Highly interactive, the session blends Fellow exercises, case discussions, and personal development to help attendees clarify their principles and goals and put them into the practice. The session will expand their capacity to think strategically, communicate persuasively, and present confidently.
October 14-15, 2021
The EDGE Retreat will help Fellows achieve greater self-awareness while bonding with their cohort. The session features an Emergenetics workshop that will help them better understand the ways that they prefer to learn and behave. The findings will not only help them to better understand themselves, but also will provide them with the necessary tools to effectively build higher-performing teams and workplaces.
November 2, 2021
Global Markets & Economy
The session will explore macroeconomic trends across the globe, including individual developed and emerging markets. The Fellows will learn about key industry sectors in Maryland and economic factors that may impact them. They will also deepen their understanding of various KPIs and financial tools used today by senior management.
December 14, 2021
Global Strategy & Operational Resiliency
The Fellows will learn to think strategically by examining vital planning and decision-making processes on a global scale. They will hear experiences from senior leaders on how they make predictions and respond to hurdles such as COVID-19.
January 11, 2022
The session focuses on implementing a systematic process that maximizes internal and external deals and helps maintain an ongoing relationship long after “the deal is done.” The training is based on The Power of Nice, written by Shapiro Negotiations Institute founder Ron Shapiro, and centers around the three Ps of negotiation- prepare, probe, and propose.
February 8, 2022
Managing a Global Workforce
The session will provide Fellows with a better understanding of how companies work around physical distance and cultural differences to build and lead successful global teams. They will discuss how leaders develop structures and processes that promote unity and understanding. Furthermore, they will learn the frameworks and technologies that companies implement to overcome physical distance, language barriers, and cultural misunderstanding.
March 8, 2022
Global Supply Chain
The session will focus on how corporations respond to changes in the global environment ranging from tariffs, diseases, natural disasters, and instability within countries. The Fellows will learn how senior executives from multinational companies predict the potential strain on supply chains for in and outsourcing decisions to minimize budgetary impact.
April 12, 2022
Maryland Global Resources
This session will focus on why Maryland is a center for global business. The Fellows will discuss some of Maryland’s most recognizable global companies and learn about how companies have successfully leveraged the state’s local strengths on a global market scale. They will also have a better understanding of how to capitalize on Maryland’s location, innovation, and education.
May 10, 2022
The Fellows will explore global marketing and branding strategies. They will hear first-hand experiences from senior marketing executives in leading multinational corporations.
June 7, 2022
Transformational Leadership & Closing Reception
The Fellows will celebrate the completion of the program by reflecting on their growth and finalizing connections with their peers. They will also discuss how they can leverage their passions and experiences to make an impact on their workplaces and communities.
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Baltimore, Maryland 21202
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