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.

In Brief

Next start date – Dublin: Next start date – Dublin:
03 November 2020
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
2 days are virtual | 2 days are on-site in the IMI Campus
Seniority: Seniority:
Mid to Senior Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
Member fee: Member fee:

Taking the Lead – Women in Leadership

Programme 1 - Dublin

03 & 04 November 2020

09 & 10 December 2020


Taking the Lead is delivered through a blend of live face-to-face and virtual sessions via the IMI Virtual Learning Environment. Programmes taking place on-site at IMI’s campus will be delivered in accordance with the most up-to-date HSE & Government guidelines.

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.

Programmes themes

We will cover the following topics over 4 days:
  • Leading in an uncertain world.
  • Understanding the leadership challenge.
  • Developing your personal leadership brand.
  • Influence and impact.
  • Communication and authentic power.
  • Driving personal and professional change.