RAPS Executive Development Program

This one-of-a-kind program will challenge you and demand your best, ensuring a tangible return in investment. The knowledge you gain from this transformative program can provide immediate relevance and impact for you and your organization.

Key Areas Covered

The Kellogg School of Management brings together a faculty of pre-eminent scholars and educators in an exciting program specifically designed for senior-level regulatory professionals that covers the following key business areas:

  • Decision-Making
  • Negotiation
  • Dispute and Conflict Management
  • Change Management
  • Product Positioning
  • Values-Based Leadership
  • Reputation Management
  • Operations

Why Executive Development?

Now, more than ever, regulatory executives are required to bridge science, regulation, business and strategy. In today’s global regulatory environment, executives are moving out of their comfort zones and developing new capabilities as leaders.

About Kellogg

Since 1908, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University has made strong leaders stronger. Business Week ranks the school third out of all business schools while the Wall Street Journal places it fifth on their list of best business schools in the United States

Classes will take place at the James L. Allen Center, a state-of-the-art lakefront facility on Northwestern University’s campus in Evanston, Illinois.




  • At a Glance
  • Objectives & Audience
  • Program Schedule
  • Faculty
  • Registration Info
  • Cancellation

At a Glance

Date:

20-23 May 2018 

Meeting Location:

James Allen Conference Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, Illinois 60203

Registration Closes:

13 May 2018

Refund Deadline:

12 April 2018

Standard Refunds:Refunds due to standard cancellations will be made according to the following:
•    Up to, and including, 11 February 2018 – 80% Refund
•    From 12 February – 12 April 2018 – 40% Refund
•    From 13 April – 13 May 2018 – No Refund

RAC Credits:

12

Will this meeting be recorded?

No

Proof of Attendance:

Attendees will receive certificates of participation on the last day of the meeting.

Registration Fees:

Registration to 11 February 2018
RAPS Members: $7,600

Enterprise Members: $7,200
Nonmembers: $8,050

Registration 12 February to 12 April 2018
RAPS Member: $7,850

Enterprise Members: $7,450
Nonmembers: $8,300

 


Registration 13 April to 13 May 2018
RAPS Members:  $8,100
Enterprise: $7,700

Nonmembers: $8,550 

Advance registration is required for this program. Participants are encouraged to register early. Onsite registrations are not accepted. Seating for the program is limited. Substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, you will be able to

  • Improve personal judgment and decision-making skills using up-to-date research
  • Negotiate agreements that create win-win solutions and build trust
  • Create market positioning strategies
  • Develop values-based leadership styles based on individual reflection, balanced considerations, true self-confidence, and personal humility
  • Develop processes for managing conflict
  • Develop methods for facilitating organizational change
  • Respond to crisis situations and maintain a company’s reputation

Who Should Attend
The program is intended for senior-level, regulatory professionals who:

  • Supervise direct reports 
  • Make company, department or division decisions
  • Want to develop executive-level skills

Advanced Learning: Content is intended for individuals who are well-versed in most, if not all, concepts associated with the topic(s). Activities and texts emphasize analysis and application of concepts or demonstration of competencies. Case studies, scenario-building and group projects are typically used during the program. A high level of participation is expected from each attendee.

Program Schedule

Sunday, 20 May

  • Program Welcome and Introduction
  • Making Better Decisions: Using Research to Improve Skills
  • Negotiating Productive Agreements

Monday, 21 May 

  • Dispute and Conflict Management
  • Managing Change: Innovation Adoption and People Management Challenges                                

Tuesday, 22 May

  • Positioning Products to Win
  • Values-Based Leadership 

Wednesday, 23 May

  • Responding to Crises: Reputation Management
  • Operations
  • Concluding Remarks


NOTE: The 2018 Executive Development Program agenda is subject to change.



