Executive Development


Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
James L. Allen Conference Center
Evanston, IL
8-11 June 2015

Join the ranks of the world’s top regulatory professionals as a graduate of one of the best business schools in the country.


Now more than ever, senior regulatory professionals must bridge science, regulation, business and strategy. RAPS’ Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management is the only program of its kind that caters exclusively to experienced regulatory professionals. It is an exceptional opportunity to strengthen your management and leadership skills over four intensive days in an intimate learning environment.

This highly regarded program brings together a class of talented and ambitious minds, with diverse regulatory backgrounds, to work through complex on-the-job challenges under the tutelage of some of the world’s best business professors from the Kellogg School of Management.

The program covers:

  • Change Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Decision Making
  • Negotiation
  • New Product Development
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy

Earn 12 RAC recertification credits for participating.

"Very stimulating experience. It gave me great exposure to new concepts and ideas. I found applying new theories to case situations during the program to be very beneficial. I could apply what I learned immediately to my role and continue to do so."
—Glenn Byrd, senior director, regulatory affairs at MedImmune

Accommodation at the Allen Center and all meals are included as part of the program.

  • At a Glance
  • Objectives & Audience
  • Agenda
  • About Kellogg
  • Registration Info

At a Glance


8–11 June 2015

Meeting Location:

James L. Allen Conference Center - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Advance Registration Deadline:

15 May 2015

Cancellation Deadline:

8 May 2015

RAC Credits:


Will this meeting be recorded?


How do I receive credit for this meeting?

Attendees can print their Letter of Attendance from the RAPS Learning Portal.

Registration Fees:

$7,400 member ($7,900 on or after 8 May)
$7,610 nonmember ($8,110 on or after 8 May)

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Objectives & Audience

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants 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

Target Audience

The program is intended for management regulatory professionals who are responsible for supervising direct reports and have a desire to increase their personal leadership skills.

RAC Credits: 12


Monday, June 8

  • Program Introduction
  • Making Better Decisions: Using the Research to Improve Your Skills
  • Negotiating Productive Agreements

Tuesday, June 9

  • Positioning Products to Win
  • Managing Change: Innovation Adoption and People Management Challenges

Wednesday, June 10

  • Dispute and Conflict Management
  • Values-Based Leadership

Thursday, June 11

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

Note: The 2015 Executive Development Program agenda is subject to change.

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 US business schools while The Wall Street Journal puts it fifth on their list of best business schools in the country.

Classes will take place at the James L. Allen Center, a state-of-the-art lakefront facility on Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management campus.

Accommodation at the Allen Center and all meals are included as part of the program.

Registration Info


Register by 8 May

Register on or after 8 May

RAPS Member






Accommodation at the Allen Center and all meals are included as part of the program.

Registration Deadline: Advance registration (online, mail, and fax) will be accepted until 15 May 2015 unless meeting capacity is reached; after 15 May 2015, please contact RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920 ext. 200 or raps@raps.org for registration options.

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

Cancellation Deadline: 8 May 2015