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NewAssertiveness for Women
Women are gradually working their way into key roles across many sectors, but one of the main barriers to success for women is their own view of their skills, and their lack of confidence. This is sometimes referred to as ‘the imposter syndrome’. A lack of confidence can accentuated by a feeling that they are not being heard at work (or seen), and that others are getting the limelight and taking the credit.
This course is for women who want to feel more confident and more assertive (not aggressive) in the workplace, and to make sure that they can get their voices heard around the table.
To provide participants with:
Participants will leave this course with the confidence and skill to be able to lead teams. They will learn how to deal with difficult stakeholders by learning key assertiveness techniques by looking through practical examples, which will result in the development of tools for future engagements.
10:00 - 16:00
£595 + VAT
St James's Park
9 May 2019 Book
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.
Jo has 20 years of experience working at a senior level in the UK Government including the Cabinet Office. She currently helps organisations work with Government and Parliament.
Jo started her career as a communications professional and subsequently worked at the heart of government for over 20 years, mainly at the Cabinet Office. She has worked closely with many ministers over the years, including Lord Peter Mandelson and Sir Oliver Letwin. She also worked at Number 10 in the Prime Minister's Press Office.
She has delivered a wide range of policies and advised on multiple complex communications issues. Jo has also worked across a wide range of issues including strategy, Ministerial PR and high-level Board appointments, with the common challenge being making things happen across very large and complex organisations.
Jo's government roles have included leading the Coalition government's ICT strategy, Head of Communications for the BSE Inquiry and creating a new model for corporate shared services across Whitehall. Jo also gained private sector experience as a senior change consultant at Deloitte Consulting. This enabled her to gain a great set of change skills and a valuable insight into the private sector.
In addition, she is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts and a published writer on the Civil Service and Brexit.
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