Confidence to Succeed - Assertiveness for Women

This confidence and assertiveness training course provides a space for you to consider assertiveness and how it is affected by gender stereotypes. You’ll learn how to project confidence and develop resilience that will help you accomplish more in your career.
Full day

Overview: Assertiveness Training for Women in Business

Someone who is assertive behaves confidently and is not frightened to say what they want or believe. This course will give a unique opportunity to think about managing your inner dialogue and learn how to project confidence - even when you’re not feeling it.

It will cover different types of leadership styles, with practical tools for decisive and bold action in challenging workplace situations. You will gain an understanding of the latest research on gender stereotypes around assertiveness and you will leave the day with practical methods to help you become more assertive and flourish in your career.

What you'll learn

  • How gender stereotypes may impact your behaviour at work
  • Clarity on my purpose in work and understanding my personal brand
  • How to master imposter syndrome and understand and manage my reactions in work
  • Strategies to maintain my resilience
  • How to develop a clear identity in the workplace
  • How to use my voice to be heard and ask the right questions
  • How to confidently feedback
  • How to focus on the right things and confidently say no
  • Ways to develop a powerful network

Who is it for?

Covering both confidence and assertiveness, this training course is for all female professionals, managers or directors who want to become more resilient and assertive and gain the confidence to succeed in their chosen careers.

Your facilitator

Emma Walker-Cotton
Emma Walker-Cotton

Emma is an award winning trainer specialising in leadership development. She has over 20 years' experience of training design and delivery in both the public and private sector, including working as a director for a large housing association and for Amnesty International.

Emma is passionate about individuals having the opportunity to fulfil their potential and creates a positive, fun and stimulating learning environment. She always ensures that participants leave the day with practical skills they can use in their organisation. Emma has an MSc in Organisational Psychology and is qualified in running Psychometrics through the British Psychological Society.


I attended the Confidence to Succeed - Assertiveness for Women course and found it really insightful, informative with lots of tips to help set you up to succeed. I enjoyed the open conversations with the delegates and trainer.
Insightful and Informative
This was an incredibly well run course - the focus and flow was excellent, and there was such a open and supportive energy. I came away feeling positive and optimistic about how I will bring various aspects of the course into not only into my work - but also outside of work.
Incredibly well run
Really good, I will take a lot from this and implement in the work place. Interesting, builds up your confidence and really makes you think about your approach at work and what needs to be changed.
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04/12/24 9:30 - 16:00
£599.00 (ex VAT)