About WISE Learning

Knowledge is power, and WISE is committed to helping you acquire the expertise to propel your career to the next level. Our offerings address the unique personal and cultural obstacles that women must overcome and focus on helping you develop skills that will translate into tangible business outcomes.

Explore our featured programs below and check back for other learning opportunities.

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The WISE Emerging Leaders Certificate Program is specifically designed to expand the leadership capabilities of female professionals in middle management. This virtual, interactive program will help you hone your understanding and application of business, strategic and financial acumen, and prepare you for advancement.

Registration for the Fall session now open


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WISE understands that in this challenging global market, leaders must distinguish themselves and enhance their personal development skills to create a bigger, more meaningful impact within their organization. With that in mind, we've created a program tailored for executive-level women working across the sports landscape.

Next session begins Spring 2025.


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Launched in 2014, the WISE Executive Leadership Institute (WELI) serves as the gold standard in leadership development programs and is designed to help women executives become more effective leaders and skillfully navigate their business environment. The customized curriculum, which leverages the faculty and resources of Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth, addresses the critical business acumen and personal leadership skills needed by any successful executive, as well as the specific challenges faced by women in the business of sports.

The next class is scheduled to take place Nov. 3–7, 2024. Application deadline is Aug. 31.


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The WISE/McCormack Graduate Scholars Award Program offers WISE members a unique opportunity to further their education at one of the country's most prestigious sport management programs. The program provides two WISE members with tuition-free admission into one of two graduate programs at the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management at UMass Amherst. This is an in-person program that takes place on campus.

Applications for the 2025 semester will be available in Fall/Winter 2024.