Women and Leadership: Owning Your Strengths and Skills (Short Course)

$35.00 Inc GST







Women and Leadership: Owning Your Strengths and Skills explores the history of women in the workforce and offers personal opportunities for exploration, identification, and development of leadership strengths and skills.

Women have a long-standing history in the workforce, in all roles from front-line worker to visionary founder, influential behind-the-scenes patron to front-and-center CEO. As women, however, what are the influences, barriers and benefits to leadership? Do women use or acknowledge their strengths and skills?

The short, online course contain activities that build upon the lessons. Some of the topics covered include: barriers versus benefits, understanding self-awareness, personal inventory, creating and selling your brand, and leadership skills.

There are 9 Lessons in this course:

Course Overview

Women and the Workforce

  • Learning from our History

Barriers and Benefits to Women’s Leadership

  • Barriers vs. Benefits
  • Improving Self-Management through Reflection

Social and Emotional Intelligence

  • Defining Emotional Intelligence


  • Understanding Self-Awareness

Developing Leadership Awareness and Brand

  • Personal Inventory
  • Creating and Selling Your Brand
  • Making Connections, Part One
  • Making Connections, Part Two
  • Selling and Screening your Brand and Ideas

Leadership Skills

  • Identifying Relationship Skills
  • Identifying Leadership Skills

Making Good Decisions

  • Ingredients of a Good Decision
  • Good Decision – Poor Decision
  • Decision Wheel Method

Creating Your Workplace Philosophy

  • Philosophy Statement
  • Recommended Reading List
  • Post-Course Assessment
  • Personal Action Plan

Upon completing the very last lesson, you will be offered an automated test. This final assessment can be undertaken at any time of day or night; and any day of the week; and if you achieve an overall pass (60% or more); you will be able to obtain a “certificate of completion” with your name and completion date on it.

Note: these short courses are self-guided online courses and are not to be confused with tutor-supported online courses.