Programs

2022-2023 EDGE Program Schedule

Jeffrey Novosel

September 29 - 30, 2022: Retreat 

On the first day of retreat, the new class of Bowe fellows will learn how to gain greater self-awareness while getting to know their cohort. After a day of self-assessments and team building, they will tour Winbak Farm and learn about its global business operations.  

Speakers: Betsy Caine, president of Work in Progress LLC and Joe Thomson, CEO of Winbak Farm

October 13, 2022: Leadership & Communication

At this workshop, the cohort will expand their ability to think strategically, communicate persuasively and present confidently. 

Speaker: Gerry Sandusky, president and founder of the Sandusky Group

November 16, 2022: Global Markets & Economy

Fellows will deepen their understanding of various key performance indicators and financial tools used today by senior management. 

Speakers: Anirban Basu, chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group; TBD 

December 13, 2022: Global Negotiations

A training based on The Power of Nice, written by Shapiro Negotiations Institute founder Ron Shapiro, will centers around the three Ps of negotiation- prepare, probe, and propose. 

Speaker: Jeff Cochran, partner at Shapiro Negotiations Institute 

January TBD: Managing a Global Workforce

The cohort will learn how to be proactive about staying one step ahead and meeting the needs of their business and most important asset: their people. 

Speakers: TBD 

February TBD: Global Supply Chain

Senior executives from multinational companies will share insight on the potential strain on supply chains for sourcing decisions to minimize budgetary impact.

Speakers: TBD 

March TBD: Maryland Global Resources

During this immersive experience, fellows will tour BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport a for behind-the-scenes look at what makes Maryland a successful hub for businesses worldwide. 

Speakers: TBD 

April TBD: Global Forces and Innovative Strategies

Learn about the problems that global megatrends and geopolitical issues can pose for businesses, as well as potential solutions to these problems.  

Speakers: TBD 

May TBD: Global Marketing

Explore global marketing and branding strategies. Hear first-hand experiences from senior marketing executives in leading multinational corporations. 

Speakers: TBD 

June TBD: Transformational Leadership & Closing Reception

Celebrate the completion of the program by reflecting on your growth and finalizing connections with your peers. Discuss how you can leverage your passions and experiences to make an impact on your workplace and community. 

Speakers: TBD