Women in Leadership

Let’s connect, develop and empower women leaders! The obstacles, challenges, and mindset to ‘think like a man’ is still present and ever more in other countries around the world.  Increasingly women are starting to emerge in the public leadership roles, however not so visible and overlooked at the top levels. 

Did you know since the COVID-19 outbreak, a number of articles on women leaders has highlighted that female-led countries are tackling the crisis better, identifying traits of compassion, resilience and trustworthiness. This pandemic could be opening the opportunity or even reshape the perceptions of women in power.

This online course in our Leadership & Development series is for females will help you surpass the barriers for you to impact, influence and breakthrough the mould of gendered leadership. With advice, tactful tips and insights to unlock your potential skills, network and confidence to transform and develop into the leader you foresee yourself to be.

Key training features:

  • Learn about gender stereotypes and realisms in leadership roles
  • Identify and deal with challenges, obstacles and general mistakes that women face.
  • Find yourself, explore supporting tools, build your network and achieve a balanced work-life.

Who is this 'Women in Leadership 'virtual course for:

This online course in 'Women in Leadership' is suitable for those at any level. Whether they are in their early careers, aspirational managers, right through to senior and executive leaders.


Quote VP3 to save £185 when you book any 3 virtual courses
Quote VP5 to save £475 when you book any 5 virtual courses

Valid till the 30th November

*Prices are excluding VAT. This promotion excludes partnership courses with Marylebone Executive Search and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.



Face to Face Training
option available


10:00 - 16:00


£395 + VAT


Zoom or MS Teams


11 February 2021 Book6

11 May 2021 Book8

13 September 2021 Book8

1 December 2021 Book8

In-House Option

This course is available In-House and can be tailored to meet your individual training requirements.


Lead Trainer

Angela Blacklaw

Angela Blacklaw

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.

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Angela Blacklaw

Angela Blacklaw

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.


  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Certificate in Organisation Development from the NTL Institute
  • Accredited Time To Think® Facilitator


  • A Blacklaw (2018) ‘Using Jungian archetypes in contemporary songwriting education.’ Research in Teacher Education, Vol 8(No.1). Available at: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Schools/Cass/Research/Research-in-Teacher-Education/Volume-8-No-1-May-2018


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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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