Confidence to Succeed - Assertiveness for Women

This course provides a space for women to consider assertiveness and the impact of gender stereotypes, to learn how to project confidence and develop resilience to help accomplish more in their career.
Full day


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 are not feeling it. It will cover different types of leadership styles, with practical tools for decisive and bold action in challenging 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 flourish by becoming more assertive.

What you'll learn

  • An understanding of gender stereotypes and how this may impact your behaviour inthe workplace
  • How you help or hinder your performance, and what you can do about it
  • Making requests assertively and learning how to say no.
  • Practical models for assertive delivery of feedback, goal setting
  • Strategies to develop your resilience and project confidence
  • Staying positive in challenging situations
  • Language of influence and active listening
  • Ways to develop a powerful network

Who is it for?

This course is for all female professionals, managers or directors who want to become more resilient, assertive and gain the confidence to succeed in their career.

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.


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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