In partnership with Merck and Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, Merck would like to announce the Drexel LeBow Core Management Program for Diverse Suppliers (Drexel CMP). The program will be delivered between March and June 2021; with a combination of virtual live, online asynchronous, and in-person instruction.
High-performing businesses are able to not only build a diverse workforce, but they are able to effectively leverage talent to fully realize diverse perspectives. Part of leveraging diverse talent involves partnering with suppliers that understand how to lead and motivate others to achieve common goals, effectively communicate strategies, and make sound financial decisions. The Drexel LeBow Core Management Program for Diverse Suppliers (Drexel CMP), provides an executive development opportunity for diverse business owners to enhance their leadership and business acumen to strengthen and grow their business.
Participants have an opportunity to engage with faculty, their peers, and Merck organizational leaders in thought-provoking facilitated discussion enhancing self-reflection and personal development and build relationships across the broader community network. Module topics included:
- Leadership Intensive
- Digital Marketing Primer
- Financial Planning and Primer
- Business Intensive and RFP Challenge
Tuition for this program is fully sponsored by Merck. Participants are required to cover travel costs and expenses associated with in-person instruction.
In order to be considered for this unique learning opportunity, you must submit an online application by Thursday, December 31, 2020 and be able to commit fully to the program dates listed below. There are limited seats available. Applications will be reviewed by the Drexel and Merck program team and selected participants will be notified in January 2021.
The application process includes:
- Online application submission
- Video submission (under 90 seconds)
- Introducing Program Applicant(s)
- Mission, Vision, and Values of the Organization
- How the CMP will benefit the future of the organization
- Corporate Biography submission
- Mission, Vision, Values of the Organization
- Overview of Products and Services Offered
- Date of when the Organization was Founded
- Quick Facts or General Organization Information
The Drexel LeBow Core Management Program for Diverse Suppliers – Tentative Schedule
For additional information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Merck Supplier Diversity Team