Taking the Lead Women in Leadership

Start Dates: TBC

Duration: 2 modules over 4 days

Programme 1:
9th and 10th March 2021
20th and 21st April 2021

Programme 2:
4th and 5th May 2021
1st and 2nd June 2021

Location: Virtual

Full Fee: €3,500

Network Members Fee: €3,000

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Programme overview

Through this programme you will:

  • Increase your leadership impact, create long-term personal and professional
    change, and become a role model for others.
  • Explore where you are in your work and career, articulate the leadership
    challenges facing you in today’s workplace and develop the insight and skills to
    address these.
  • Design and articulate your Personal Leadership Blueprint: identify your career
    and leadership ambitions, define your purpose and direction and the impact you
    want to have as a leader.
  • Learn a range of skills: ‘thinking-space’ habits; creating constructive
    conversations; influencing and persuasion; expanded listening, speaking to be
    heard and collaborative feedback approaches that work.
  • Learn powerful yet simple embodiment techniques to centre and ground
    yourself, maintain your balance within competitive workplaces and make you a
    more effective and resilient leader.
  • Understand your personal presence or ‘gravitas’: enhance your
    executive presence for influence and to inspire others.

Learning outcomes:
Through this programme you will:
– Increase your leadership impact, create long-term personal and professional
change, and become a role model for others.
– Explore where you are in your work and career, articulate the leadership
challenges facing you in today’s workplace and develop the insight and skills to
address these.
– Design and articulate your Personal Leadership Blueprint: identify your career and leadership ambitions, define your purpose and direction and the impact you want to have as a leader.
– Learn a range of skills: ‘thinking-space’ habits; creating constructive
conversations; influencing and persuasion; expanded listening, speaking to be
heard and collaborative feedback approaches that work.
– Learn powerful yet simple embodiment techniques to centre and ground
yourself, maintain your balance within competitive workplaces and make you a more effective and resilient leader.
– Understand your personal presence or ‘gravitas’: enhance your
executive presence for influence and to inspire others.

Who is the course for?
Taking the Lead – Women in Leadership is designed for aspiring and developing women leaders who are seeking to accelerate their career and personal development, including:
– Women aspiring to and preparing for more senior management positions;
– Women exploring career options and ambitions

Modules:

Leading in an uncertain world:
Understand what it takes to succeed in a fast-changing, uncertain environment. You will come to understand the subtleties of unconscious bias and the complexities of power, and be armed with strategies to navigate these.

Developing your personal leadership brand:
You will develop greater confidence and a better understanding of your personal leadership style, enabling you to carry out and lead change effectively within your organisation.

Understanding the leadership challenge:
You will hear about cutting-edge trends in leadership, and learn tried and tested techniques that you can apply to overcome the unique challenges faced by women leaders.

Influence and impact:

You will understand the difference between goals, purpose and intention, and learn in real time how to inspire and influence others with your vision. This will inform your personal leadership blueprint.

Driving personal and professional change:
Use insights gained from work done on the programme, your self-assessment and your coach to develop clear aims for your ongoing personal and professional development, and consolidate your commitment to action. You will work with a professional coach to develop clear aims for your ongoing personal and professional development.

Communication and authentic power:
Master verbal and non-verbal techniques in communication and hone your unique voice. Learn how to effectively use networks, mentors and sponsors
to drive your career success.

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