In Brief

Programme Date Programme Date:
08 February 2023
Seniority: Seniority:
Mid to Senior Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
Member fee: Member fee:

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    Taking the Lead – Women in Leadership
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    Programme Dates

    In consideration of women’s busy schedules, Taking the Lead will be delivered virtually with elongated delivery. The programme will run for 1 full day and 6 half-days in the morning. The programme dates (virtual delivery) are as follows:

    08 & 22 February 2023
    08 & 22 March 2023
    19 April 2023
    03 & 17 May 2023

    Programme 2 (in person) Dates:
    04 & 05 April 2023
    23 & 24 May 2023

    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

    Related Programmes

    If you're interested in Taking the Lead - Women in Leadership, you may also be interested in our 'Management and Leadership' suite of short programmes.