Inclusive leadership and diversity are known success factors in organisations. Modern, successful leaders are aware of individual differences in their team and create an environment where team members can be authentic, productive and engaged. This leads to diversity and allows the team to achieve organisational objectives.
Your Trainer Inge Woudstra
Inge has built up an impressive amount of expertise on gender diversity and inclusion over the past 9 years helping organisations recruit, retain and advance women. In her training she brings in her own experience in culture change and project management from working in Siemens, Shell, Ashridge Business School, and Chatham House. Her clients love her material as it is refreshing, inspiring and practical.
Inge is the director of W2O Consulting & Training and the author of ‘Be Gender Smart – The key to Career Success for Women’.
Worked for (amongst others): EDF Energy, Edwards Lifesciences, PDO Oman, Total, Ashurst, Lombard Odier, OECD, and the NHS.
Your Inclusive Leadership
First day – You as an Inclusive Leader:
Successful leaders know how to motivate and support team members in a way that works for them. Yet, before you can begin to understand your team members you need to become aware of yourself.
Who are you as a leader? Become aware of your male qualities (such as action orientation and focus) and female qualities (such as making connections and cooperative working) and discover in which situations each of those qualities is most successful.
Now that you know your own preferred style, you can understand what your team members need. Learn how to flex your style to suit the individual and practice in specific situations. This way you can be an effective, authentic leader, who helps each team member contribute from their strengths.
Learning objectives first day:
• awareness of the importance of an inclusive culture and your own vision on inclusion
• new insights in male/female communication at work
• valuable new techniques to lead inclusive teams effectively, including: motivating, delegating, performance appraisals and personal development discussions in inclusive teams
• new tools to impact engagement, advancement and retention of women at team level
• practice the techniques in role plays
• know how to leverage the power of an inclusive team
Second day – Your inclusive organisation:
As a leader you are not just responsible for your team, but have a wider impact on culture and management of the organisation. In this follow on day you will learn a comprehensive way of contribute to a wider culture of inclusivity.
Learning objectives second day:
• insights in your impact as a leader on the organisational climate
• building blocks towards an inclusive culture
• inclusive recruitment & hiring
• inclusive development and appraisal processes
Max. 6 participants
Duration: 2 days
Optional: working with a professional actor
Course materials are included.
It is also possible to have a tailor-made one-on-one coaching session. You decide on topics and content of this session together with the trainer. The coaching session is set a convenient date and time for both you and the trainer.
Just 1 participant
Duration: at least 3 hours