Being an ERG leader allows you to interact with senior executives, build connections with different stakeholders, increase your visibility in the organization, and develop many leadership skills. Here are examples of competencies that you will get to develop and/or practice as a part of your role:

  • Strategic thinking
  • Relationship management
  • Managing others
  • Project management including budget management
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Negotiations skills
  • Other business skills e.g. vendor management, external communication

These competencies are a part of requirements in most of the job descriptions for more experienced roles.