Women Leadership

A uniquely designed residential programme offered to the working executives across India.

Session starts from 25 November 2024

Session ends on 29 November 2024


    Women Leadership

    The proposed five-day training program on "Women Leadership" is designed to provide a more in-depth and immersive experience, aiming to empower and enhance the leadership skills of women professionals across various industries. In the ever-changing work landscape, fostering women's leadership is imperative for organizational success and creating a more inclusive workplace. The extended duration allows for a more comprehensive exploration of leadership concepts, providing participants with a deeper understanding and practical application of essential skills.


    Get to know what the programme is all about

    • To empower women leaders with advanced skills and knowledge for effective and strategic leadership.
    • To cultivate a strong network among women professionals for ongoing support and collaboration.
    • To address nuanced challenges faced by women in leadership positions and offer tailored solutions.
    • To inspire and motivate women to not only excel in their current roles but also to actively contribute to organizational growth and transformation.

    The five-day training program will utilize a blend of interactive workshops, case studies, group discussions, experiential learning activities, and extended practical exercises. Participants will engage in simulated scenarios and collaborative projects to reinforce their leadership capabilities. Expert facilitators will provide deep insights, share advanced practices, and guide participants in honing their leadership skills through immersive experiences.


    The program is open to women professionals from various industries and backgrounds who aspire to or currently hold leadership positions. Target participants include mid-level managers, executives, and emerging leaders seeking to develop and strengthen their leadership skills.


    Day 1: Foundations of Women Leadership

    • Leadership theories and styles 
    • Breaking through systemic barriers
    • Building executive presence and gravitas

    Day 2: Strategic Leadership Development

    • Communication strategies and executive presence
    • Decision-making under uncertainty
    • Leading and managing organizational change

    Day 3: Emotional Intelligence and Inclusive Leadership

    • Negotiation and conflict resolution
    • Fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion
    • Leading with emotional intelligence

    Day 4: Building High-Performing Teams

    • Strategies for effective team leadership
    • Talent development and succession planning
    • Leading remote and virtual teams

    Day 5: Navigating Complex Leadership Challenges

    • Stakeholder management and influence
    • Creating a personal brand as a leader
    • Crafting a sustainable leadership legacy

    25th to 29th November, 2024.

    XLRI, Jamshedpur.


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    Before registering get to know a bit about your director


    Prof. Shameem S

    PhD (IIT Madras & DAAD Exchange - Technical University of Munich, Germany)

    Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations

    Dr. Shameem S is currently an Associate Professor at XLRI Jamshedpur, specializing primarily in Human Resource Management (HRM) and Industrial Relations (IR), with a secondary focus on Organizational Behavior (OB). Her academic journey began with a solid foundation in HRM as she started her career as an HR Officer at National Oxygen Limited, where she gained valuable experience in HRM practices. Her educational journey culminated in a Ph.D. in Management, specializing in HRM, from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chennai. During her doctoral studies, she achieved exceptional academic excellence, earning gold medals for her outstanding performance (University first rank holder) in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies, and her thesis received the `Best Thesis` award from the National Academy of Psychology (NAOP), reflecting her dedication and excellence. Transitioning to academia, Dr. Shameem S assumed faculty roles at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) and the Great Lakes Institute of Management in Chennai. These academic experiences further fueled her passion for HRM and OB while broadening her perspectives on these subjects. Her academic pursuits extended globally with a Guest Scientist position at the University of Gottingen in Germany, where she gained valuable international exposure and insights into HRM practices abroad. In addition to her academic achievements, Dr. Shameem S has made substantial contributions to HRM and OB, presenting her research papers at international conferences and publishing her work in esteemed journals and recognized media outlets. Her extensive list of publications in reputed journals underscores her significant impact in the field. Furthermore, Dr. Shameem S is known for her strong analytical skills, using advanced methods to gain deep insights into workplace dynamics, consistently bringing fresh perspectives to the field. In summary, Dr. Shameem S is a distinguished academic with expertise in HRM, IR and OB, boasting an impressive academic record and pioneering contributions in workplace analytics. Her commitment to advancing knowledge and staying at the forefront of workplace research positions her as a promising researcher in her field.


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