The Manhattanville School of Business Launches Women’s Leadership Institute

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PepsiCo named founding sponsor; Jan. 29 event to introduce women’s professional development program to Westchester community and beyond

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The Manhattanville School of Business will celebrate the launch of its Women’s Leadership Institute Thursday, Jan. 29 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in Manhattanville’s historic Reid Castle. The institute, supported by PepsiCo as the founding sponsor, will be the first of its kind in Westchester and surrounding areas to meet the leadership and professional development needs of women in the workplace.

The Women’s Leadership Institute will offer educational programs, mentoring and coaching, training, and access to latest applicable research studies. The program will focus on creating innovative model programs that link theory and practice, hard and soft skills throughout a variety of fields, and philanthropy in the nonprofit sector. Participants will also be exposed to interdisciplinary leadership education opportunities that deepen understanding of critical issues affecting women.

“To reach the highest levels of leadership, it is essential for women to recognize, understand, and transform common business challenges and organizational strategic priorities into career development opportunities,” said Kathy Meany, Director. “The Women’s Leadership Institute will provide women with the skills and resources needed to succeed in the workplace.”

The Jan. 29 Women’s Leadership Institute launch event will feature special guest speakers, networking opportunities, and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public with advanced registration. To register today, visit https://community.mville.edu/pages/launch-of-womens-leadership-institute-1.29.15.
Upcoming Women’s Leadership Institute events include an April 14 panel discussion and June 3 full-day Women’s Conference. For more information about program offerings, contact 914-323-5150 or email business(at)mville(dot)edu.

About The Manhattanville School of Business:

The Manhattanville School of Business (MSB) helps prepare today’s professionals for tomorrow’s business. Students capitalize on the school’s industry-driven content, convenient formats, and extensive faculty and alumni network. Graduates and faculty are employed at top companies including Morgan Stanley, MasterCard, PepsiCo, the NFL, Verizon, and the New York Stock Exchange.

Located in the heart of Westchester County in Purchase, NY – and surrounded by Fortune 100 and 500 companies – MSB offers six Master’s degrees, including Business Leadership, Finance, Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness, International Management, Marketing Communication Management and Sport Business Management.

MSB also offers graduate-level advanced certificate programs in Business Leadership, Finance, Human Resource Management, and Marketing Communication Management; three accelerated Bachelor’s degree programs for adult learners and degree completers; dual degree options; a pre-professional post-baccalaureate degree program; the Education and Research Center for Managing Risk; a unique Nonprofit Management Certificate program that is delivered in five-module hybrid format; and the Women’s Leadership Institute, designed to meet the leadership and professional development needs of women in the workplace. Additionally, MSB’s Corporate Learning Services offers an array of industry-driven resources to assist organizations develop their employees and achieve their goals.

For more information about program offerings, visit http://www.mville.edu/business or call 914-323-5150.

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