Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success

  • Drawing from research and best practices, as well as stories from successful women, this women’s leadership program will help participants identify the obstacles in their own workplace and increase their knowledge, skills and understanding of what it takes to be successful as a women leader. The result will benefit not only women, but all leaders and organizational stakeholders.

    Learn How To…

    • Recognize and address the impact of COVID on women at work
    • Engage others, both men and women, to create a work environment that works for everyone
    • Maximize the learning strategies of networking, coaching and mentoring to achieve success
    • Leverage the benefits of diversity and inclusion as a leader
    • Strategize and plan for action with a dose of reality while not waiting for the perfect plan
    • Make effective decisions under pressure and manage crises

    Who Should Attend

    This leadership development training program for women has been designed specifically for those currently in mid-management from any sector who aspire to lead in senior management positions.

    Special Features

    Informal networking opportunities will be provided. Participants will be peer coached and coach a peer to develop their own unique action plan and be supported 3 days, 3 weeks and 3 months after the plan is completed to keep on track for success.

    Participants will benefit from guest speakers who will share stories, experiences, and perspectives, including successful women at the CEO and C-suite level, and a male executive sponsor of women leaders plus sponsored female.

    • “This course was invaluable. I’m so happy that I chose to attend. The facilitators were amazing and the speakers were incredibly inspiring. It was also a great opportunity to build relationships with all the women in the course.”

      Lauren WrightDirector, Finance & Portfolio Operations, Sionna Investment Managers Inc.
    • “This course actually exceeded my expectations and I will be happy to recommend it within my organization and outside.”

      Dobrila CvijanProject Director, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
    • “It is truly amazing what is covered in three days in this course. I highly recommend this experience for any woman looking to improve her own self awareness and presence within her organization.”

      Katrina WheatonStaff Officer, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association
    • “It was a very insightful and well thought out course. I have attended different leadership programs in the past and this one truly stood out. The attention to each participant’s needs was apparent and there were plenty of opportunities for discussion among participants, facilitators, and guest speakers to learn from one another and discuss practical strategies for success that can be implemented in the day-to-day work and more broadly to our lives.”

      Inbal Marcovitch Program Manager, Research, Standards Council of Canada
    • ““The course provided insight to the daily struggles of a woman in a leadership position and the strategies to be successful. It also provided a fantastic networking opportunity with women facing similar circumstances for support. Job well done and thank-you.””

      Jessica PopieulProject Engineer, CF Industries
    • ““I am coming out of this course with more confidence and with a network of professional women to connect with. It was wonderful to be a part of this group. I feel empowered to move forward and network.””

      Sarah Nation-WilliamsSupervisor, City of Toronto
    • ““I have greatly enjoyed the course because it highlighted gaps for me and how I am managing my career. I wish I knew this stuff earlier!””

      Shelley Haddow MarquesDirector, CIBC
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  • Program details

    Next sessions
    • September 29, 2021 - October 8, 2021
    • May 30, 2022 - June 1, 2022
      The Miles S. Nadal Management Centre
  • This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx