Executive Women Leaders Program

High performance leadership for women moving into executive roles.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:21 January 2025
  • Format:Part-time
  • Location(s):Doha, Qatar

High performance leadership for women moving into executive roles.

  • Language:English
  • Next intake:21 January 2025
  • Format:Part-time
  • Locations:Doha, Qatar

The Executive Women Leaders Program draws women from different sectors and backgrounds who have a track record of leadership and are ready to move into executive leadership roles. The program curates the latest research on women’s leadership and the opportunity to build networks to strengthen your resources as a leader.

This highly interactive program allows you to deepen your leadership skills, integrating theoretical knowledge with experience and practice to prepare you to navigate real-world leadership challenges with confidence and competence, enabling you to take the lead and thrive in dynamic environments.

Program Key Takeaways

As a participant you will become more confident in asserting your authority and influence as a leader.

The program provides a space to strengthen your leadership capabilities to understand different approaches and practices, and become a stronger version of yourself as a leader.

Using evidence from research and experience with organizations, the program will help you challenge your assumptions around your leadership and strengthen your impact working with diverse teams.

As women move into senior roles, the need for connections is even more important to share ideas and knowledge. Through this program, you will connect with diverse participants in senior leadership roles. 


Participant Profile

The Executive Women Leaders Program is tailored for driven professionals committed to advancing their careers into senior leadership roles. Participants should have a minimum of 10 years of work experience, including at least 5 years managing teams. Our cohorts comprise a rich diversity of experienced leaders:

  • Mid-level to senior executives
  • Aspiring leaders & high-potential talent
  • Entrepreneurs scaling their ventures
  • Government officials & non-profit directors
  • Professionals seeking a career transition into higher leadership roles

Program Modules & Schedule

The Executive Women Leaders Program facilitates your transformative journey over 4 impactful months, with a dynamic format blending focused classroom sessions with flexible online components, empowering you to grow while maintaining your professional commitments.

Leading Through Complexity Shifting Gears Into Senior Leadership Leading Through Change
Module 1
3 days
21 - 23 Jan 2025
Module 2
3 days
17 - 21 Feb 2025
Module 3
4 days
20 - 23 Apr 2025
This module will cover

1) Purpose and values-based leadership

2) Complexity in decision making

3) Resources for your leadership growth

1) Navigating complexity

2) Formal and informal models of leadership

3) Strengthening connections for collaborations

1) Embodied leadership

2) Courage to think and be an authentic leader

3) Preparing for your next leadership challenge

Kick-off meeting - 60-min webinar | 12 Jan 2025

Check-in meeting - 60-min webinar | March 2025

Follow-up meeting - 60-min webinar | May 2025

Admission Process

Qualified candidates will be provided a link to the online application form. 

Candidates will be asked to provide an updated CV and will provide details on their professional experience and motivation for the program. An interview may also be requested before final admission to the program.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, you can contact qatar-info@hec.fr

More Information- Phone: +974 4141 3200

Academic Director


Dr. Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj
Associate Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership and Diversity

With over twenty years of experience, Professor Shaheena has a strong track record of research and has worked globally with various organizations, including FTSE100 and Fortune 500 companies. In addition to being a regular Forbes contributor, she has co authored four books, including two on women’s leadership: “Championing Women Leaders: Beyond Sponsorship” and her latest book, “Take the Lead: How Women Leaders are Driving Success through Innovation.” Each book brings new research, challenges assumptions around women’s leadership, and provides examples of women who are redefining leadership norms. Shaheena was named an INC Media trailblazer in 2024 for her work on women’s leadership.​