Advancing Women in Leadership

Advancing Women in Leadership

START DATES
July, Aug, Oct, Nov

DURATION
5 days with two-months coaching support

FEES
R14900

About
Syllabus
Why Study at GEBS

Course Offered in Association with Brunel University London


Global Executive Business School partners with top UK Universities to deliver courses to African executives and entrepreneurs. This series of Advancing Women in Leadership programmes runs four times per year, introducing you, as a Senior Executive, to a broad range of business areas, giving you the ability to make effective management decisions whilst dealing with the unique challenges of being a woman in a leadership position.

Course Outline

The five day intensive course covers the following:

  • Day 1 : Lead in an uncertain, fast-changing, global world
  • Day 2 : Work through your leadership challenges
  • Day 3 : Driving personal and professional change
  • Day 4 : Communication for action and coaching for performance
  • Day 5 : Developing your voice and driving career success

Practical Exposure

During the five day on-campus or live online programme, you will be coached to find solutions to your personal and professional challenges, while analysing your historical thinking patterns, and breakdowns will open up new possibilities for achievement and performance.

Online delivery

Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Microsoft Teams study platform, and feature the following resources:

  • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners 
  • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme 
  • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context 
  • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
  • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements:

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK bachelor’s degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in an engineering, science, or technology subject.
  • IELTS: 6 (min 5.5 in all areas)
  • Pearson: 51 (51 in all sub scores)
  • BrunELT: 60% (min 55% in all areas)
  • TOEFL: 71   (min R18, L17, S20, W17)

Syllabus

The experience you gain on the GEBS Advancing Women in Leadership Programme will stay with you far beyond the five days of your educational experience. It is designed to be a learning journey that lasts a lifetime.

The GEBS Advancing Women in Leadership workshop is designed in partnership with Brunel University in London with a specific focus on women leaders in the African context with the view to equip influential businesswomen with the tools needed to increase leadership impact and create lasting personal and professional change. This powerful 5-day programme has been designed   in response to the tough challenges facing women leaders today. Throughout the programme, participants are encouraged to step back from their daily lives and reflect on what the key issues mean and how it impacts their effectiveness as women, individuals and leaders. 

Case studies, interactive discussions, group exercises, coaching and 360-degree feedback will teach attendees how to have greater impact in their organisations and drive their own career development. Personalised coaching is a core component of the programme. Through expert and peer coaching, the content will be linked to women leaders’ past and current experiences as well as their future aspirations, creating a truly personalised experience. The content is also tailored to each participant’s current organisational context and the broader performance-limiting factors women face in business. Participants will continue to receive support after the programme with a follow-up coaching session to cement learning and drive forward personal action plans.

Once you have completed the five-day programme, you will have the opportunity to engage in follow-up coaching through which to continue the process of reflection that began on the course, deepening your ongoing learning and personal development once you return to the workplace.

The full breakdown of course modules is as follows:

  • Day 1 : Lead in an uncertain, fast-changing, global world
  • Day 2 : Work through your leadership challenges
  • Day 3 : Driving personal and professional change
  • Day 4 : Communication for action and coaching for performance
  • Day 5 : Developing your voice and driving career success

How to apply

If you’d like to apply, click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page. Please fill in the form and provide as much detail as possible so we can properly advise you on the next steps. Once you’ve submitted your application form, one of our dedicated course advisors will contact you within 48 hours.

Why Study at GEBS

  • Receive an internationally accepted, CPD certificate to certify your learning.
  • Participation Certificate from Brunel Business School
  • Expert tutors providing complete support and guidance
  • Modern Johannesburg-based campus or live, online classes
  • Leadership Coaching to maximise your learning
  • Comprehensive set of course material included for ongoing learning & development.

Who is the course for?

Women leaders who are seeking to:

  • Enhance their leadership skills
  • Broaden their influence within current or future organisations
  • Advance into senior leadership roles
  • Maximise effectiveness in working with individuals and teams.

Key Facts

  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Next intakes: July ,August , Oct, November 2020
  • Campus: Johannesburg or online depending on Covid-19 regulations
  • Programme Fees: R14 900
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