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Become a Leader with the RAPS Executive Development Program

No other leadership program combines regulatory experts with one of the world’s most prestigious business schools, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
 

17-20 May 2020
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

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Hear what others had to say about the program: 


In regulatory, I believe one of our biggest leadership challenges is understanding business administration.
Diana Bordon, Program Alumna 2008

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You see the value in attending the RAPS Executive Development Program, but does your boss? RAPS has prepared a justification letter template that you can customize and share with your boss, summarizing all the reasons why you should attend the RAPS Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management this year.
 

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The Executive Development Program is for regulatory leaders:

  • Mid-to-senior level managers who lead other staff
  • Leaders who work across departments and groups

Why should I attend the RAPS Executive Development Program?

  • As you move ahead you will be faced with more challenges that require strategic thinking and rely on strong business acumen. Executive Development Program provides skills, knowledge, confidence, and realist approaches to effectively unlock your leadership potential.
  • This is the only leadership program designed by the best in regulatory with the best in business to give participants techniques and strategies to stay abreast of corporate best practices to help them continue to learn and grow.
  • Program attendees can earn up to 12 RAC Recertification Credits. 

Directly Connecting to Real World Regulatory Application 

RAPS has brought in two seasoned and respected experts from the RAPS regulatory community to help tie the powerful lessons learned in this Executive Development Program back to real world regulatory scenarios.
 

Meet the Regulatory Experts

Regulatory experts Ginger Swassing and Bob Yocher join the Kellogg faculty to lead the RAPS Executive Development Program, relating course material to real-life regulatory scenarios. No other executive development program combines the best in regulatory with the best in business to offer leadership training custom-tailored to regulatory professionals.

Ginger Swassing, RAC

Ginger Swassing, RAC

Ginger Swassing joins the RAPS Executive Development program as an accomplished regulatory affairs professional with more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Her work experience spans in vitro diagnostic and medical device products.

"My responsibility is to make sure that the information provided by the excellent business professors at Northwestern can be applied to the day-to-day life of the regulatory leader. I will share my experiences as they relate to the topics, to help the attendees apply the instruction."

Bob Yocher, MS, RAC, CQA, FRAPS

Bob Yocher, MS, RAC, CQA, FRAPS

Robert Yocher joins the RAPS Executive Development program with more than 38 years in the medical products business, holding many senior executive management positions in QA, regulatory affairs and clinical affairs.

"Critical thinking and leadership skills [...] people who have these skills are readily recognized and rewarded at all levels."


About Kellogg School of Management

Northwestern Kellogg School of Management
Ranked as one of the top five business schools in the US, the Kellogg School of Management is the business school of Northwestern University. The University provides unmatched education offerings ranging from doctoral to specially designed executive programs. The campus is located Evanston, IL, a place many have described as serene. The campus is teaming with prestigious faculty members who specialize in state-of-the-art teaching strategies and techniques that foster growth and positive problem-solving.

 
Photo of the Kellogg School of Management


This four-day, intensive learning event will take place at the James L. Allen Center, which is located on the western shores of Lake Michigan. The Center hosts more 140 executive programs involving more than 5,000 executives annually. RAPS has been a proud member of their Executive Education Program since 2004.