Course Overview

Course: Women in Leadership

In the United States today, women make up half of the workforce. Unfortunately for women, their male colleagues are promoted at a much higher rate. Women offer great work ethnics, and bring something different from men to the workforce, but many times it goes unnoticed. In this course, you will learn about how organizations can develop women leaders, about the benefits of women in organizations, as well as advancements for the future of women. You will learn how women in the workplace cannot only benefit the women themselves, but also your organization as well.
With the Women in Leadership course, participants will learn how women are changing the workforce. Through this course, participants will gain a new perspective on the workforce, and what benefits can come from hiring and promoting women to higher positions.

Women in Leadership

Recommended Book

Course Objectives

  • Discuss the leadership gap between men and women
  • Learn about women in various powerful positions
  • Discuss different traits associated with women in management
  • Understand the different barriers facing women in leadership positions
  • Learn about the benefits of having women in the workforce
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Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Pre-Assignment Review
  • Course Objectives
  • Action Plan

Module Two: Women and the Workforce

  • 50% of the Population
  • 60% of College Degrees
  • 47% of the US Workforce
  • 52% of Professional-level Jobs
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: The Leadership Gap

  • Underrepresented in Leadership
  • Executive Positions
  • Finance, Health Care, and Law
  • Historical Trends
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Barriers to Women's Leadership 

  • Gender Differences are Overemphasized
  • Gender Differences are Undervalued
  • Women Lack Professional Networks
  • Work and Family Conflict
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Traits of Women's Leadership

  • Lead by Uniting Diverse Groups
  • Value Work-life Balance
  • Value Interpersonal Relationships
  • Value Accountability
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Benefits of Women's Leadership

  • Greater Collaboration
  • Culture of Work-life Balance
  • Culture of Accountability
  • Assists in Recruiting Millennials
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
Module Seven: Nurturing Women's Leadership

  • Actively Recruit Women
  • Create/Encourage Networking Opportunities
  • Pair Women with Mentors in Leadership
  • Create/Encourage Training Opportunities
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Actively Recruit Women

  • Discover your Barriers to Hiring
  • Discover your Barriers to Retention
  • Recruit via Women's Organizations
  • Women-friendly Culture
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Create/Encourage Women's Networking Opportunities

  • Create a Women's Networking Group
  • Encourage Joining Organizations
  • Networking Builds Confidence
  • Networking and Recruiting
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Pair Women with Mentors

  • Benefits of Mentoring
  • Think Creatively
  • Incorporate at Every Stage
  • Encourage Women to Mentor
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Create and Encourage Educational Opportunities

  • Encourage Learning of Leadership Skills
  • Internal Programs and Trainings
  • Outside Programs and Trainings
  • Encourage Training at Every Career Stage
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words From The Wise
  • Review Of The Course
  • Lessons Learned
  • Recommended Reading
  • Completion Of Action Plans And Evaluations
Duration: 2-3 hours

 

Target Audience: All

 

Price: FREE

NOTE: To qualify for your official BestCorporateAcademy certificate you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or higher before you can purchase your certificate.