Prepare for a leadership role by understanding the challenges faced by women, discovering your strengths, and building confidence that will positively impact your career.
This interactive 1-day seminar increases understanding of how the leadership journey may differ for women. Attendees will gain awareness of the challenges and opportunities facing women interested in leadership positions. Focused on the areas of (1) how leadership style may be perceived when enacted by a woman, (2) the double bind faced by women, (3) navigating the work-life interface, and (4) developing confidence in your identity as a leader this seminar allows participants the opportunity to explore fundamental issues regarding leadership for women. Using self-assessment feedback and discussion, participants will create individualized plans for leadership development that incorporate solutions to their potential barriers.
Women who are in, or aspire to, organizational leadership roles.
Kara Arnold, PhD is Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at Memorial Universitys Faculty of Business Administration. During her tenure at the Faculty of Business she has served as Associate Dean of Research, Director of the PhD and MSc Programs, and Area Group Coordinator. Karas research focuses on leadership, diversity and employee well-being, and she integrates this in her work with clients in the areas of leadership, interpersonal skills and team building, helping them through organizational issues and challenges.
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