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Empowered Women in the Workplace

Training and Development

“I raise up my voice—not so that I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard. … We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Malala Yousafzai

The Empowered Women in the Workplace interactive training intervention is aimed at female business professionals, who want to grow their business skills, build their leadership capabilities and improve their communication, conflict resolution, emotional intelligence, delegation and action-planning skills.

NQF Level 5

Empowered Women in the Workplace

Who should attend?

  • Female business professionals. Specially designed for women in the workplace, this course will energise, encourage, motivate and above all assist career women with their unique challenges.

Training Outline

Module 1 Women Empowerment unpacked

  • What do we mean by Women Empowerment?
  • Unconscious ways women sabotage their careers
  • How women give their power away
  • Create a stop-doing list
  • Common mistakes women make in the workplace
  • How we undermine ourselves and other women
  • How to make a crack in the glass ceiling

Module 2 Build your Leadership capabilities

  • Understanding leadership and how to be an outstanding leader
  • The ingredients of ethical value-based leadership
  • Women’s management styles that work!
  • The Top 6 Leadership Challenges Around the World
  • 4 concrete things leaders can do to address these common challenges
  • 10 Must-Ask Questions to Supercharge Your Leadership
  • Effective Management Through Task-Relevant Maturity
  • Improve your delegation skills
  • Energising your teams to achieve great things

Module 3 Empower Yourself with Emotional Intelligence and Personal Mastery

  • What is emotional intelligence?
  • The five domains of EQ
  • The ability-based model
  • Characteristics of emotional intelligence
  • How to improve your emotional intelligence
  • EQ and the characteristics of a high vs. Low EQ
  • What to do with your emotions
  • Johari window for increased EQ
  • Transactional Analysis as a self-management tool
  • Unpacking the key principles of personal mastery
  • 7 Effective Strategies for cultivating self-mastery
  • Personal Mastery Toolkit
  • Maslow’s self-actualizing characteristics
  • Portrait of a person who have eliminated their erroneous zones
  • How to practically incorporate Stephen Covey’s 7 habits of highly effective people©

Module 4 Communicate Effectively: Say the Right Thing, at the Right Time, in the Right Way

  • How to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Non-verbal behaviours for effective communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • Active listening
  • Understanding gender differences in communication styles
  • How to have a difficult conversation with your boss, colleagues, friends or family
  • E-mail etiquette rules
  • How to cope with confrontation
  • Managing anger in yourself and others
  • How to calm down angry people
  • Anger management tips: 10 ways to tame your temper

Module 5 Build your Personal Powerful Brand with Confidence and Assertiveness

  • Our self-concept affects our self-confidence
  • Dealing with past “failures” and low self-confidence
  • How to create the right impression
  • Analyse your own levels of confidence in various situations
  • High levels of self-confidence are important – but why
  • The top 25 positive words and phrases
  • Essential steps to increase your confidence levels – how to ensure you get what you want
  • Assertive versus unassertive and aggressive behaviour
  • Analyse your own assertiveness levels – how to be more assertive
  • How to turn aggressive behaviour into assertive behaviour
  • Changes you can expect from being assertive
  • How to manage conflict in an assertive manner
  • Essential steps to increase your levels of assertiveness

Personal Branding 

  • Understand yourself and define your personal vision, mission and values
  • Personal SWOT Analysis
  • How to turn your SWOT into Actions
  • Key Strategic Questions to Build your Brand
  • Defining Personal Branding
  • The Importance of Personal Branding
  • Building a Basic Brand: Looking the part online
  • Audit Your Search Results
  • Clean Up Risky Search Results & Social Media Posts
  • Questions to ask to Define Yourself and Your Personal Brand
  • Craft Your Personal Brand Persona 

Create a personal business plan

  • Write a Personal Mission Statement
  • Action Plan to include in your Mission Statement
  • 8 steps to create a good personal development plan


Additional Information

Course Duration: 5 Days

Presented : In-house and online



  • Comprehensive manual
  • Framed certificate of attendance
  • Notepad & Pen
  • Superior training venue with delicious lunch, teas and refreshments

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