Executive Development

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Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
James L. Allen Conference Center
Evanston, IL
20-23 June 2016

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

Designed specifically for the experienced regulatory professional, the RAPS Executive Development Program builds key management, business and leadership skills through highly engaging learning with some of the world’s best business professors at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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.

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.

The RAPS Executive Development program covers these key business areas:

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

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.

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
  • Program Objectives
  • Program Schedule
  • Faculty
  • Registration
  • Cancellation

At a Glance

AudienceThe program is intended for management-level regulatory professionals who are responsible for the supervision of direct reports and want to develop their executive-level skills.
Dates20 - 23 June 2016
Meeting LocationEvanston, IL
Hotel InformationHilton Orrington
Registration Closes15 June 2016
Refund Deadline
15 May 2016
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 to 15 March 2016
RAPS Members:  $7,500
Nonmembers:  $7,850 

Registration from 16 March - 15 May 2016
RAPS Members:  $7,750 
Nonmembers:  $8,100 

Registration from 16 May - 15 June 2016
RAPS Members:  $8,000 
Nonmembers:  $8,350

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, 20 June (8:30 am - 6 pm)
Program Welcome and Introduction
Making Better Decisions: Using Research to Improve Skills
Negotiating Productive Agreements

Tuesday, 21 June (8:30 am - 6 pm)
Dispute and Conflict Management
Managing Change: Innovation Adoption and People Management Challenges

Wednesday, 22 June (8:30 am - 6 pm)
Positioning Products to Win
Values-Based Leadership

Thursday, 23 June (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Responding to Crises: Reputation Management
Operations
Concluding Remarks

NOTE: The 2016 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 and 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 and 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 and 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

Register by 15 March 2016
Register from 16 March to 15 May 2016
Register from 16 May to 15 June 2016
RAPS Member $7,500$7,750$8,000
Nonmember$7,850$8,100$8,350

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

John Brown
jbrown@raps.org
+1 301 770 2920, Ext 215

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 2016 – 80% Refund
  • From 16 March - 15 May 2016 – 40% Refund
  • From 16 May - 20 June 2016 – 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.