Women in SETT Leadership Workshop Series

April 11, 2019
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Built upon the experiences of Canadian women and proven across the country, the WinSETT Centre's Leadership Program is the only Canadian program focused exclusively on women in SETT.

Throughly develop your leadership potential with six full-day workshops (9:00am - 4:00pm) over three months in two day pairings on the following topics:

1. Becoming Leaders And Effective Communication (February 6 & 7, 2019)

2. Emotional Intelligence And Negotiating for Success (March 6 & 7, 2019)

3. Navigating the Politics of the Workplace And Networking, Mentors and Sponsors (April 10 & 11, 2019)

Becoming Leaders Wednesday February 6, 2019

What are the core competencies of leadership? What strengths and challenges do women in SETT face as they become leaders? At the end of the workshop, participants can:

· Assess individual leadership competencies

· Describe strengths women bring and challenges they face as SETT Leaders

· Implement mechanisms to leverage those strengths and address those challenges

· Create their leadership action plan

· Compose their leadership values & behaviour

· Make career and leadership choices with enhanced confidence

Effective Communication Thursday, February 7, 2019

This workshop will enable participants to discover and tailor their own communication style and strengths to more effectively convey their ideas and solutions, exchange information and gain recognition. At the end of the workshop, participants can:

· Classify four different styles of communication

· Assess personal communication style, strengths and challenges

· Differentiate communication styles in others

· Adapt personal style to communicate effectively with other styles

· Demonstrate strategic self-promotion and constructive feedback

2. Emotional Intelligence Wednesday March 6, 2019(NEW WORKSHOP)

The workshop will review, assess and develop participant competencies in the five areas of Emotional Intelligence: Self-awareness, Self-regulation, Motivation, Empathy and Social Skills. Specifically, participants will put emotional intelligence into practice in the following areas:

· Managing Conflict

· Practicing Assertiveness

· Balancing Control & Trust

· Building self-confidence

· Being an inspiring leader

Negotiating for Success Thursday March 7, 2019

Participants will gain awareness of the many workplace situations in which negotiation takes place and learn about the underlying factors that can affect their personal effectiveness and outcomes of those negotiations. They will then practice methods to advance their own skills to negotiate for opportunities, resources to enhance productivity, recognition, financial benefits, promotions, and access to networks. Specifically:

· Assess personal negotiation style, strengths and challenges

· Classify negotiation opportunities

· Distinguish five negotiation styles

· Deploy the ‘win-win’ (collaborative) negotiation style, including identifying, planning, conducting, documenting and learning from a negotiation

3. Navigating the Politics of the Workplace Wednesay April 10, 2019

This module will help participants recognize the informal organization of the workplace, understand the networks of influence, and develop strategies to neutralize negative behaviours (yours and others’), and positively promote your ideas and career.

· Compare the positive and negative roles workplace politics can play in a career

· Assess personal competencies in navigating workplace politics

· Recognize the informal organizational structures and relationships in their workplace

· Classify whether actions are political or personal

· Create a stakeholder priority map

· Build and leverage strategic relationships

· Determine their professional reputation

· Manage negative players

Networking, Mentors and Sponsors Thursday April 11, 2019

This module describes the importance of networks, their context, how to develop and strengthen your networking skills, elegant positioning for advancement, and how to leverage your network

in support of your career goals. The workshop will also describe the different kinds of mentors, coaches and sponsors and how to mutually benefit from those relationships. Specifically,

· Illustrate commonalities and differences between sponsors in mentors including the importance of each to leadership

· Assess individual networking, mentoring and sponsorship competencies

· Appraise personal ability to recruit suitable mentors and sponsors

· Implement effective mentor and sponsor relationships

· Measure professional presence

· Demonstrate effective personal networking skills in common situations

Date and Time: Workshop 1: 8:00am Febuary 6 - 4:00 pm Febuary 7, 2019
Workshop 2: 8:00am March 6 - 4:00 pm March 7, 2019
Workshop 3: 8:00am April 10 - 4:00 pm April 11, 2019
Cost: $550-$1,075
Location: TBD
Register: Here