To help women thrive in leadership positions, Butler University’s College of Business will offer an executive education workshop called Advancing Women in Leadership (AWL) one day a month from October through March.

Businesswomen Lawyer at CourthouseThe program will take place over six days—from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 16, Feb. 13, and March 20—on the Butler campus.

Cost is $3,600 per participant, which includes tuition, learning materials, meals, and refreshments. Companies that wish to send more than one person receive a 10 percent tuition discount on each enrollment—up to six from a single organization.

Registration is available through Oct. 3.

More information will be available at a free webinar from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 4, or by calling (317) 940-8651, emailing, or visiting

Advancing Women in Leadership will help women uncover and integrate their unique strengths and qualities in order to thrive and succeed in current and future leadership roles. Through an action learning approach and the guidance of an executive coach, each participant will:

-Gain knowledge of emotional intelligence and the link to leadership effectiveness.

-Acquire skills to build self-awareness, overcome blind spots and sustain effective leadership behaviors.

-Apply an intentional process to align personal values with everyday leadership behaviors.

-Develop skills to sense others’ feelings and perspectives, emotional currents and power relationships to manage diverse groups.

-Apply innovative frameworks and methodologies to drive performance.

-Implement a leadership development plan based on a 360 leadership assessment.

There are no prerequisites to enroll. The ideal candidate for this program is currently a middle level high potential manager with five to 10 years of progressive management experience who manages people, money and/or resources, desires to move up in the organization, has a strong performance record, has been identified as having high potential, and brings a rich perspective and set of diverse management experiences to draw upon and share.


Media contact:
Marc Allan
(317) 940-9822