NewWomen and Breakthrough Leadership

“This is a really good course as it stands and has a great facilitator”

Team leader, Department for Education

By bringing together a group of senior women, this programme creates an environment where participants can focus on the link between self-awareness, empowerment and leadership. As they explore leadership best practices, uncover their hidden resources and strengths and exchange ideas with their peers, participants will acquire new insights and strategies for creating environments that foster and sustain organisational success. They will return to work prepared to inspire their colleagues, act with confidence, and lead with lasting impact.

Key features:

  • Understanding how to utilise a range of appropriate and flexible leadership styles
  • Build and manage teams with a collective sense of purpose and drive
  • Strategic planning and leadership of innovative organisational change initiatives
  • Learn and practice feedback and coaching skills
  • Build and implement on-going personal learning and development strategies
  • Knowing when to pull back an how to share responsibilities, thus creating a better work-life balance

Designed for:

Women who are currently operating at a leadership level and those who aspire to become the leaders of tomorrow.  

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be equipped with cutting-edge leadership tools and techniques, to hone and further develop their leadership potential, instil confidence and self-awareness and create a learning environment where participants can identify and practice their own authentic leadership style.






£2,150 + VAT


St James’s Park, London


8 October 2018 Book

20 May 2019 Book

7 October 2019 Book

Lead Trainer

Carolyn Kerry

Carolyn Kerry

Specialises in organisational and personal change. Her key areas are civil service reform, managing across cultures, strategic planning, implementation and change management.

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Carolyn Kerry

Carolyn Kerry

Carolyn is a Management Consultant and a trainer who is specialised in organisational and Personal change. Her key expert areas are Civil Service Reform, Managing across cultures, Strategic Planning, Implementation & Management of Change, leadership & Management Development, Performance management, benchmarking and Quality, Training Methodology, Facilitation, Coaching & Mentoring.

Carolyn has 15 years experience working with senior & middle managers across both the public and private sector and has delivered a range of change initiatives across a number of continents. She is a confident and relaxed communicator who focuses on practical achievement and personal objectives. Paramount to her approach is the desire to develop the internal capacity and sense of ownership that encourages successful implementation of change initiatives.

She has delivered a number of contracts for:

  • Department for International Development – UK, Bangladesh, Thailand
  • Cabinet Office Zambia
  • President’s Office, Tanzania & Serbia
  • Home Office UK
  • BP / ROO Iraq
  • RIPA International, UK & International
  • Civil Services of: Barbados, Bermuda, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda, Oman, Kosovo, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, Council of Europe in Brussels

"Having small groups allows us to have more time for the trainer to suit individual needs."

New Forest District Council

"It was excellent - small numbers allows maximum facilitation."

Director of Public Affairs, Advertising Association

"Brilliant trainer - very welcoming and made me feel at ease and confident in sharing sensitive information."

Department of Health

Tailored in-house training

Civil Service College can deliver In-House training within your organisation that is exactly tailored to meet your individual training requirements.

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