Women and Leadership: Owning Your Strengths and Skills Course Outline

Women and Leadership: Owning Your Strengths and Skills

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Women and the Workforce

Learning from our History

Session Three: Barriers and Benefits to Women’s Leadership

Barriers vs. Benefits

Improving Self-Management through Reflection

Session Four: Social and Emotional Intelligence

Defining Emotional Intelligence

Session Five: Self-Awareness

Understanding Self-Awareness

Session Six: Developing Leadership Awareness and Brand

Personal Inventory

Creating and Selling Your Brand

Making Connections, Part One

Making Connections, Part Two

Selling and Screening your Brand and Ideas

Session Seven: Leadership Skills

Identifying Relationship Skills

Identifying Leadership Skills

Session Eight: Making Good Decisions

Ingredients of a Good Decision

Good Decision - Poor Decision

Decision Wheel Method

Session Nine: Creating Your Workplace Philosophy

Philosophy Statement

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan