Certificate in Leadership for Women in Business

MIND1900 - Certificate in Leadership for Women in Business

Learning Path | Continuing Education Units | Estimated 23-Hour Workload

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$499.00

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Description

Nearly half of all working adults are women, and women now make up the majority of students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Despite these indications that they have the skills and education to be leaders in the workforce, women are still underrepresented in many areas, and the persistent wage gap demonstrates that their work is often undervalued. This certificate explores both the social and psychological mechanisms that create challenges that professional women often face. Alongside commentary from women leaders, the material also provides concrete and data-driven recommendations for advancing in your career. The courses in the certificate introduce key concepts and practices that all successful business people should be familiar with, thereby serving as a general introduction to topics like leadership, management, communication, work-life balance, networking, negotiation, and body language.

Continuing Education Units and Credits

PMI PDUs: 23 | IACET CEUs: 2.3 | HRCI Credits: 23 | SHRM PDCs: 23

Upon successful completion, learners can download MindEdge continuing education certificates from the classroom. Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have seven days to request a full refund after purchase. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Curriculum

  • Body Language for Women in Business

    By understanding the impact of body language, leaders can learn how to communicate in a way that builds and sustains positive relationships with employees, clients, and business partners. This course will help women business leaders learn how to read body language cues and use them to exude both strength and warmth. It considers the role and impact of gender stereotypes in nonverbal communication and explains how facial expressions, hand gestures, body movements, and eye contact can be used in various business situations like negotiations. The course also addresses cross-cultural body language and explores the role of body language in virtual communication.

  • Communication for Women in Business

    The course will provide a general overview for effective communication at work. Learners will review tips and strategies for communicating with small and large groups, being heard in meetings, projecting confidence, and more—especially as these concepts apply to women. This course also considers communication in the context of public speaking, and discusses the importance of understanding the audience, preparing for a presentation, using visual aids appropriately, and more. Learners will be able to identify criticisms of, and biases toward, women speakers, and the course introduces strategies for how to counteract them.

  • Current Issues Facing Women in Business

    This general awareness course will assess the representation of women in various domains, including sports, politics, education, STEM fields, pink-collar jobs, and managerial positions. We will also review challenges that many working women face, as well as strategies for addressing those challenges both as an individual and from an organizational perspective. The course concludes with a brief review of milestones in the history of women in the workplace and an assessment of some ways that better representation of women can benefit businesses.

  • Leadership and Management for Women in Business

    Leaders are people who can change the thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors of the people around them. Successful organizations must have leaders who take them in the right direction. While not all leaders are managers or even occupy positions of authority, managers are often leaders for the employees who report to them. While companies with more women in leadership positions tend to see benefits to their bottom line, gender stereotypes and biases can make it difficult for women to become recognized as leaders and to advance into managerial or executive positions at work.This course reviews various qualities of leaders and styles of leadership and management. It also reviews common managerial challenges and introduces techniques, strategies, and best practices to overcome those obstacles.

  • Negotiation for Women in Business

    This course defines negotiation and reviews the importance of advocating for yourself and your interests. Because negotiation tends to be characterized in a stereotypically masculine way, this course considers some of the challenges that women tend to face when negotiating. The course reviews key negotiation concepts such as BATNA and ZOPA as well as common negotiation mistakes and the five stages of the negotiation process. The course-takers will also engage in negotiation scenarios for opportunities to prepare for common situations they may encounter.

  • Networking and Mentorship for Women in Business

    Everyone finds that their life is unbalanced from time to time. If left unaddressed, that lack of balance can cause stress, decreased productivity, and even health problems. Stereotypes and expectations about what matters to women can exacerbate work-life balance challenges. This course explores the importance of prioritizing things that matter to you, both at work and at home, and introduces techniques that can help individuals and organizations make work-life balance possible.

Features

Real-World Case Studies

Real-World Case Studies

Gain knowledge and best practices through relevant scenarios

Ask an Expert

Ask an Expert

Receive answers to your questions directly from an expert in the field

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Easily consumable segments to adapt around your busy life

Awards

Professional Certificate

Professional Certificate in Leadership for Women in Business

Availability:
  • In Stock

$499.00

How To Enroll?
  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon Continuing Education Units
  • feature icon Estimated 23-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon 1-Year Access

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • Working professionals and women in business
  • Human resource professionals

Things To Know About Walden's Partnership With MindEdge

Founded by Harvard and MIT educators in 1998, MindEdge is a leading online training provider that has served more than three 3 million learners. Walden University’s School of Lifelong Learning is partnering with MindEdge to offer courses in high-demand, focused areas to help learners upskill.

Courses offered in partnership with MindEdge are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps.

Courses are designed by subject matter experts in the field and reviewed by Walden’s faculty experts to ensure content meets our educational standards and bridges critical skills gaps. After purchasing a course, learners will access the course content in the Walden learning environment and will be supported by MindEdge’s experts and Walden’s staff. You can always contact lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance.

You will earn a certificate of completion in your classroom after completion of each course’s required criteria. Most courses offer continuing education units (e.g., CEU, PDU, SHRM, HRCI, CFRE, ISC2). Once you have successfully completed and passed your course, you will have access to the continuing education certificate(s) offered.

You will have seven calendar days to request a full refund after your date of purchase. There are no hidden fees, and all books and materials are included with purchase. If you have any questions or would like to request a refund, contact us at please contact lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu.