Professional Skills - Women in Leadership

The percentage of women in leadership roles stands at just 20% on average. This means that when it comes to making decisions, women’s voices are not heard equally. Many women feel torn between their work ambitions and mothering so how can the barriers be brought down to enable women to get to the top? 

Course Overview

  • Course Details         

  • Instructor Led Training
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Workshop size: 25 participants
  • Delivery: Classroom or Online

Course Objectives

• Understand the shift from the ‘old’ style of Leadership to the ‘new’ style
• Review traditional views of the women in the workplace
• Look at the successes of the ‘new’ women leaders
• Understand the barriers to success which women need to overcome
• Changing the rules of Leadership
• Learning from’ Leaning in’

Training Techniques 

  • Experiential learning
  • Case studies
  • Group learning and discussion
  • Individual challenges
  • Collaborative and competitive tasks
  • Training videos
  • Role plays and simulations


Here is what we will cover in
this course

The old model

-The traditional leadership model
-Male corporate culture - playing the game

-Being a leading woman in business
- Generalisations and stereotypes

Leaning In

-The leadership ambition gap
-Taking risks and maximising opportunities
-Moving up the corporate ladder

Working together with other women

-Getting advice from others

-Speaking openly and having your voice heard

-Accepting praise

-Building Peer Circles

-Work Life Balance

-Working towards equality

Introduction to working with your strengths

-Strengths Deployment inventory
-Your SDI type and what that means for you
-Using your strengths to build self esteem



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Patrick Jones - Course author
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