Career Advancement

2016 Lake County Leaders Summit

Author: LFGSM Marketing

Thursday, April 21, 2016

This month Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) CEO and President Jeff Anderson participated in Lake County’s 3rd Annual Leaders Summit. The Leaders Summit attracted more than 175 government, business, academic, and civic leaders to share innovative ideas and best practices, and to collaborate on how to make Lake County prosperous and successful–with a focus on job creation and economic growth.

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Alumnus Shares Lake Forest MBA Impact Story

Author: LFGSM Marketing

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

This year, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management celebrates its 70th anniversary. And because we recognize that we owe our seventy years of achievement in graduate education and leadership development to our more than 10,000 students and alumni, we have invited current students and alumni to “Share Your Lake Forest MBA Impact Story.”

We have received many engaging stories explaining how the Leadership MBA program has impacted our students’ and alumni’s professional and/or personal lives. Here, we share an inspiring success story from one of our alumni. Our LFGSM alumni and students can still submit their stories through April 30, 2016.

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Breaking Down Obstacles for Female Executives

Author: Carrie Buchwald

Thursday, March 03, 2016

There are 500 CEO positions across the Fortune 500. Currently, only 26 of those offices are occupied by female executives.

Women’s share of managerial and professional positions has been steadily increasing – from 30.6% of such positions in 1968 to over half of them in 2013. Still, the same pace is not reflected in the upper echelons of senior corporate leadership. Why are less than 5 percent of these prestigious and powerful positions held by women? Clearly, corporate America still has a long way to go in terms of gender equity.

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