The number of women in leadership positions has been growing steadily. Yet, there is still not equal representation in top executive roles. More than half of civil servants are women, but this decreases as seniority increases.
In these challenging times, strong and effective leadership becomes even more important. Join exceptional women from across the public sector for high impact peer to peer learning. Stretch yourself to become a better leader and propel towards greater performance.
Attend this Women in Leadership course to create a personal vision of what it means to be a great leader and enhance your capabilities to meet this challenge. Define your values and career goals and develop your leadership style. Learn to react to opportunities and use practical tips to gain power and influence for stepping-up and progressing further.
Through discussion and practical exercises, identify strategies to lead with purpose and conviction. Establish techniques to set boundaries and remain true to your vision. Leave the day with an action plan to become the leader you envisioned and overcome barriers to success.
Nicola is an experienced Senior Civil Servant, trainer, facilitator, and mindfulness teacher. With a background in learning and development, she worked in the voluntary sector and for the Open University before joining Central Government as an Education Advisor to prisons in England and Wales. Since then, Nicola has worked in a number of high profile roles within the Prison Service and the Ministry of Justice, including leading negotiations with the Youth Justice Board for the provision of custodial places for young people; setting up and leading the first Cross-Departmental Strategy Unit for Women in the Criminal Justice system; and ...