Developing Global Leaders and Economies

Women Leadership Program


Program Duration: 3 Days
AED 16,000 (inclusive of 5% VAT) per participant
Location: TBD.

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Three-Day Woman Leadership Program is approved by Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) Dubai – Permit No. 627780

In today’s dynamic business environment and global competition, leadership skills are continually changing and women contribute significantly to this evolutionary process. Successful women leaders find creative ways to lead and build high performance teams and organizations.
This program is about finding new and creative ways of motivating, persuading, leading and transforming teams. It paves a way for women to develop and fully utilize reasoning, negotiating and risk-assessing skills. It has been designed for females to enhance and build their leadership skills.

Key Benefits and Expected Outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand key ingredients of how to become a credible, transformational and global leader; and explore individual leadership styles.
  • Enhance leadership skills: motivating employees, communicating a vision, persuasion techniques and managing change.
  • Position oneself within the succession planning framework in order to contribute towards a sustainable leadership pipeline.
  • Identify an optimal work/life balance and give women leaders the tools needed to craft this balance for themselves, thereby allowing for professional and personal success.
  • Interact with industry leaders, CEOs and senior executives as well as faculty from around the world.
  • Overview of Transformational Leadership
  • Self Awareness: Personality Traits
  • Self Assessment of Leadership Style using MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator)
  • Influencing, Persuading & Networking Techniques
  • Harvard Business School/INSEAD simulations and business game on leadership, change management, networking and team building
  • Developing an action plan for personal development as a high-impact, transformational leader
  • Interactive Classroom Sessions
  • Real-life case studies from Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Business Game / Simulation Harvard Business School (USA)
  • Group exercises and activities
  • Women Executives, Entrepreneurs, Managers and Heads of Department with a minimum of 5 years of experience.
  • Women currently in a leadership role or aspiring to become a transformational leader.
  • Women who want to lead teams and organizations successfully.

Dr. Elizabeth A. Mannix

Associate Dean for Executive MBA Programs
Professor, Cornell University, USA
Ph.D University of Chicago, USA

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Dr. Taghreed Al-Saraj
Visiting Faculty, GBS
Ph.D., University of London, UK
Best Selling Author of ‘The Anxious Language Learner: A Saudi Woman’s Story’

GBS reserves the right to change the program, faculty and date at any time.


“A truly beneficial program for aspiring women and leaders alike, it provides insight on various areas of leadership in the issues women face around them. Also teaches you how to be in your own skin and lead as a woman than lead like a man, it tells you to embrace the women in you and lead on”

– Clarise Morris
HR Manager, Leviton Middle East FZE

“Enlightening and helps in seeing your strengths that are critical in building your way to success”

– Maitha Al Marri
Project Engineer, Bee’ah Sharjah Environment Co. LLC

“One of the first programs that were for women only, my expectations were beyond met, there were some great women in this course and the professor that taught were outstanding, learned a lot and met a lot of great people in different networks”

– Jessica Finnegan
Senior Program Manager – Aviation, Global Aerospace Logistics

“This program has contributed in my development in learning to understand my strengths, myself better and understand how I could use those strengths work on my weaknesses to become a better leader as a woman”

– Wedad Al Hassan
Senior Program Associate, Hedayah, International Center for Countering Viloent Extremism