This training will help participants to understanding the current position and situation of women and youth in society in light of leadership, assess the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership


Course Code
GL

Course duration
1 Week

When is the Course

18th to 22nd September 2017


Course Objectives

The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for appreciating the natural role and position of both men and women in society, understanding the current position and situation of women and youth in society in light of leadership, assess the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership, and equip participants with skills and tools necessary for creating an enabling environment for supporting women to join and succeed in leadership. 


Course Content

Introduction to women rights, leadership and the concept of feminism

Where are the women leaders – selected case studies

Do family responsibilities hold women back – sharing of experiences

Is discrimination still a problem – selected case studies

Do people resist women’s leadership – Selected case studies

Do women lead differently from men – selected case studies

Do organizations and formal institutions compromise women’s leadership – examples from political parties and faith organisations

How do some women find their way to leadership•How good are women leaders and what does their future hold

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

To consider and assess the trends, experiences and achievements of men and women leaders and shaping a discussion for the role of women in society and what the future looks like for women leaders.

Participants will seek answers to key questions related to gender and leadership: validate the assertions that:

“Women have now gained more access to powerful leadership positions?”

“Men continue to have far more access to leadership positions than women do?”

To address these questions, participants will review research from a variety of reports from media, government, inter-governmental bodies and independent organisations.

 

Target Group
The course is designed for but not limited to women leaders, men and women seeking to support and increase women participation in leadership, gender and governance or women rights related programme managers and activists; local government staff and leaders, all practitioners working in civil society organizations, governmental agencies involved with governance and leadership

Fee for the Course
Tuition Fee $350
Full board in a single room(meals & Accomodation) $471 per week
Full board in a shared room(meals & Accomodation) US$339 per week
Hostel Quard plus Meal per week US$87 per week
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