Leading Women

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​​​​​​​​​The programme consists of components that collectively facilitate the development of various managerial competencies. Skills and challenges introduced in one component of the programme can be interrogated and tested in others. In this way, delegates are constantly learning and practicing new skills and also challenging their peers to find creative means for solving problems. 

Conversations with Extraordinary South African Businesswomen. Delegates will meet for intimate conversations with extraordinary South African businesswomen.This will provide delegates with the opportunity to ask questions and garner advice from these high achieving women and Small Group Coaching Sessions. Leading Women delegates meet in diverse groups of six women, along with a professional coach, to interrogate further the case study introduced at the previous panel debate. Delegates are encouraged to bring dilemmas drawn from their own work experience before the group for creative problem solving and discuss current issues around gender in the workplace. These small group sessions are for delegates only. The delegates and coaches assigned to each group remain the same throughout the year to encourage trust among the participants.

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Who should attend?

Upper-middle to senior level managers in their organisations with at least five years' experience at this level; have demonstrated potential to se rve in leadership capacities; have an interest in exploring best practices through dialogue;  and are able to commit to one three-hour session in the late afternoon, once a month.​

How you will benefit

You should expect to challenge your existing practices and interrogate your professional pathway in Leading Women. The programme combines group coaching on E.Q. skills for leadership, case study panel debates on managerial dilemmas, an Executive Education course and conversations with outstanding businesswomen to develop both hard and soft leadership skills​

Additional information

Delegates who cancel their registration less than 14 days prior to the commencement of a programme will be liable for 50% of the programme fee and cancellation 7 days prior to the commencement of a programme will be liable for 75% of the programme fee. Delegates who do not arrive for the programme or who cancel attendance once the programme has commenced will the liable for the full fee.​

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