Germany, Bremen

Women in Leadership

when 3 June 2016 - 28 July 2016
language English
duration 8 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 950

In today’s businesses the pace of innovation places a premium on companies to compete for the best talent. Well known around the world is the fact that career advancement for women is not easy. And they are still largely underrepresented in leadership positions.
Far less known is the circumstance that women are meanwhile the majority of university graduates across the world. Therefore business schools have to use this unique potential to provide young female managers the greatest chances of success.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Ekin Pellegrini / University of Missouri - St. Louis / USA

Target group

Students of economics, business studies, management studies and interested persons. Minimum age 18 years.
English required in the level: B2-C2 / Intermediate and advanced level

Course aim

The new HSB-International Summer School course “Women in Leadership” aims to attract high potential women seeking new levels of performance and achievement in their professional goals.
The participants will explore the latest approaches, methods and empirical findings in the subjects of management and analyse the challenges, opportunities and changes facing women in business.
The program is designed to enhance leadership skills, improve strategic thinking, identify individual leadership styles, and benefit from best practices of women in leadership roles. Overall, young female managers will learn how to become more effective and sustainable leaders who can master their own career development and the complexities of a cosmopolitan work environment.
The course at HSB-International Summer School takes place in an inspiring learning atmosphere taught by international experts in a global classroom.

Credits info

or 4 US credit hours

Fee info

EUR 950: The course fee includes: information packet with city guide; Seminars and lectures; Teaching material; Program related excursion; Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
The course fee excludes: Travel expenses; Accommodation in Bremen (available at extra costs); Health and liability insurance; Board and personal spendings; Participation in optional activities