While companies with more women in leadership positions tend to see benefits to their bottom line, gender stereotypes and biases can make it difficult for women to become recognized as leaders and to advance into managerial or executive positions at work. It also reviews common managerial challenges and introduces techniques, strategies, and best practices to overcome those obstacles.
What You Will You Learn:
• Identify common challenges for women who are in, or looking to be in, positions of management
• Differentiate between leadership, management, and administration
• Describe how managers must effectively lead people—subordinates, peers, and superiors—to achieve goals
• Understand common challenges for new managers and strategies for handling them
• Engage in common managerial tasks like delegating, motivating, coaching, delivering feedback, navigating conflict, and disciplining poor behavior
This course is designed for women currently serving or seeking to serve in a leadership or management role and who are interested in using real-world application of leadership and management competencies to remove barriers in their organizations.
No Prerequisites required.
McAllen Course Information
In-Class Session: 4 hours (Instructor-Led)
Online Instruction: 3 hours (Asynchronous)
Location for In-Class Sessions:
McAllen Teaching Site *(review "notes" section below for further details)
Ms. Maria Leonard
*Until further notice, due to COVID-19 restrictions, in-class courses will be primarily offered via Zoom. However, we will allow up to 6 participants in the classroom on a first-come, first-served basis.
If you wish to secure your in-person seat, please email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as you complete the registration for the course.