executive development

Female executive programme

A blended and personalised programme to build leadership capabilities that drive organisational performance and adaptability

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Limited time away from the office

Empirically informed about the landscape female executives face

Personalised for deep impact


programme content



We specialise in capability building to drive peak performance in a disruptive context. We acknowledge the unique challenges and opportunities female leaders may face. Our programme content provides the leadership capabilities necessary for business transformation and organisational performance.

All programmes are fully customised to deliver against your organisation's specific business needs. We provide selected programme content below.

Contact us to learn more about relevant programme content for your organisation.


Learning agility in leadership


Learning agility is the most in-demand business skill of the 21st century. It is the ability to rapidly and continuously learn, unlearn and relearn information, practices, processes, and models; and the subsequent ability to apply this learning in new and changing contexts to achieve the desired outcomes.

There is a direct relationship between learning agility and success in leadership. We assess leaders' learning agility and provide personalised capability building.


Resilience in complex environments


Complex environments demand high levels of individual resilience and bandwidth. Leaders face a high volume and velocity of work, for which multiple, changing variables and scenarios must be considered. It is tougher to motivate teams within uncertain, complex environments, and there is more pressure today to deliver results with lean budgets.

We link leaders' psychometric assessment results to carefully-articulated strategies that enable them to develop and leverage higher resilience and bandwidth.

Strategic Communication and Leadership


How can you leverage your verbal and non-verbal communication style to impact and influence stakeholders across the organisation? We provide insight into building rapport and relationships with different personalities. We focus on how to achieve strategic leadership goals by creating buy-in and managing multiple stakeholders.

We provide leaders with the opportunity to practise tactics and strategies they might feel uncomfortable using in real-world situations. We challenge leaders to master how they use their non-verbal and verbal communication.

Leading Difference


In a post me-too world influenced by social media, there is increasing scrutiny and openness to acknowledge and celebrate differences. In this climate, leaders have come under increasing pressure to focus on risk management and the blanket achievement of neutral and equal treatment.

We shift the dialogue towards how to leverage diversity, inclusion, and equality of opportunity in service of exemplary employee experience and business growth. We provide leaders with the language and capabilities they need to create psychological safety, and to bring valuable differences to the surface where they can act as catalysts for stronger team performance and innovation.

Managing People in Business Transformation


The success of business transformation depends in large part on a) engaging employees to work towards a new shared vision of the organisation's future, and b) motivating them to keep going through the peaks and troughs of the change process.

We provide leaders with the behavioural insight and communication strategies to mobilise employees in support of business transformation. Skills training includes how to craft inspiring narratives, how to leverage allies, and how to anticipate and manage resistance to change. We deepen leadership capabilities to transform mindsets across the organisation.

Negotiation and Conflict Management


Effective managers and leaders are familiar with the strategy and psychology of conflict and can negotiate effectively with internal/external stakeholders at all levels.

We provide advanced tools to analyse negotiations and potential conflicts, and provide the skills to effectively guide them towards the desired outcomes. We provide leaders with immersive experiences to practise tactics they may feel uncomfortable trying in an actual conflict. In this module, we expand and deepen leaders' capabilities in negotiation and conflict management.

Power and Politics


Power dramatically impacts how we think, feel, and behave - in ways we notice and ways we may not be unaware of. We uncover the psychological and interpersonal dynamics of power, and provide leaders with individualised insight into how power can affects their leadership and effectiveness across the business.

Through understanding the psychology of power, leaders learn practical and useful political skills that help them navigate and manage power dynamics in the organisation.

Self-Disruptive Leadership Within Global Corporates


What does it take to help organisations stay ahead of disruptive threats? What helps organisations avoid going into decline? How can global corporates sustain core businesses while simultaneously adapting to new threats and opportunities?

We examine the attributes, practices, and strategies shared by leaders who successfully help their organisations stay ahead of disruptive threats and avoid problems that can lead organisations into decline.




how it works




  • An 8-month programme that convenes up to 30 female executives from the organisation
  • Four in-person immersive training sessions, 3 days each
  • Ongoing monthly coaching sessions and executive development clinics
  • Ongoing business application through between-session activities and digital learning

Female Executive Programme challenge project: A capstone project that challenges executives to deliver a transformational project individually or in small groups

Executive profile: Leading, or being developed to lead, a business unit or functional area

Executive time commitment: Approx. 4-5 hours per month outside of in-person trainings




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Business application

Conduct pre-programme audit, including stakeholder interviews

All content within the female executive programme is customised for the organisation's specific business needs

Executives deliver challenge project by end of training

Executives join female alumni network to continue to leverage peer insight and collaboration. Executives also join the wider alumni network

Leadership capabilities

Executives take psychometric and 360-degree assessments

All training within the female executive programme is personalised for maximum impact per executive

Executives participate in four in-person immersive trainings, plus ongoing individualised coaching and digital experience

Executives implement a personalised, outcome-focused plan to deliver against their career and legacy-building goals

Embed results

Allocate executives into small groups within cohort (based on pre-programme audit and psychometrics)

Small groups within the cohort, training methods, and the digital experience are customised to maximise sustained impact after the female executive programme

Executives use monthly executive development clinics, and engage in peer-to-peer expertise sharing during immersive training

All female executive programmes are specifically designed to embed capabilities that drive business transformation and organisational performance

Analyse


We conduct a pre-programme audit, including stakeholder interviews, and psychometric and 360-degree assessments


Develop


All content is customised for the organisation's specific business needs. All training is personalised for maximum impact per executive


Deliver


Executives participate in four in-person immersive trainings, and ongoing blended, individualised coaching and training. Executives deliver a challenge project and engage in peer-to-peer expertise sharing and collaboration


Embed


Executives join an alumni network to continue to leverage peer insight and collaboration. Executives implement a personalised, outcome-focused plan to deliver against their career and legacy-building goals






If you'd like to have a conversation about how we can help you, please contact us.

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