Faculty

Joel Shalowitz, MD, MBA, FACP – Academic Director; Clinical Professor, Health Enterprise Management; Director of the Health Industry Management Program, Kellogg School of Management; Professor of Medicine and of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine; Visiting Professor of Health Industry Management at the Schulich School of Business at York University, Toronto

Gad Allon, PhD - Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences

Lynn Cohn, JD - Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Center on Negotiation and Mediation, Northwestern Law School

Timothy Feddersen, PhD - Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics; Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences; Faculty Director, Leadership Development Program, KACI

Julie Hennessy, MM - Clinical Professor of Marketing

Harry M. Kraemer, MBA – Clinical Professor of Strategy

J. Keith Murnighan, PhD- Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Risk Management and Professor of Management & Organizations

Leigh Thompson, PhD - J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations; Professor of Management & Organizations, Director of the Kellogg Team and Group Research Center; Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy)

Ed Zajac, PhD - James F. Beré Professor of Management and Organizations

Registration Info


Registration to 11 February 2018
RAPS Members:  $7600
Enterprise: $7200
Nonmembers:  $8050

Registration from 12 February – 12 April 2018

RAPS Members:  $7850
Enterprise: $7450
Nonmembers $8300

Registration from 13 April – 13 May 2018

RAPS Members:  $8100
Enterprise: $7700
Nonmembers: $8550

NOTE: Advance registration is required for this workshop. Participants are encouraged to register early. Onsite registrations are not accepted. Seating for the program is limited. Substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS.

» Registration Online
» Registration Form (PDF) - for registration by mail or fax

If it is your preference, please use the registration form to register by mail, email or fax. A RAPS online account will be created to complete your purchase if you are not a member or past customer. 

Questions? Call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200.

Refund Deadline: 12 May 2018

Other Information
RAPS reserves the right to cancel this program at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to cancellation.

Program Contact

Nichelle Sankey
nsankey@raps.org
+301 770 2920, ext. 291

Accommodations
Rooms and meals are included in the program price. Registrants will be housed on campus at the James Allen Conference Center. All meals will also be served in the Allen Center. 

Area Airports
O'Hare International Airport - ORD (17 miles) 
Chicago Midway International Airport- MDW (25 miles)

 

Cancellation


The Kellogg Executive Development Program has specific cancellation dates. All cancellation and refund requests must be provided in writing for the program. Telephone calls and voicemail messages will not be accepted. There are no refunds provided if a cancellation date has passed except in the case of a death, a medical emergency or a company emergency. Cancellation requests must be sent with the name of the registered person, member number/customer member, and the event title via email, to raps@raps.org.

Standard Refunds. Refunds due to standard cancellations will be made according to the following:
•    Up to, and including, 11 February 2018 – 80% Refund
•    From 12 February – 12 April 2018 – 40% Refund
•    From 13 April – 13 May 2018 – No Refund

Registrant Medical Emergency.
A medical emergency is defined as an acute injury or illness that poses an immediate risk to a person's life or long term health. To cancel program participation, a requestor must provide the following information for review by RAPS within 60 days of the medical emergency: (1) the nature of the medical emergency, and (2) verification of the medical emergency on hospital letterhead from the Emergency Room physician who treated the patient. Registrants receiving cancellation approval from RAPS due to medical emergencies may transfer to the next year’s meeting, substitute a co-worker in place of the requestor, or receive a refund of 80% of the paid price.

Immediate Family Member Medical Emergency.
To cancel program attendance when an immediate family member medical emergency occurs (i.e. grandparent, parent, spouse, domestic partner, sibling, or child), a requestor must provide the following information for review by RAPS within 30 days of the medical emergency: (1) the name and relationship of the patient to the registrant, (2) the nature of the medical emergency, and (3) verification of the medical emergency on hospital letterhead from the physician who treated the patient. Registrants receiving cancellation approval from RAPS due to immediate family member medical emergencies may transfer to the next year’s meeting, substitute a co-worker in place of the registrant, or receive a refund of 80% of the paid price.

Company Emergency
. RAPS reserves the right to determine whether a work-related emergency will be accepted as a cancellation for a refund. A requestor must provide the following information in writing which will be reviewed by RAPS for approval: (1) an explanation of the registrant’s reason for cancelling, (2) a letter detailing the work emergency, with contact information, from the requestor’s direct supervisor, verifying the company emergency. Registrants receiving cancellation approval from RAPS due to company emergencies may transfer to the next year’s meeting, substitute a co-worker in place of the registrant, or receive a refund of 40% of the paid price.

Death. RAPS will provide a full refund to the family of a deceased registrant upon submission of proof of death if payment for the program was made by the deceased. Companies who provide proof of death of an employee registered for the program may transfer the program payment to the 2019 meeting, substitute a co-worker in place of the deceased for the 2019 meeting, or receive a refund of 40% of the paid price.

NOTE: RAPS reserves the right to request additional documentation in making determinations regarding cancellations and refunds for the Kellogg Executive Development Program. Refunds will be made solely at the discretion of RAPS.