Women and Breakthrough Leadership

Civil Service College

Civil Service College


Although women are now gaining visibility in leadership roles, there is still a notable female absence at the top levels of many organisations. This highly practical programme addresses the issues and the challenges women face in leadership and offers advice and approaches based on what is proven to work well in terms of leading, managing and preparing for a career change or promotion.

This programme addresses the issues and challenges that women face with an honest and practical approach, offering delegates unique, personal tips and tactics for successful leadership and management as well as exploring steps that delegates can take in the lead-up to a change in role.

Besides drawing on the trainer’s personal and vast experience the programme provides a coaching/mentoring teaching method that provide opportunities for personal reflection and support.


Key features of the programme include:

• Leadership and gender: stereotypes and realities

• Identifying and dealing with issues and barriers to advancement faced by women in the workplace

• Recognising and dealing with common mistakes and traps faced by women

• Breaking through: establishing your brand and your story

• Networks, support mechanisms and managing work-life balance

Learning Outcomes:

Learning from peers who are in similar position, delegates will be able to tackle stereotypes and invisible barriers to women’s advancement on the career ladder. Delegates will also have a new appreciation of themselves as leaders and managers, a greater understanding of themselves as prospective candidates for career change and new insights into the ways selection and promotion panels work.

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Women at any level and in any sector interested in developing their careers or refreshing their leadership approach, presence and impact.


  • Location: London
  • Telephone: 0333 443 2796
  • Residential: No
  • Course Title: Women and Breakthrough Leadership
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Cost: £750 (Ex VAT)
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