Corporate Development Program
Develop the Leadership Skills to Advance
Your Career, Team, and Organization
The Corporate Development program is designed
to unleash the potential of mid-level and aspiring leaders to meet organizational challenges by influencing and motivating colleagues, thus creating stronger teams. By participating in this program, you will learn from DC industry leaders alongside high-performing women across multiple industries.
What You'll Learn
Executive Presence - Lead with confidence through self-awareness, engagement, and charisma while adapting your leadership style to meet various challenges.
Organizational Behavior - Manage organizational conflicts through understanding colleagues' extrinsic and intrinsic behaviors in order to motivate teams and executive leadership to influence decisions.
Negotiation & Decision Making - Elevate your influence by learning negotiation techniques and refining your decision making processes.
Public Speaking & Presenting - Utilize clarity and conciseness to enhance your credibility from the elevator pitch to the board room.
Competitive Strategy - Gain skills to identify and use competitive advantages applicable to any industry to drive ROI for your business unit.
Servant Leadership - Build stronger interpersonal connections, teams, and organizations through effective listening, empathy, and relationship building.
Learn from DC Industry Leaders!
Who Will Benefit
EARLY-AND MID-CAREER PROFESSIONALS
You've found success as an individual contributor, now develop and hone the interpersonal skills for a leadership role.
Learn how to motivate teams and influence people while adapting your leadership style to meet organizational challenges.
SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS & ASPIRING ENTREPRENEURS
Build credibility through leadership training in order to better represent your business.
The Cooperative Approach
Local Experts, Hands-On Learning, and Cross-Industry Collaboration
Capital City Cooperative's mission is to Connect and Empower DC Women; through the Corporate Development Program you will walk away as an equipped, confident leader. The curated training modules are taught by female executive leaders in the DC area. Your peers hail from various industries which brings diversity to the classroom and allows for various organizational insights and learnings.
The course begins with a self assessment and 360-peer review to solicit feedback from colleagues. This collective information will be used as a starting point for your learning journey and better guide our training key takeaways. At the end of the course, your colleagues, managers, and direct reports will notice your refined leadership savvy, executive presence, and emotional intelligence.
The program is delivered over a six-month period, covering six key training topics. The trainings take place one Friday a month from 9AM-1PM, including a networking lunch. Our meeting facility is in downtown DC and is easily accessible via the Metro Center or Gallery Place-Chinatown metro stations.
Winter/Spring Session 2020