Women and Breakthrough Leadership
“This is a really good course as it stands and has a great facilitator”
Team leader, Department for Education
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Although women are now more visible in public leadership roles, there is no denying that they are still under-represented at the top levels. This highly practical programme addresses the issues and the challenges women face in leadership and offers advice and approaches based on what is proven to work well in terms of leading, managing and preparing for a career change or promotion.
By taking a highly practical, honest approach to the barriers facing women striving for a leadership position, and how they can be overcome, this one-day course offers delegates unique tips, insights and tactics for successful leadership and management, as well as exploring steps that delegates can take in the lead-up to a change in role.
Besides drawing on the trainer’s personal and vast experience the programme provides a coaching/mentoring teaching method that provide opportunities for personal reflection and support.
Women in Breakthrough Leadership is a unique and innovative course featured in the Civil Service College's Leadership and Management series. At Civil Service College, we pride ourselves on our ability to tailor our courses to each attendee’s role and organisations, ensuring that each delegate gets the most out of the training. Our courses and trainers are continuously updated and evaluated to ensure that we are always delivering the best service possible.
Women and Breakthrough Leadership course is designed for women at any level and in any sector interested in developing their careers or refreshing their leadership approach, presence and impact.
Learning from peers who are in a similar position, delegates will be able to tackle stereotypes and invisible barriers to women’s advancement on the career ladder. Delegates will also have a new appreciation of themselves as leaders and managers, a greater understanding of themselves as prospective candidates for a career change and new insights into the ways selection and promotion panels work.
10:00 - 16:00
£750 + VAT
This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.Enquire
Angela Blacklaw has a broad range of experience working within and providing training for the public sector. Her expertise cover a range of topics including communication, leadership, wellbeing and resilience and talent management.Read Bio
Angela is an independent consultant, trainer, facilitator and coach. She has years of senior expertise in personal and organisational development, leadership and change, operating at both strategic and practitioner level.
Her skills lie in building warm, honest, authentic and challenging relationships, enabling people to achieve more than they thought possible, and to learn the skills to support and challenge others. She has expertise in a wide range of leadership and talent development including emotional intelligence, communications, change, resilience, coaching skills and systems leadership.
After several years working on policy on HM Treasury, Angela chose to focus on individual and organisational learning as Head of Internal Communications in the Food Standards Agency, Head of Change Communications and Culture Change in Defra, and Head of Talent Development in the Department of Health. She then set up her own consultancy practice and works an associate for a number of respected consultancies, such as Korn Ferry Hay Group, Civil Service College and MindGym. She has worked on award-winning leadership development programmes for the NHS where is a member of the Faculty of the NHS Leadership Academy, she is on the coaching register for the Senior Civil Service and she also teaches creative songwriting at degree level. Angela has worked in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, and Mexico; she has also worked with people from most European countries, from Central and South America, and from the USA.
"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
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