FTC09 – Women in and into Leadership and Management Positions

Strategising the paradigm shifts, mindset changes and practical steps needed to empower women to advance in the workplace

The Women in and into Management Positions course aims to give women the skills to find employment and to progress in their chosen career. The women being encouraged to participate are those from the private and public sector, women educationist, teachers, school principals, deputy principals and women with disabilities. Within the female population certain groups have been identified as facing the greatest barriers when it comes to finding a job or achieving career progression. The course is designed to help women achieve a higher objective by equipping them with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to make informed decisions about the career they would like to peruse in life.

Topics covered include:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Interviews and the woman manager
  • What can I do to become a successful woman?
  • Assertiveness
  • Communication
  • Self management
  • Conducting productive meetings

Who should attend this course?

The Women in and into Management course has been developed especially for women working as school principals, deputy principals, heads of department, educators, education specialist, university or college lectures, educational training officers and education project managers, administrative, clerical and support staff who are keen to develop their own supervisory and management skills and who are interested in issues related to women, work and career development.