of Academic Programs and Associate Professor at INCAE Business School, as well as Visiting Professor in the Department of Marketing at ESADE Business School (Spain).

During the period 2002-2022 he held various positions of management responsibility in Executive Education. He was associate dean of the Executive MBAs at ESADE Business School, managing various MBA programs for senior participants, including the Executive MBA, the Corporate MBA and the Master in Marketing and Sales Management. He has also held various management and academic leadership positions in the Executive Education Unit of the same business school, where he has been interim director and executive director of the Open Enrollment Programs.

He has served as Professor of Business Management and Marketing at the University of Naples Parthenope (Italy), where for fourteen years he was a regular professor teaching Marketing, Retailing and Business Management. He has also served as Director of Management Degrees at the same university for two years.

Professor Quintano has other academic experiences at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Luiss Guido Carli (Rome, Italy), where for five years he was in charge of International Marketing in the MSc (Master of Science) in International Management, and at the Wirtschaft Universität in Vienna (Austria) as a visiting professor.

He holds a PhD in Management Sciences from ESADE Business School-Universidad Ramón Llull (Spain). He holds a Master's degree in International Management from CEMS Global Alliance, an international institution that, for thirty years, has grouped together the best business schools in the world. He also holds a degree in Business Administration from the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi (Italy).

Publications

Research work

Work experience

He is Dean of Academic Programs and Associate Professor at INCAE Business School.

At ESADE Business School (Spain) in the period 2002-2022 he has held various positions of management responsibility in Executive Education.

He has been Associate Dean of the Executive MBA Programs managing several MBA Programs for senior participants.

In the Executive Education unit, he has been Acting Director of the Executive Education unit and Executive Director of the Open Enrollment Programs. He has also held several Academic Management positions in different programs of the School, including the Executive MBA, the Corporate MBA and the Master in Marketing and Sales Management.

At ESADE Business School he continues to be a Visiting Professor in the Department of Marketing. He has been a Professor at the Università di Napoli Parthenope (Italy) for 14 years. He has taught Marketing, Retailing and Business Management.

He has also served as Director of Management Degrees at the University for two years. He can count on other academic experiences at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli - LUISS in Rome (Italy), where for five years he has been in charge of the International Marketing subject in the MSc in International Management, in addition to the Wirtschaft Universität in Vienna (Austria).

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