Kristin Edwards
kristin@wict.org
202-827-4790

9/6/2017

WICT Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Rising Leaders Program

Applications for 180 Seats Accepted Through November 15, 2017

Washington, DC - Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) announced that it is now accepting applications for 180 seats in its highly-regarded Rising Leaders Program. Applications for all six 2018 classes will be accepted online at www.wictrlp.org and must be received no later than 1:00 pm (Eastern) on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. 

WICT’s Rising Leaders Program (RLP) is designed for industry professionals at the manager and director level who have demonstrated their potential as well as their desire for leadership and career advancement. During this intensive immersion program, participants will take part in leadership analysis and case study work while expanding their cable business acumen. 

Created in 2006 with grant assistance from the Walter Kaitz Foundation, the program doubled in size in 2011 due to the overwhelming interest of the cable industry. Additional support provided by the Walter Kaitz Foundation was instrumental in the expansion of the program.

The six classes will be split by geographic regions and timeframes for the convenience of class participants as noted below. Program details, including the application and fees, are available on WICT’s website at www.wictrlp.org
  • April 22 - 27, 2018 (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • June 3 - 8, 2018 (San Diego, CA)
  • September 23 - 28, 2018 (Denver, CO)
Upon completion of the program, participants will know how to:
  • Leverage key management tools to build and develop high-performance teams.
  • Utilize advanced tactical and strategic methods to maximize organizational impact.
  • Map the landscape, build alliances and become an effective advocate.
  • Assess diverse leadership styles and align team competencies to exceed organizational goals.
  • Create and manage a personalized leadership development plan.
In addition to support from the Walter Kaitz Foundation, WICT recognizes Comcast NBCUniversal as the Silver Sponsor of the Rising Leaders Program.

About WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications)
WICT’s mission is to create women leaders who transform our industry. We do this by providing unparalleled professional development programs, commissioning original gender research, and supporting a B2B network that helps advance women. For nearly 40 years, WICT has partnered with cable and technology companies to help build a more robust pipeline of women leaders. Founded in 1979, and now over 10,000 members strong, WICT is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. Comcast NBCUniversal, Charter Communications, and Turner are WICT's Strategic Touchstone Partners. Please visit www.wict.org or follow @WICT on Twitter for more information. 


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