Leadership Programs

(Member-Only) 2017 CWCC Leadership Programs

Emerging Leaders Program

Who should attend: Individuals who have less than five years’ management/leadership experience, including those who are not currently a manager but on track to be in next 12 months. Junior to mid-level managers with team sizes smaller than 10. (This course could be suitable for junior managers with more than five years’ experience if they have very limited leadership training and need support in this area.)

Benefits: The program will equip the participants with critical skills that will enable them to improve their current leadership and management capabilities or step into a new leadership role and perform successfully. The course content builds upon both prior leadership courses and the personal expertise of individuals who have been in senior leadership positions within numerous large corporations. Participants will be exposed to both theories on leaderships as well as relevant and practical leadership tips and advice.

Content: Each four-hour session in the program has two main components: sharing of best practice by a subject matter expert and an all-inclusive discussion on how to apply the learning to each participant’s situation. To maximize the learning, the course will leverage the expertise of numerous individuals. Session topics are as follows: Foundations of Leadership, Leadership Principles, People Skills, Networking and Stakeholder Management, Women in Leadership & Increasing Personal Effectiveness, Leadership Presence and Brand


Dates: 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Location: CWCC Offices, 1350 17th Street, Ste. 100, Denver, CO 80202

Fees: $895 before Friday, February 10. $995 after February 10. Nonprofit discount available.

To apply: Email Nancy Walsh (nwalsh@cwcc.org) for application.

Facilitated by Hilary Pawsey, Managing Partner, Watermarq Consulting LLC

Hilary Pawsey is a Managing Partner at Watermarq Consulting LLC, a small global consulting company based in Colorado, specializing in executive business coaching, the people side of large scale change implementation, and diversity. Hilary joined Watermarq Consulting LLC early 2015 after spending 20+ years as a global leader in the telecommunications and financial sectors.

In her corporate career, Hilary held numerous executive leadership roles in both the UK and USA heading up many business lines and different functions within marketing, operations and technology. She focused the latter part of her corporate career leading large scale transformation initiatives, including acquisitions, managing teams of 500+ with the aim of turning around businesses by improving operational efficiency, profitability and employee engagement. She worked closely with HR departments, conducting Human Capital Due diligence, designing new organizational structures, identifying and developing key talent, conducting cultural assessments, and executing against large scale change programs.

As Managing Partner at Watermarq Consulting, Hilary leverages her 20+ years as a corporate executive by providing comprehensive one to one coaching for high-potential, future leaders moving into executive leadership roles within large global corporations. She also works with identified hi-potential talent at mid-level management, working with organizations to foster and build a pipeline of future leaders. She focuses on providing mid and upper management with the leadership skills that are essential for success, focusing on improving personal effectiveness, business impact and influence in the work place. In addition, Hilary has a passion for developing and implementing gender diversity programs designed to address equality and gender issues with the aim of increasing the representation of women in senior levels within large organizations.

In addition to her daily work, Hilary has a commitment to her community and has been helping and supporting the Women’s Bean Project – which focuses on changing women’s lives by providing a route to self-sufficiency – as it looks to significantly increase the impact the organization has in the Denver Community.

Hilary is a mother of 2 teenage children and when not working at Watermarq Consulting or Women’s Bean Project is likely to be found hiking or biking in the local area.

Hilary has a BSc in Economics and Marketing from Lancaster University, UK, and MBA (Finance) from Warwick University, UK.


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