In Brief

Programme Date Programme Date:
04 October 2023
Duration: Duration:
4 Days
Seniority: Seniority:
Mid to Senior Career
Fee: Fee:
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Taking the Lead – Women in Leadership
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Programme Dates


Programme – Virtual:
04 October 2023 (full day)
11 October 2023 (half day)
25 October 2023 (half day)
15 November 2023 (half day)
29 November 2023 (half day)
06 December 2023 (half day)
13 December 2023 (in person – half day)

Why choose this programme?

This programme will give you the time and space to explore, develop and articulate who you want to be as a leader and the contribution you want to make to your work, your life, your organisation and the communities or markets you serve.

Taking the Lead will help you develop accelerators like purpose, empowerment and your personal brand, and challenge you to address inhibitors like overwhelm, unconscious bias and power-play.

This programme is for you if…

You are an aspiring or developing woman leader who is hoping to accelerate your career and personal development.

Key takeaways

Inspire and Influence

Lead by example in your organisation and sector. Emerge a more compelling, influential and confident leader with tools and techniques to inspire others and get results.

Career Acceleration

Take the next step up. Identify and develop your leadership capabilities and aligning them to your career ambitions.


Practical, outcome-orientated tasks will help you develop increased resilience and strategies to maintain balance in a competitive organisation.

Reduced fees available for IFS Skillnet member organisations

Employees of IFS Skillnet member organisations can avail of a reduced fee of €3,000 (IMI member organisation) or €3,500 (IMI non-member).

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Programmes themes

We will cover the following topics:
  • Leading in an uncertain world.
  • Understanding the leadership challenge.
  • Developing your personal leadership brand.
  • Driving personal and professional change.
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Your purpose and values.
  • Authenticity and personal agility.
  • Promoting balance & owning your boundaries.
  • Presence, power and status
  • Effective influencing and negotiating