Women in Global Business Leadership
This course traces the trajectory of women entering and occupying prominent roles in the global labor force over the last 50 years and its ongoing challenges. The advancement of women from employees to employers and leaders has extensive impact for the social and economic foundations of a country. In addition to affecting macroeconomic factors such as labor force participation and unemployment rates, women employees also affect the microeconomic concerns of businesses such as talent acquisition, unequal wages, and diversity. This course is designed to assist students in developing an educated viewpoint on the dynamic challenges facing women as they enter and rise to leadership positions in organizations. Students will walk away with real-world examples of how women have reached the top ranks in business and how to apply those skills to their own careers. In addition to an enlightened outlook and a practical skill set, students will be able to articulate potential issues and outline prospective strategies that can remedy the specific challenges faced by this untapped talent pool.
You'll Walk Away with
- An educated viewpoint on the dynamic challenges facing women as they enter and rise to leadership positions in organizations
- Practical skills to tackle the traditional hurdles facing women in large organizations
- Organizational strategies that can remedy the specific challenges faced by women
- Women entering the workforce so that they can understand what challenges they may face and how to actively manage their careers for maximum impact
- Employees at development organizations that promote an environment conducive to women becoming business leaders