Resources for Leaders at All Levels
Look to Central Exchange as your resource for leadership development. Regardless of your needs, we offer opportunities to enhance your leadership potential. Whether you participate in one of our special leadership development programs or attend events such as the CEO or developmental programming, your leadership quotient will soar.
Regular Central Exchange leadership programming:
Taking a Deep Dive: Addressing the Challenges of Female Leadership
Pacesetters & Pioneers
Emerging Leaders series
Women at the Leading Edge
Women's 2010 Leadership Census
Learn More about the Programs
The CEO series is a preeminent forum where Kansas City's top CEOs share thoughts about leading their companies and business trends. The series has become a unique platform for community leaders and a valuable opportunity for CX members and their guests to gain insight into how Kansas City's top CEOs make the major decisions that impact the future of their companies
Click here to see our line up of speakers
Pacesetters and Pioneers
Hear from successful women who have made it to the top in their chosen fields. Our presenters are both local and national and offer a glimpse of their personal stories and the choices they made to get to the top.
Click here to see our upcoming programs
Emerging Leaders Year-Long Program
Target: High potential women leaders, leaders in new positions, one of the first women in leadership in their organization.
This year-long program offered by Central Exchange and presented by Right Management, develops leadership capabilities by building on personal strengths and developing and implementing a plan to fill gaps and take participants to the next level in their careers. Each session focuses on a different leadership competency and includes group and facilitated discussions and practical strategies to apply in your own organization. The monthly sessions also feature a thought leader who is a successful woman, such as Sandy Price, SVP of HR at Sprint, Becky Blades, Chairwoman, Trozzolo Communications Group, Julie Quirin, CEO of St. Lukes Hospital, Doranne Hudson, Executive in Residence, UMKC Bloch School and Nancy Mellard EVP and General Counsel of CBIZ Benefits and Insurance.
The 2012-213 program began in September and we anticipate that the 2013-2014 program will begin September 2013.
Contact: Cici Rojas, President and CEO, Central Exchange at 816-471-7560, ext. 18 or click here
Women at the Leading Edge
Dynamic Leadership Development and Self-Awareness Program
Target audience: Successful women at any point in their careers, ready to move to deeper levels of personal and professional mastery and expand their understanding and use of power as leaders.
Re-examine leadership skills and set life-changing goals in this seven-part program, now in its 19th year. Facilitator Dr. Linda Moore focuses on the psychological underpinnings of leadership. Participants explore and develop leadership abilities, and determine how and where they can apply their skills to make a difference for themselves and others in their professional and personal lives.
Participation is limited to 20 women.
For questions and registration information, contact Noreen by email, or at 816-471-7560.
Central Exchange is proud to be a member of ION, the InterOrganization Network, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women on for-profit boards and in executive suites. Representing approximately 10,000 women, ION helps build awareness, opportunities and connections by creating a national voice for its 14 regional member organizations.
For list of current ION members click here.
ION Status Report of Women Directors and Executive Officers of Public Companies, March 2011. Click here to download a pdf of the report.
For statistics on the Kansas City area click here.
win|win is a campaign to increase gender diversity at the top of KC region companies based on multiple studies and the strong business case that gender diversity at top levels is correlated with strong financial results.
Click here to read more.
Central Exchange Leadership Lyceum, an Annual All-day Leadership Conference:
To register or for more information on the April 30, 2013 Leadership Lyceum visit www.2013CXLyceum.com