Developing Women Leaders in University Administration

A three-day program that supports the development of the next generation of women leaders in higher education administration.

June 11-14, 2018UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles, CA

Banco Santander has created the W30 Program: Developing Women Leaders in University Administration in partnership with UCLA Anderson Executive Education to prepare women in university administration for leadership positions of increasing responsibility as the higher education landscape evolves.

Santander’s purpose in launching the program is to strengthen its relationship with the Santander Universities Network and to establish Santander as an advocate of women seeking to advance in higher education administration by providing them with career development and psychological support. Participants selected from the Santander Universities Network will be given the tools, training and knowledge to expand their leadership capabilities and hone their personal leadership styles.

Key Topics

  • Leadership Foundations
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Future Focused Thinking
  • Job Crafting
  • Mentoring and Networking
  • Leadership Styles

Program Objectives

By successfully completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the unique skills and experience needed to lead effectively and advance in the university setting
  • Develop a stronger sense of self-awareness and appreciation for diversity in leadership styles
  • Gain awareness of the skills required to effectively navigate organizations
  • Build networking capabilities and develop a plan for growing mentor relationships

Who Sould Attend?

The Banco Santander W30 Program is designed for women working in academic administration at the director level and higher, or female faculty with administrative responsibilities, who have already achieved substantial success and who demonstrate outstanding potential for further advancement. The high potential of these women can be recognized in their strength of character, motivation and commitment to both personal and organizational goals. Their leadership capacity is demonstrated by professional, volunteer and other activities, as well as through their university employment.