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Strategic Leadership

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Dates: 7 - 21 April 2016 (6 days)/ 6-22 Jul 2016/9-24 Nov 2016
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During these challenging times, when business is changing on all fronts, it is imperative for businesses to develop new leaders, to assist them in realising their potential, both for their company'€™s success, and for the future of leadership in South Africa. The Strategic Women in Leadership Programme has been run at Wits Business School and Milpark Business School . The programme has been designed specifically to assist women in management positions to better manage, lead and gain leverage within their organisations.

The programme's unique educational environment is both powerful and inspirational because it operates on several different levels. As an analytical experience; the focus is on learning innovative leadership competencies. On a developmental level, the result is transformational, as participants step back and reflect on what key issues mean to them as individuals and professionals. The experience is also creative, with participants exchanging personal experiences and insights. Equally significant is the strong connective component. A supportive and energised setting promotes peer-to-peer learning through ongoing interchange amongst accomplished female executives.

The program consistently achieves an average delegate rating of 97%.

Reasons to attend | Course Outline & Key facilitators | Guest Presentations | Course Details | Programme Details | PDF Download

Reasons to Attend

  • Leadership skills and strategies required to assume senior management positions.
  • An ability to think strategically and enhance your risk profile.
  • A personal mastery and branding strategy which will enable female participants to shatter their own glass ceilings.
  • Access to coaching and mentoring which is essential for female leaders personal and professional growth.
  • A valuable business network of other senior women
  • Enhanced personal confidence and competence

Two Coaching Sessions Included

Traditionally people leave executive development programmes feeling invigorated, but find it difficult to sustain this in the business environment. The Strategic Women in Leadership Programme addresses this issue by including a coaching component as part of the core course content. Each delegate will have access to various coaches in fields such as strategy, finance, leadership and people management.

Strategic Women in Leadership Course Content

Strategic Thinking in a Global Business Enviroment

Many emerging leaders have focused their career in one industry and have worked their way up the ladder through the ranks. The result has been an excellent understanding of how their industry works, but with little understanding of where it fits in the global environment.

  • Engage with strategy tools that assist in fostering innovation
  • Apply models to identify and prioritise the key opportunities to take your organisation into the future
  • Develop future scenarios
  • Review and update your organisation's vision and strategic intent
  • Be able to develop operational strategies to realise your organisation's vision
  • Understand ways to manage and measure organisation change

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Course outline & Key Facilitators:

Thinking Strategically in a Global Business Context

Mark Peters €“ Director €“ Senior Faculty & Business Development, University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business

Strategic Career Management
Italia Boninelli Executive Vice-President HR, Anglogold Ashanti

Personal Mastery for Leaders in a Diverse and Transformational society
Dr Renate Volpe - CEO
Dr R Volpe Leadership Consulting

Negotiation intelligence
Dr Renate Volpe- CEO
Dr R Volpe Leadership Consulting

Political Acumen in the World of Work
Dr Renate Volpe- CEO
Dr R Volpe Leadership Consulting

Fashion Fundamentals: Core essentials for every wardrobe
To be Advised

Personal Branding for visibility and credibility in your organization
Linda van der Colff - Business Strategist, Leadership Expert, Executive Coach & Business mentor BusiBr B

Media and Boardroom Presentations
Les Aupias €“ Write Angles
(Former Producer of Carte Blanche)

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Guest presentations by:

Christine Stent-Pinha
Nutritionist & Professional Speaker

Mike Lacey-Smith
Free to Live CEO & Professional Speaker

Zine Nkukwana  - Lindamahle Consulting - MD

Deshun Deysel - Deshun Deysel & Associates

Kerry King - Citadel

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Course Details

Registration:8.00am for 8.30am - 16.30pm
Venue: Metropolitan Office Park, 8 Hillside Road, Parktown, Block B/ Ground Floor - Johannesburg.
Dates: 7-21 April 2016
(6 Days) = R24 090.00 excl vat p/p

Includes tuition, instruction materials, two individual coaching sessions, lunches and refreshments.

FEES  =  R24 090.00 excluding vat

Programme pack includes the book by Dr Renate Volpe:
* Lessons from the school of hard knocks
* and the Career Tool Kit which consists of seven sets user friendly prompt cards in the following areas:

1. Leadership lights
2. Personal Mastery
3. Networking tips
4. Corporate Political intelligence
5. Personal Branding

6. Negotiation Intelligence

7. Strategic Thinking

8. Resilient Living

9. Assertive Living

10. Self-Esteem Tips

Programme Details

Registration: 8.00am for 8.30am - 16.30pm
Venue: Metropolitan Office Park, 8 Hillside Road, Ground Floor, Parktown - Tshikululu Social Investments
***Call Maggie for Group Discount***
We also do in-house programmes for a minimum of 15 people

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Full Course Details

For full course details, download the attached document.

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