Designing Leadership
Creativity leads to breakthrough innovation. Isn’t it time we invested more in our brightest creative leaders?


DAY 1 | February 22, 2017, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Building Awareness: Foundations in Leadership Styles

DAY 2 | March 8, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Authentic Leadership: Personal Branding + Emotional Intelligence

DAY 3 | March 22, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Organizational Leadership: Strategic Sustainability & Human Capital

DAY 4 | April 5, 2017, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Building Your Team: Coaching + Leading in Creative Environments

Day 5 | April 19, 2017, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Community Leadership: Wisdom from the Founders


“It’s hard to take time out of our fast-paced demanding schedules, but the classroom sessions forced you to focus solely on strengthening leadership abilities and walk away with valuable insights that I’ll take with me for the rest of my career – well worth the time investment.”

Laura Krebs Miller, Vice President, Cashman & Associates Communications

“A vibrant arts scene like Philadelphia’s requires a skilled and ever evolving leadership – something the Arts + Business Council will help expand with this new program.”

Dennis Scholl, Vice President, Arts of Knight Foundation

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Tim Kelpsas

Sr. Global Performance Learning Manager, Executive Coach, and Global Learning Facilitator SME, IBM

Mario Moussa

President, Moussa Consulting; Professor of Executive Programs at the Wharton School of Business; Co-Director, Wharton Strategic Persuasion Workshop

Arlinda Rolett

Senior Managing Consultant IBM

Maurice Schweitzer

Cecilia Yen Koo Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions at the Wharton School

Larry M. Starr, Ph.D

Director, Strategic Leadership Doctorate, and Executive Education, Research and Consulting at Philadelphia University

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