Challenges in Women Leadership

Course Overview

Course Introduction

It is important for all leaders to have the right qualities, the right training, and a passion to succeed. Women in business who are looking to make it to the top of their organizations may need to go that extra mile to gain top positions. Sheila Hooda, an independent board director, strategic advisor, and a woman business leader who has made it to the top of her profession, shares her experience and expertise.
In this course, Hooda talks about the challenges of being a woman leader, her strategies for success and her hopes for the future. The course includes discussions on qualities a good leader must have to run an organization including the ability to provide a clear vision to one’s staff, the ability to make hard decisions and ability to learn from experience. Hooda talks about the most difficult challenges faced by women who want to reach the top of their careers, the lack of role models at the top, problems in balancing family and career, the need for support from family, the evolving business landscape for women, the importance of self-confidence, important qualities to look for when hiring, and women role models who have become pioneers in the business world.


Who Should Attend

  • Woman Leaders
  • Women Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Executives


Course Methodology

This self-paced e-learning course is based on an exclusive interview with Sheila Hooda, independent board director and strategic advisor.

Learning Objectives

  • The qualities of a good leader and how to lead in a crisis
  • Biggest career challenges for women in leadership today
  • Next generation challenges for women
  • Advice for young women
  • Qualities to look for while hiring a woman leader
  • Case studies

Course Modules

  • Defining Leadership
    • Characteristics Of A Good Leader And Personal Leadership Style
    • Can Leadership Be Taught
  • Challenges And Resolving Problems
    • Biggest Challenges For Women In Leadership
    • Overcoming Career Challenges
    • Leading In Crisis
    • Next Generation Challenges For Women
    • Qualities To Look For While Hiring
  • Harnessing The Power
    • ​Women Who Inspire
    • Case Study
    • Advice For Young Women
  • Category
  • Skills Level
  • Duration
    27 min
  • Competencies
    Women Leadership
    Overcoming Challenges

Course Experts

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Sheila Hooda CEO & President - Alpha Advisory Partners