Despite efforts to promote gender diversity in organizations, women are still underrepresented at the various levels of management. Yet, it has been proven that gender diversity brings numerous benefits to organizations. There is an urgent need for individuals, organizations, and society at large to address the challenges and barriers that are holding women back.


This programme is geared towards helping you achieve effectiveness – getting meaningful things done and efficiently doing things right. We will sharpen the skills needed to develop relationships critical to success and advancement in your profession.

In this highly interactive and experiential programme, you will gain a deep understanding of your leadership approach, negotiating style, beliefs and assumptions about power, and your network structure. We will build on your increased self-awareness to assist you in becoming a more effective and balanced leader.

This programme will equip you with new ideas, re-energize your vision and provide you with a network of new contacts from a multitude of organizations in the region.

Programme Objective

The Women in Leadership Programme is designed to address the needs of women in leadership to enable them to succeed as individuals, team leaders, and organizational visionaries.

Target Participants

This programme is ideal for mid-level and senior women managers in the corporate, public sector, non-profit and entrepreneurial ventures.

It is also for the high potential high-performance women from focused organizations with a gender agenda and talent strategy.

A diverse mix of participants will be selected based on professional achievements and organisational responsibilities.

Key Focus Areas

  • Authentic self-knowledge
  • Effective communication
  • Gender intelligence
  • Gender and negotiation
  • Habits of excellence
  • Transcending through your career: Power and politics
  • Personal branding

Programme Delivery

The programme will be facilitated by a group of faculty members with both academic and industry experience.

Through relevant case studies, interactive classroom exercises, small group discussions, video clips and exposure to latest research participants will acquire skills that can immediately be applied to enhance individual and organizational performance.

Each day of the programme will end in a reflection session where participants can exchange thoughts and ideas.Each day of the programme will end in a reflection session where participants can exchange thoughts and ideas.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a deeper knowledge of yourself that is your strengths, your leadership preferences as well as leadership preferences of others in your team using a proven tool of self-discovery
  • Learn effective communication and persuasion strategies
  • Understand gender triggers in negotiation, identify your own negotiation style and learn strategies for successful negotiation
  • Learn how to positively navigate organizational politics and get practical tips on how to form alliances necessary for performance and career advancement
  • Define and develop your unique personal brand

Programme Benefits

  • Proven self-awareness assessment and analysis
  • Post-programme support – one on one / group coaching
  • Fireside chat with successful leaders who will be sharing their leadership journeys
  • The opportunity to join Strathmore University Business School Women’s Alumni Network

Why Strathmore Global Institute – Tanzania?

Our overarching aim is to provide a transformational experience which includes the way of learning, the comprehensive curriculum, the excellent faculty team, the experiences of remarkable leaders, and the lifelong business and social connections.

Some of our key value propositions include:

  • Participant-centred learning
  • Flexible learning experience
  • Build successful networks
  • Expert faculty with sector experience
  • World-class facilities

We welcome applications from established or emerging executives who have been recommended by their respective organisations for leadership development.


The programme will be taught by a pool of faculty uniquely suited to address contemporary issues in leadership.

They have vast experience in solving the leadership dilemma, growing the talent gene, and providing real competitive advantage through people.

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“It is practical…real and has made me look inward and question the way I have been trying to achieve my goals and question my goals as well. I have never attended a programme that is so rewarding at a very personal level.”

Carol Mulwa

Developing Great African Leaders

Key Details

Date: 19 – 21 June 2024

Cost: USD 750

Mode of Delivery: In-person


For more information on the programme and the application process, please reach out to:

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