Women in Management and Leadership

A dynamic and interactive two-day In-house programmefor women leaders in business, government and non-profit organisations

In-house Training Services and Consultancy

Women bring a creative spark, intelligence, personality, professional ability and motivation to senior roles, but there are still constraints on career progression, both organisational and personal.

This In-house programme will cover areas of key relevance to women leaders and those who aspire to leadership positions (as well as the men who work with them). As women make their way toward top positions and centre-stage roles in both public and private sector organisations, companies are under increasing pressure to bolster their boards with independent “heavyweights” and these are increasingly women.

Find out more

Your next step is to call us now on +44 (0)20 7729 6677 or email us at info@falconbury.co.uk or use our contact form and find out how we can help. There are no commitments, and if we cannot help our advice and recommendations are free of charge.

Sample programme

  • The seven things women do that keep them from getting ahead
  • The universal laws of leadership
  • The best ways to create your own successful support system and increase the effectiveness of your networks
  • The keys to creating high-performance work teams
  • The top 10 reasons why managers fail and how to avoid them
  • How to avoid getting trapped in the ‘Superwoman Syndrome’
  • How to balance work and life and make the most of your time away from the office
  • The keys to communicating with brevity and impact
  • Communicating with alpha males
  • Developing a new business agenda to support women
  • The DNA of women leaders
  • Have we knocked through the ‘glass ceiling’ yet?
  • Women as mentors and coaches
  • Gender and communication in the workplace
  • The power of networking
  • Striking a work/life balance – avoiding the ‘Super Woman syndrome’
  • Presence and personal image – getting it right
  • The nature of management & leadership – where are the differences
  • What women bring to both roles
  • Situational leadership

Recommended trainer – Susan Croft

Susan is an international public speaker, corporate trainer and PR practitioner. She is a partner of ASC Training & Consulting where she is responsible for sales, communications, marketing and management training, as well as public relations consulting for a number of international organisations. Susan is also a co-founder and Executive Director of Skill-Pill Mobile Learning, a start-up company based in London and offering mobile learning and information solutions to business. She is responsible for product development and international marketing for the company.

She is a trained journalist and worked on a London newspaper in the early part of her career. She also specialises in media and public speaking training for executives, educators and other professionals. Previously, she was a senior consultant with the international PR firm, Hill & Knowlton, where she worked for 14 years. Prior to this she ran her own Los Angeles-based PR firm that was acquired in 1986 by a leading international agency.

Susan has also played a full and active role in public life and has focused specifically on women’s issues in the workplace. She is a member of the steering group for the European Commission’s Women in Industrial Research – a special project looking into ways to encourage more women into industrial research across the European Union. She is also former chairman of the London Fair Play Consortium, a joint venture between the UK Government’s department for Employment and the Equal Opportunity Commission, whose remit is to identify and help remove the barriers to women playing a full role in the UK economy. She is also a former chairman of the CAM Foundation, the UK’s leading awards body for qualifications in marketing, advertising and public relations.