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Women who LEAD™

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This workshop aims to empower women to engage in purposeful career development, leader authentically and improve our workplaces by leading change with courage and confidence. There is a wealth of evidence that mixed management teams are more productive, profitable and work better.

We will examine the opportunities, challenges, and organisational dynamics experienced by women in work organisations, myths and biases as well as reflect on lessons from Australian companies leading the way
Within Australia, there have been considerable efforts to drive growth rates across all industries in gender equality. There is noticeably more effort in supporting women into leadership; however, current statistics tell us there is a long way to go.
Currently in Australia:
• Women hold 14.1% of chair positions and 26.8% of directorships and represent 17.1% of CEOs and 31.5% of key management personnel

Workplace Gender Equality Agency (2020), WGEA Data Explorer, Workforce composition, August 2020

Through COVID, there has been a heightened experience of remote and flexible work practices – that we believe are here to stay. Through change, there are also opportunities to rise, real leaders, emerge, and we are excited to support women to lead actively into the new world of work. Many have delighted in seeing Jacinta Arden bring her signature style of leadership to the world stage – building trust, showing compassion fuelling hope and creating a sense of stability through uncertain times. A role model of women in leadership – with her signature style.

According to an analysis in 2019 of thousands of 360-degree reviews by Zenker and Folkman, women outscored men on 17 of the 19 capabilities that differentiate excellent leaders from average or poor ones.
Women were rated as excelling in taking the initiative, acting with resilience, practising self-development, driving for results, and displaying high integrity and honesty.

Workshop Objectives:
• Build a strong case for Women in leadership
• Review current research and debunk some myths surrounding why there are fewer women in leadership. Understanding gender bias
• Discover and discuss: Lessons from Australian companies leading the way
• Developing your Leadership Identity
• Limiting Beliefs: Understand how to get out of your own way!
• A Coaching Approach
• Influencing, Persuading and Motivating: navigating politics and gaining influence in organisations.
• Building the skills of negotiating effectively
• Giving Feedback Assertively
• Recognise your success and other people’s + actively sponsor rising women
• Speaking Up and Speaking Out: demonstrating self-confidence through voice and effective non-verbal communication.
This workshop will suit progressive organisations with a commitment to
• achieving diversity aspirations
• actively sponsoring rising women
• retaining talent through life transitions,
• investing in frontline leader capabilities to drive cultural change

WunderTraining have supported 1000’s of women in leadership in their journey, from emerging leaders through to executive level.
Gender Equality is one of our core Sustainable Development Global Goals that we support as a business.

Who is this for:
Emerging through to executive-level leaders- female and males are welcome to attend. It can be run inhouse, and virtually. If you would like to attend a virtual public event, please let us know. We are reviewing our public workshop options and will happily schedule one for you.

Team flow-on benefits:
Research supports gender diversity in leadership teams makes teams more productive, make better decisions and are more productive HBR Retain your talent and build another layer /support system across your organisation.

Expert facilitator:
Jane Wundersitz has supported and mentored 1000’s of leaders in their journey. She has delivered leadership development for over 15 years. She consistently updates the content to ensure the research is current. In working with leaders across industries nationally - she has a network of relevant stories of career successes and challenges experienced by women in leadership. She commenced her own leadership journey in her early 20’s and at 27 was an International Training Manager seconded to the UK. Jane has held successful State Manager and Regional Manager positions.

Assessment Options and Prework:
• Recommended VIA Strengths free or Pro Report
• Optional: Brain Prism Report: Leading neuroscience report includes 1:1 Debrief
(additional cost per participant) with 2 day program

Technology Needed and Set-Up:
Small to conference size Groups
AV for inhouse to be supplied by Client

Workbook provided: preference for zoom delivery however we are experienced in Teams and Web-Ex

Investment :
From $2500 +gst Inhouse Live or Virtual
Virtual Public Event Options: $395+gst 3 x 2 hrs / full day / 2 x half day

Recent statistics in Australia at a glance 2020

• Women hold 14.1% of chair positions and 26.8% of directorships and represent 17.1% of CEOs and 31.5% of key management personnel
Workplace Gender Equality Agency (2020), WGEA Data Explorer, Workforce composition, August 2020

• 34.0% of boards and governing bodies have no female directors
Workplace Gender Equality Agency (2019), Australia’s Gender Equality Scorecard 2018-19, Gender-Equality-Scorecard.pdf

• By contrast, only 0.9% had no male directors
Australian Institute of Company Directors Statistics (2020), as at 17 June 2020,
http://aicd.companydirectors.com.au/advocacy/board-diversity/statistics.

Statistics from the Australian Institute of Company Directors reveal:
• 30.7% of directors in the ASX 200 are women
• Women comprised 30.9% of new appointments to ASX 200 boards

Australian Institute of Company Directors Statistics (2020), as at 17 June 2020


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