Leadership for Women:
Practical Strategies for Success

What all women in leadership need to know.

Organizations with women in senior management are more profitable and successful, yet few organizations achieve the benefits associated with gender equity. With the right tools and strategies, women in leadership roles can achieve incredible things for their organization and beyond. In this practical, 3-day women’s leadership program, you’ll develop a powerful action plan to build on your unique strengths and opportunities as a leader, and rise through the ranks in any organization and industry.

Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success

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Fees: $3,550
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: April 15, 2025 to
April 17, 2025
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Leadership for Women:
Practical Strategies for Success

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Leverage The Superpowers
Of Women In Business

Female leaders bring a wealth of benefits to organizations across every industry, but it takes experience and critical reflection to shape leadership journeys that effectively leverage the unique strengths of women in business.

Our 3-day program uses practical research and personal success stories to help women achieve their most ambitious goals as leaders. Grounded in the experiences of other successful women, you’ll learn to identify obstacles in your workplace and increase your understanding of what it takes to be successful.

Leverage the benefits of diversity and inclusion as a leader and find new ways to make effective decisions under pressure with a big-picture mindset. Make meaningful relationships through informal networking opportunities and learn from guest speakers who will share personal stories and perspectives as successful women in C-suite level roles.

This unique program is ideal for women preparing for leadership roles and those currently in mid-management positions across multiple sectors and industries, including coordination and sales. Our development training also prepares mid-career leaders for senior management positions.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Communication Skills
Decision Making
Leadership Skills
Crisis Management
Coaching Skills

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This program packs rich insights and real-life examples from other successful women into 3 days of study, and includes follow-ups 3 days, 3 weeks, and 3 months after the program.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Gain strong leadership skills specific to women in business and leverage your unique strengths to benefit your organization.

Learn from the Pros

Train with renowned Schulich ExecEd instructors and successful female leaders.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Get practical business advice for women, from women, and hit the ground running in your next leadership role in sectors and industries such as coordination and sales.

Mid-Career Leaders

Prepare for a senior management position with core leadership skills and unique strategies that leverage your strengths as a woman in power.

What Difference Will You Make?

"This program was invaluable. I’m so happy that I chose to attend. The facilitators were amazing and the speakers were incredibly inspiring. It was also a great opportunity to build relationships with all the women in the program."

- Lauren Wright Director, Finance & Portfolio Operations, Sionna Investment Managers Inc.

"This program actually exceeded my expectations and I will be happy to recommend it within my organization and outside."

- Dobrila Cvijan Project Director, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce

"It is truly amazing what is covered in three days in this program. I highly recommend this experience for any woman looking to improve her own self awareness and presence within her organization."

- Katrina Wheaton Staff Officer, Ontario English Catholic Teachers' Association

It was a very insightful and well thought out program. I have attended different leadership programs in the past and this one truly stood out. The attention to each participant’s needs was apparent and there were plenty of opportunities for discussion among participants, facilitators, and guest speakers to learn from one another and discuss practical strategies for success that can be implemented in the day-to-day work and more broadly to our lives.

- Inbal Marcovitch Program Manager, Research, Standards Council of Canada

“I am coming out of this program with more confidence and with a network of professional women to connect with. It was wonderful to be a part of this group. I feel empowered to move forward and network.”

- Sarah Nation-Williams Supervisor, City of Toronto

“The program provided insight to the daily struggles of a woman in a leadership position and the strategies to be successful. It also provided a fantastic networking opportunity with women facing similar circumstances for support. Job well done and thank-you.”

- Jessica Popieul Project Engineer, CF Industries

“I have greatly enjoyed the program because it highlighted gaps for me and how I am managing my career. I wish I knew this stuff earlier!”

- Shelley Haddow Marques Director, CIBC

Program Overview

  • Develop a foundational knowledge of effective leadership styles. Examine traditional male leadership models and how they differ from progressive, women leadership perspectives.

  • Reflect on the past and present successes of women in leadership roles and how they affect future predictions. Understand precisely how women leaders positively impact the success of organizations.

  • Take the Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) assessment to gain a deeper understanding of yourself, your interactions with others, and how you can apply these learnings to your leadership style.

  • Break down the results of your Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) assessment and discover how others perceive you. Develop effective strategies to improve your performance and enhance others’ perceptions of your leadership style.

  • Confidently mitigate obstacles and threats at your organization. Properly assess and leverage strengths and opportunities in your workplace. Create work environments that empower more women to take on leadership positions.

  • Learn to solidify your position by setting up a solid network through coaching, mentoring and sponsorship. Develop future-proof strategies to get ahead and stay ahead in your career.

  • Learn to solidify your position by setting up a solid network through coaching, mentoring and sponsorship. Develop future-proof strategies to get ahead and stay ahead in your career.

  • Develop immediate action plans for yourself and your organization. Keep the momentum going with follow-ups 3 days, 3 weeks and 3 months after the program.

  • Spring 2025 Dates Time
    Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success 4/15/2025 - 4/17/2025 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Leadership for Women: Practical Strategies for Success, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Advanced Badge

Show that you’re able to apply knowledge at a strategic, organizational level.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

21 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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