Management Development Program 

The Management Development Program (MDP) provides new and aspiring supervisors, managers, and team leaders, who have three or less years of experience, with training to develop skills that are necessary for managerial success. The MDP is an interactive series of virtual workshops that enhance your competitive advantage and added value in the manufacturing workplace by developing authentic and effective leadership skills.

Session I: October 5, 12, 16 - 20, 2023
Session II: November 2,  6 - 10, 2023

Early Bird member rate: $2,000 
Early Bird non-member rate: $3,000

(through August 29)

Standard member rate: $2,500
Standard non-member rate: $3,500

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Stay tuned for registration for our Spring 2024 cohort. 

NEW for Fall 2023! 

WiM is thrilled to partner with The Bolder Group to add new program features: 

Program orientation and kickoff

Two DiSC skills assessment workshops

One-on-one professional coaching

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. Stay tuned for registration for our Spring 2024 cohort. 

Scholarship Opportunity 

Thanks to our generous sponsor, CLA, we were able to reduce the registration rate by 50% for 6 individuals. Scholarship application deadline is September 18th and recipients will be announced on September 22nd.

apply for the scholarship here!

Since its inception in 2017, more than 115 individuals have graduated from the WiM Education Foundation's Management Development Program. Our graduates transition successfully to leadership roles, add more value to their company, and serve as role models for other women in the industry. 

Program Audience: Female, entry-level management professionals in manufacturing and/or individuals interested in becoming a manager or supervisor.  

Examples of past participant titles include: Engineering Administrator, Sales Manager, Executive Assistant, Operational Perfect, Associate Manager, Office Manager, and Industry Analyst.

Program Description: Each virtual workshop is 90 minutes will be interactive and engaging, facilitated by an expert – with plenty of opportunity to share your ideas, ask questions, interact with your peers and document how you plan to practice your new skills back at work!

With each cohort limited to no more than 40 participants, this is a personalized learning environment, enhanced by one-on-one coaching, peer networking, and a facilitated DiSC skills assessment. The MDP provides new and future managers with enhanced leadership skills and tools to succeed throughout your manufacturing career.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Questions? Contact Julianne Radish at

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