It is simply impossible to become a great leader without being a great communicator. Great leaders might talk about their ideas, but they do so in a way which also speaks to their audience' emotions and your aspirations. Research findings by Ken Blanchard did show that, inappropriate communication was cited as the number one mistake leaders make. Too often women leaders either don't communicate clearly, over-communicate, or communicate inappropriately through outbursts, anger and blaming., or simply don't communicate clearly. This comprehensive course, is dealing with the unique communication challenges women leaders confront in at the organizational environment as well as in politics.
HOW PARTICIPANTS WILL BENEFIT
The course offers practical leadership and communication techniques and proven strategies for success such as;
- The confidence and skills to convey your ideas
- A communication style that conveys vision, direction and accountability
- Increased ability to gain commitment and buy-in
- Heightened awareness of gender-specific ways of thinking,
your own thinking style, and how to "read" others' in order to achieve a successful communication outcome.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Women in management aspiring for leadership positions in Government, political arena or in the private sector. The course is equally useful for women members of parliament and women newly appointed to executive positions.
- Women in Management: Where did they come from?
Where are they going? Re-socialization of the woman manager;
- Women as managers - stereotypes and realities;
- Leadership Skills;
- Differences between male and female leadership styles;
- How men and women use power differently;
- How to use power effectively;
- Leveraging oneself in the organization;
- Communication – as a key leadership competence;
-It's Not So Much What You Say';
-Sexual-based barriers to communication;
-How to create the right image;
-Dealing with media;
-Communication secrets of great leaders.