Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management

RAC Credits
Sunday, 22 May 2022 (9:00 AM) - Wednesday, 25 May 2022 (4:00 PM) Central Time (US & Canada)
2169 Campus Dr, James L. Allen Center
Evanston, Illinois, USA, 60208-0875

RAPS Executive Development Program

Become a Leader with the RAPS Executive Development Program

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.

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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 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

Registration Fees


Before 3 January 2022

4 January – 21 April 2022

22 April – 21 May 2022

Enterprise Member




RAPS Member








Advance registration is required by 16 May 2022 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.

Vaccination Requirement

RAPS will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all participants attending RAPS in-person workshops & programs.  Your well-being is RAPS’ #1 priority. 

Unvaccinated individuals or those unable to provide proof of vaccination in advance will not be permitted to attend.

RAPS will continue to monitor any new developments and evaluate what is needed to ensure you are comfortable and we meet safely.  We will keep all participants updated as we get closer to the event.

Cancellations and Refunds: 

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to support@raps.org. Cancellation requests received by Friday, 6 May 2022 will receive a full refund minus a 20% administrative fee. Cancellation requests received after 6 May 2022 will be non-refundable, except in cases of documented medical emergencies.   RAPS is unable to accept cancellations by phone. Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.


Paid registration substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS for requests received before the start of the event. To transfer a registration, email support@raps.org with the event title, name of the original registrant and the contact information for the new attendee.

Meeting Cancellation: RAPS reserves the right to cancel any program at its sole discretion, whereupon all registration fees will be refunded within seven business days. RAPS is not responsible for any costs incurred due to a cancellation, including travel and lodging. 

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


Registration for the RAPS Executive Development Program at the Kellogg School of Management includes meals and housing for four nights at the James Allen Conference Center, part of the Kellogg Executive Education campus. 


Rooms and meals are included in the program price. 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. (Please see 'Modified Accommodations', above.)
  • Kellogg’s administrative and logistical support (including program enrollment and registration) both prior to and during the running of each course.
  • Access to the Sports 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.


Call RAPS Solutions Center at: +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200.

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