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Women Leadership



Engaging the labyrinth and cultural models, this course will help women aspiring and holding leadership roles know themselves at a deeper level and see the challenges and trade-offs of being a woman in federal service leadership. Integral to the program are lessons learned from women leaders in federal and public service and how they put leadership concepts into action and exhibit courage when needed.

Being a woman in a leadership role has its unique challenges and concerns. This course addresses these and helps prepare you for advancing your leadership in the Federal Government. Small workgroups allow you to put course content into action by working with peers and leadership experts to develop plans for improving your leadership effectiveness on the job.


  • Continual Learning

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Integrity/Honesty

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Leveraging Diversity

  • Partnering

  • Resilience


  • 5 days


  • Online

How You Will Benefit


This course will engage you to:

  • Examine your brand and reputation for leading and the unwritten rules and strategies for overcoming barriers to discover your own leadership capabilities.

  • Use research and past experiences to discuss the challenges women face at work with identity, life harmony, and priorities.

  • Analyze and evaluate self-awareness.

  • Learn from women leaders who have insight into what it takes to be a successful federal leader.

  • Apply knowledge to strengthen emotional intelligence, interpersonal skills, and influencing skills.

  • Develop individual plans to support growth in selected competencies.


Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, team leaders and others with leadership responsibilities who are interested in understanding and improving personal leadership skills and effectiveness. Individuals with a leadership function will also benefit from this course.

Additional Information

This course includes the Encompass 360 assessment which will help you gain self-awareness and identify the perceptions which others have of you. This feedback will help you improve your personal brand and contribute to your effectiveness as a leader.

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