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Managing and Leading People in Organisations – Mansfield

Women in leadership course

This free 3-day course run by the Nottingham Business School is focused on women in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who want to progress into senior or leadership roles.

The course is held as part of the Priority Skills for D2N2 SMEs project, which is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

PLEASE NOTE: completing the form doesn't guarantee a place on the course as you will need to be checked for eligibility.

Once places are filled we will operate a waiting list or refer you to another course date.

This programme is part-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF)

  • From: Wednesday 18 September 2019, 9.30 am
  • To: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 4 pm
  • Registration: 9.30am
  • Location: Vision West Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 5BH
  • Booking deadline: Friday 13 September 2019, 11.59 pm
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Event details

Women play a huge role in business across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, but they are often paid less than their male counterparts. They are also more likely to miss out on career development opportunities due to factors such as part-time working to juggle responsibilities like childcare or caring for relatives.

The purpose of the Managing and Leading People in Organisations course is to develop an understanding of how to manage your own continuous professional development in order to be a more effective leader and to enable the achievement of career goals. You will access a range of learning activities designed to develop personal, professional and leadership capability.

To support businesses in the north of Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas (where eligible), we are holding a course in Mansfield over three non-consecutive days.

The course will take place on:

  • Wednesday 18 September 2019
  • Wednesday 2 October 2019
  • Wednesday 16 October 2019

Before enrolling, take some time to read about the Priority Skills for D2N2 SMEs project, including course content and learning outcomes.


The course will run from 9.30am to 4pm each day and will cover the following topics:

  • Creating a supportive environment to focus on practical issues facing women in SMEs
  • Exploring gender differences in leadership tendencies, and how these impacts how women lead
  • Developing an understanding of effective leadership and management strategies and styles that support employee engagement and performance, individually and in teams
  • Understanding management and leadership issues and trends in organisations
  • Developing effective learning strategies in order to achieve your career objectives
  • Developing the ability to use reflective practice to improve your performance and continuous development
  • Understanding how to identify ongoing development needs for continuous career management

Booking information

Request a place by completing the booking form.

Location details


NG18 5BH


You can find details about parking availability on Vision West Nottinghamshire College's website.

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High Level Skills Central Team
0115 878 8899