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Online Course - Women's Leadership Development Programme 2020, University of Oxford, UK

Publish Date: Mar 15, 2020

Deadline: Mar 31, 2020

Women's Leadership Development Programme 

You'll walk away with:

1 Your personal development plan for leadership, based on key themes of self-acceptance, self-management, and self-development.


2 Tools, frameworks, and practices to help you navigate workplace challenges and to further your ability to lead, negotiate and influence with impact.


3 A self-reflective understanding and acceptance of your unique leadership style and strengths.


4 The opportunity to join a global network of like-minded professionals striving to drive gender balance in leadership positions.

This programme is for you if:

You’re preparing to move into a senior management or C-suite role, and want to break through the glass ceiling.

You want to gain confidence in your unique abilities as a leader.

You want to develop your leadership skills, to navigate the challenges women face at different stages of their career.

Programme curriculum

Module 1:
Accepting yourself as a leader
Reflect on how you have led in the past and acknowledge your abilities as a leader.

Module 2:
Understanding your context
Learn how to read and diagnose context and react appropriately.

Module 3:
Negotiating as a leadership practice
Understand cultural dimensions in order to negotiate effectively.

Module 4:
Becoming an influential leader
Recognise how to use your unique strengths to persuade and influence.

Module 5:
Developing as a leader: what can help you?
Gain an appreciation for self-development as a lifelong activity.

Module 6:
Imagining your future possibilities as a leader
Create a personal development plan for your future as a leader.

Your Programme Directors

Sue Dopson

Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Sue Dopson is deputy dean of Saïd Business School, and academic director of both the Oxford Diploma in Organisational Leadership, Oxford Strategic Leadership programme and the Women Transforming Leadership programme. Sue is a noted specialist on the personal and organisational dimensions of leadership and transformational change, and her research centres on transformational change and knowledge exchange.


Kathryn Bishop

Associate Fellow
Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Kathryn Bishop is the programme director of the Women Transforming Leadership programme at Oxford Saïd. With over 30 years’ experience working with organisations undergoing major change, in both the public and the private sector, she also directs and teaches on leadership programmes for professional service firms and multinational corporations.

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