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Developing Women Leaders Online Short Course

R 17,999
Starts 8th March

Course Details

The Developing Women Leaders online short course provides a unique nine-week learning opportunity. The core areas of this course – self awareness, leadership presence, and building relationships for impact – allow aspiring female leaders to become more self-aware, connect more authentically with others as an inspiring presence, and manage relationships successfully across a broad spectrum; from direct reports to peers, managers and other stakeholders. 

What will I learn?

  • An understanding of organisations, power and politics
  • An understanding of the impact of broader gender issues faced by women
  • Increased confidence in leading and influencing others
  • Awareness of personal intention and impact
  • Increased self-awareness, and commitment to continue the process
  • Skills in negotiating, coaching and giving feedback
  • A network of colleagues with whom they have a shared powerful experience
  • Personal mastery emerging from the consolidation and integration of all the course components, using enduring practices such as journaling, mindfulness, networking and conscious reflection
  • Self awareness to address detrimental and self sabotaging patterns of thinking and responding 

Course breakdown

Orientation Module

Module One – Personal mastery

Module Two – Leadership presence

Module Three – Building relationships for impact – part 1

Module Four – Navigating organisational power and politics

Module Five – Building relationships for impact – part 2

Module Six – Workplace realities

Module Seven – Consolidate and celebrate  

Is this right for me?

This course is ideal for women who are interested in self-development, career advancement and personal fulfillment. It gives women an opportunity to really evaluate themselves in a safe environment and to benefit from feedback from their peers.

As a woman, you will benefit from this course if you:

  • Are interested in self-development, career advancement and personal fulfillment
  • Want an opportunity to evaluate yourself and benefit from feedback from your peers
  • Want to increase your ability to confidently lead and influence others
  • Want to build skills such as networking, communication and collaboration
  • Are interested in an online programme that offers both the convenience of remote learning as well as the support and impact of small group ‘live’ learning with peers and facilitators

Course details

Developing Women Leaders Online Short Course

Registrations Close:

7 March 2021

Start Date:

8 March 2021


9 weeks


R 17,999


6 - 8 hours

Payment options

The following payment options are available:

We offer a two-part payment plan. Pay 50% deposit to secure your spot and the balance within 30 days from the course start date.

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Course faculty

Sue Von Hirschfeld (MA)

Sue has solid experience in creating learning and change in diverse cultures and organisations. Her sound business and organisational knowledge are based on over 30 years of hands-on experience in creating businesses, and managing people and projects. Sue regularly facilitates and lectures in People Management and Development topics for UCT GSB.

Jenny Boxall (MBA)

Jenny has designed and facilitated programmes, on behalf of the UCT GSB, for various organisations in South Africa and neighbouring countries. She is a course convenor for The New Manager and Programme for Management Development – both are UCT GSB flagship Executive Education short courses.

Dr Makgati Mokwena (D. Litt.et Phil)

Makgati is a registered Arts Therapist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, has taught psychology at two universities, has worked as a therapist and coach, and has designed and facilitated various programmes. She received her master’s degree in Dance Movement Therapy at Antioch Graduate School in New Hampshire (Fulbright Scholarship), and a Doctoral Degree in Psychology at Rand Afrikaans University.