Become a Leader with the RAPS Executive Development Program


22–25 May 2022

James Allen Conference Center
Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

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*2022 Program Agenda Coming Soon*

The RAPS Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University is the only leadership program dedicated to regulatory professionals like you, that combines regulatory experts with faculty from one of the most prestigious business schools in the United States.

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 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.

Hone In-Demand Business Skills

The program is constructed of multiple modules to encompass all the skills required of a Regulatory Leader. We utilize realistic approaches from distinguished business leaders to make an impactful and interactive experience in a state-of-the-art facility.
  • Change management - Develop methods for facilitating organizational change
  • Crisis management - Respond to crisis situations and maintain a company’s reputation
  • Customer insights - Glean information from social media
  • Dispute and conflict management - Develop processes for managing conflict
  • Decision Making - Improve personal judgment and decision-making skills using up-to-date research
  • Negotiation - Negotiate agreements that create win-win solutions and build trust
  • Reputation management - Create market positioning strategies
  • Teamwork and process improvement - Understand the strategic challenges for regulatory professionals
  • Values-based leadership - Develop values-based leadership styles based on individual reflection, balanced considerations, true self-confidence, and personal humility

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

Registration Fees


Before 3 January 2022

4 January – 21 April 2022

22 April – 21 May 2022

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Advance registration is required by 14 May 2021 for the Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management; onsite registrations are not accepted. Space is incredibly limited so participants are encouraged to register early.

Kellogg’s Solution and Instructional Methodology

Kellogg will develop a learning program that may include classroom sessions built around faculty lectures and experiential learning including cases, discussions, simulations, group analysis, team presentations and action learning (application of knowledge gained in the program to the participants’ professional issues).


A typical day will have the following format:

7:00-8:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:30-10:00 a.m. Class Session (1)
10:00-10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:15-11:45 a.m. Class Session (2)
11:45-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m. Class Session (3)
2:30-2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45-4:15 p.m. Class Session (4)
4:15-5:30 p.m. Individual Free Time
5:30-6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00-7:30 p.m. Dinner


Rooms and meals are included in the program price. Registrants will be housed on campus at the James Allen Conference Center and all meals will be served in the Allen Center.

Check-in Date: 21 May 2022
Check-out Date: 25 May 2022
Number of Nights Included: 4

Program Delivery Fee Includes

  • All program instruction; related services of the faculty Academic Director and Program Manager; pre-program mailings; program materials, including binders, books, course packets of articles and cases and class handouts; classroom and breakout room facilities at the Allen Center.
  • Lodging, meals, and social hours at the Allen Center.
  • If lodging space is not available at the Allen Center, Kellogg will provide accommodation at local hotels. In this case, Kellogg will provide transportation between the Allen Center and the local hotel.
  • Kellogg’s administrative and logistical support (including program enrollment and registration) both prior to and during the running of each course.
  • Access to the Sport Pavilion Aquatics Center (SPAC).

Additional Charges Not Included in Program Delivery Fee

  • Early arrival and late departure fees (if applicable) will be billed per participant at $350 per night (includes accommodations and meals).
  • Participants are billed individually for incidental personal expenses.
  • Dinner, entertainment outings, and site visits outside of the Allen Center and/or transportation.
  • Parking fees on Northwestern University’s campus will be charged to participants.

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.

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