Leadership Programs

 Inforum programs serve a broad range of professional women at different stages and types of careers – from nonprofit professionals, to emerging and rising corporate leaders, tech entrepreneurs, Veterans and corporate board leaders. Inforum also conducts and publishes research on women’s leadership influence in Michigan, including the Michigan Women’s Leadership Report.


Click here to download the application for Inforum's leadership programs.  Applications are accepted all year long.  As deadlines are set, they will be posted on this page.


Executive Leadership is Inforum's flagship program for high-achieving women leaders who have the taelnt and drive to strengthen their leadership effectiveness for continued success. More than 1,000 women have graduated from the program.

Candidates have 8-15 years of management experience, are self-motivated, and committed to a long-term focus on personal leadership development. They are enterprise-wide leaders who are facing intense competitive pressures, market-related challenges, or major internal, organizational changes.

Genuine Leadership Presence an experiential program for women leaders that increases self-awareness, leverages the power of reputation and focuses on leadership presence.

Candidates are managers transitioning to a director-level position, new executives, senior executive or leaders who desire or have received feedback to focus on their leadership presence. 


NextUP™  a specialized leadership development program for women considered to be emerging talent either early in their careers or after making a significant career change.

Candidates have two to six years of overall work experience, entering a new industry or function, or about to move into a new position or level in the organization. Candidates are seeking tools to refine their leadership to succeed and companies are seeking programs to help candidates to get ahead in the company.

Next4Vets, one of the few programs designed with women Veterans in mind, provides a confidential forum to help them clarify career objectives and communicate their assets in order to leverage them in the corporate world.

Inforum BoardAccess™ resources and networking opportunities to develop qualified women candidates for seats on public and private for-profit corporate boards of directors.

Senior Executive Forum is a confidential, peer-to-peer business roundtable for top women executives.

inGAGE™ is Inforum’s strategy to position Michigan as the Midwest hub for high-tech women entrepreneurs.  The approach delivers programs to increase the number of women angel investors in Michigan; guides women through the process of commercializing technology; and provides customized resource mapping and access to our network of investors and advisors in a facilitated peer learning environment.

"Investing in yourself is the best thing you can do. Nobody can tax it or take it away from you ... if you've maximized your talent, you've got a tremendous asset that can return tenfold."
- Warren Buffett


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