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XAP - Xcelerated Action Program for new and aspiring women managers
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For High-Potential Women and Managers – To Help Companies Pave the Way for Women to Succeed

With lawsuits, gender pay gaps and lack of board seats dominating the news, it is clear that the old ways of working, aren’t working.  Forward-thinking companies are looking for new ways to pave the way for women to succeed at work and to get women and men inspired and engaged in the process.

We focus on hard and soft skills (confidence, communication, time management, goal setting, financials, negotiations, etc.) along with action steps for results. There is a graduation retreat and six-month follow up to keep the momentum going. All of this is done with no time away from work and at an accelerated pace, to start seeing results quickly.

Program includes:

  • 8 Weekly Online Classes/Group Coaching Sessions
  • Workbook and materials
  • Graduation Retreat in Boston
  • Certificate from UMass Boston Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
  • Lifetime access to material and network 
  • Optional onsite workshop for men and women is also available

Our accelerated program boosts women’s confidence, courage and clarity along with key business skills, by using practical action steps in a relaxed setting, to get results quickly.

The program is taught by Erin McCormick, Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UMass Boston and founder of Year of Action.

Erin was CIO of two companies, has started three companies and the former Director, Curriculum Innovation and Technology at Babson College – #1 in the world for entrepreneurship education. She is the author of Year of Action: How to Stop Waiting & Start Living Your BIG, Fabulous Life.

The Best-Seller,
Year of Action, and 90-Day Action Plan Workbook

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"The timing is ripe for a program like this." - FORBES

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