Women’s Leadership and Management Course (October 4-27, 2022)

Kanoppi project dissemination, Sumbawa Besar, West Nusa Tenggara. Donny Iqbal/CIFOR-ICRAF

The virtual Women’s Leadership and Management Course comprises eight sessions, each focusing on building an online learning community of women leaders and equipping them with the specific skills required to lean into effective leadership, especially during the current global crisis.

This course is in English

What will you learn?

  • Leadership and managerial effectiveness using 360-degree survey data
  • Improving the ability to have challenging conversations that are productive and effective
  • Self-awareness through identifying personality preferences, exploring the competencies of emotional Intelligence
  • Women leaders in a time of crisis: What success looks like
  • Managing the crisis rather than managing the response
  • The importance of mindset when leading in crisis 
  • Investment Leadership styles and the behaviors that equip leaders to navigate crises successfully
  • Leading remote teams effectively: Leading others in a virtual world

What resources do you need to do it?

Reliable internet access.

More about this training

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, effective leadership has never been more critical. From navigating economic uncertainty to food insecurity to assuring the health and well-being of those you lead, strengthening crisis leadership skills is imperative to success. The virtual Women Leadership and Management Course offers just-in-time interactive virtual sessions aimed at capacitating women leaders worldwide. This customized course builds the leadership skills of women leaders, addressing the unique challenges women face at different times, including the current unique demands of leading amid a global crisis, and not only survive but thrive.



Women currently in mid-senior leadership roles, female scientists, managers with supervisory and higher-level responsibilities working for national, regional, and international organizations. Staff members from the CGIAR and other international agricultural research and development organizations are encouraged to apply

Who can I contact for more information?

For more information, please get in touch by sending an email to awardtraining[at]cgiar.org

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