Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management

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:

  • Change Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Customer Insights via Social Media
  • Dispute and Conflict Management
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • Reputation Management
  • Teamwork and Process Improvement
  • Values-Based Leadership

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 in the top ten of all business schools while the U.S. News & World Report 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
  • Program Objectives
  • Program Schedule
  • Faculty
  • Registration
  • Cancellation

At a Glance

Dates

26–29 June 2017

Meeting LocationEvanston, IL
Registration Closes15 June 2017
Refund Deadline15 May 2017
RAC Recertification Credits12
Will this meeting be recorded?No
How do I obtain a Letter of Attendance for this meeting?Each attendee will receive a Certificate of Participation acknowledging his or her attendance after the workshop's conclusion.
Registration Fees

Registration from 16 March—15 May 2017
RAPS Members:  $7,850 
List:  $8,200 

Registration from 16 May—15 June 2017
RAPS Members:  $8,100 
List:  $8,450

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.

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Program 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

Program Schedule

Monday, 26 June (8:30 am6 pm)
Responding to Crises: Reputation Management
Negotiating Productive Agreements

Tuesday, 27 June (8:30 am6 pm)
Getting the Most From High Performance Teams
Managing Change: Innovation Adoption and People Management Challenges

Wednesday, 28 June (8:30 am6 pm)
Gaining Customer Insight for Competitive Advantage—Getting the Most Out of Social Media
Making Better Decisions: Using the Research to Improve Your Skills

Thursday, 29 June (8:30 am5:30 pm)
Values-Based Leadership
Dispute Conflict Management 


NOTE: The 2017 Executive Development Program agenda is subject to change.

Faculty

Lynn Cohn, JD, is a clinical professor of law and the director of the Center on Negotiation and Mediation at Northwestern Law School.

Timothy Feddersen, PhD, is the Wendell Hobbs professor of managerial politics, professor of managerial economics and decision sciences, and faculty director of the Leadership Development Program, KACI.

Harry M. Kraemer, MBA, is a clinical professor of strategy at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Lauren Rivera, PhD, is the associate professor of management and organizations and associate professor of sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

Mohanbir Sawhney, PhD, is the McCormick Foundation chair of technology, clinical professor of marketing and director of the Center for Research in Technology and Innovation.

Joel Shalowitz, MD, MBA, FACP, is a clinical professor of health industry management at the Kellogg School of Management and professor of medicine and preventive medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Leigh Thompson, PhD, is J. Jay Gerber distinguished professor of dispute resolution and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Brian Uzzi, PhD, is the Richard L. Thomas professor of leadership and organizational change, co-director, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO), faculty director, Kellogg Architectures of Collaboration Initiative (KACI), professor of industrial engineering and management sciences, McCormick School, and professor of sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.

Edward Zajac, PhD, is the James F. Bere professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

 




Registration

 Register from 16 March to 15 May 2017Register from 16 May to 15 June 2017 
RAPS Member $7,850$8,100
List$8,200$8,450

Registration fees include accommodations at the James L. Allen Center and meals for the duration of the program. The James L. Allen Center also offers study areas, Internet connectivity, snack rooms, laundry services, an exercise room and 24-hour concierge service.

 

Please use the Registration Form to register by mail, email or fax.

If you are not a member or an existing RAPS customer, please create a RAPS online account to complete your purchase.

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Questions

Call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301.770.2920, Ext 200.

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

Chris Hall
chall@raps.org
+1 301 770 2920, Ext 222

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, 15 March 2017 – 80% Refund
  • From 16 March—15 May 2017 – 40% Refund
  • From 16 May—20 June 2017 – 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, or to the company of the deceased registrant, upon submission of proof of death. Registrants who provide proof of death of an immediate family member (grandparent, parent, spouse, domestic partner, sibling, or child) 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.
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.