Management Certificate for Women (MCW)  – Archived Program

From 2014 to 2018 this professional program enhanced women’s management and leadership skills in a supportive environment giving them opportunities to discuss the particular challenges they face in management. The program covered all functional areas of management and encouraged the transfer of learning from the classroom to the workplace. This is the archived reading list from this now archived program.

Management Accounting
Bake Me a Cake. Elizabeth M.A. Grasby, Ian Dunn, 2013, Ivey Publishing

Influence & Persuasion
The Art of Influence. Carlin Flora, 2011, Psychology Today

Using Influence to Get Things DonePerry Buffett, 2011, strategy+business

Managing Strategy
Making Differences Matter. Thomas, D.A. & Ely, R.J., Sept 1996, Harvard Business Review

Managing Change
Why Good Leaders Make Bad Decisions. Campbell, A., Whitehead, J. & Finkelstein, S., 2009, Harvard Business Review

The Surprising Reason We Don’t Keep Our Resolutions (and How to Overcome It). Harvard Extension School

Assigned Leader Group Exercise: Assessing your Leadership Skills, Cherlyn Granrose, Alison Konrad, 2012, Ivey

Success That Lasts, Laura NashHoward H. Stevenson, Feb 2004, Harvard Business Review

Managing Relationships
Rethinking Political CorrectnessRobin J. ElyDebra MeyersonMartin N. Davidson, Sept 2006, Harvard Business Review

Women and the Labyrinth of LeadershipAlice EaglyLinda L. Carli, Sept 2007, Harvard Business Review

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. Sheryl Sandberg, 2013

Women and the Vision Thing, Herminia Ibarra, Otilia Obodaru, Jan 2009, Harvard Business Review

Six Habits of Merely Effective Negotiators, James K. Sebenius, April 2001, Harvard Business Review

Negotiating Without a Net: A Conversation with the NYPD’s Dominick J. Misino, Diane Coutu, Oct 2002, Harvard Business Review

Managing Others
Make Your Good Team Great. Judith A. Ross, 2008, Harvard Business Review

Leadership & Motivation
Moments of GreatnessRobert E. Quinn, 2005, Harvard Business Review

Managing Communication
The Right Way to Find a Career Sponsor. Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Sept 2013, Harvard Business Review

Mentoring Millennials. Jeanne Meister and Karie Willyerd, June 2010, Harvard Business Review

Manage Your Work, Manage Your Life.  Boris Groysberg and Robin Abrahams, March 2014, Harvard Business Review

No, You Can’t Have it All. Eric Sinoway, Oct 2012, Harvard Business Review

Why Women Still Can’t Have it All. Anne-Marie Slaughter, July/Aug 2012, The Atlantic

Why Women Still Can’t Have it All. Anne-Marie Slaughter, 2013, Knowledge at Wharton

How to Get a Mentor. Ellen Ensher, 2013, Tedx Talk

Managing Strategy
Power Play, Jeffrey Pfeffer, July-Aug 2010, Harvard Business Review