This five-course certificate program examines the issues facing women in leadership positions and offers strategies for handling them. Professor Deborah Streeter balances academic research regarding social norms and expectations with practical strategies for operating effectively within the workplace. She discusses how to outmaneuver the "double bind" dilemma, showing strong leadership qualities without being penalized for it. Professor Streeter discusses how women can best negotiate in the workplace, ways to effectively provide both positive and negative feedback and how they can strengthen their emotional intelligence to stand out as a leader among both men and women.
The series includes the following courses:
Women in Leadership: Navigating The Double Bind
Women in Leadership: Negotiation Skills
Women in Leadership: Using Emotional Intelligence to Drive Results
Women in Leadership: Giving and Receiving Feedback
Women in Leadership: Outsmart the Work-Life Balance
What is the goal of this certificate program?
This program positions women who are in leadership positions to recognize when there is a gender dimension at work and how they can outstrategize gender bias and their own habits to achieve better results.
Who should enroll in this certificate?
This certificate program is ideal for women who are mid- to-senior level managers, regardless of whether they have a formal team to lead. This course is also meant for women who aspire to move into a leadership role and have a minimum of 3-5 years professional experience. It is applicable to a global audience from developed countries.