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Woman in the Workplace (London)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

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Typology Course
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 10 Days
  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    10 Days

Suitable for: This course is designed for: Senior Executives. Senior Policymakers. Government Officials. Diversity Officers. Diversity Managers. Diversity Consultants. Diversity Researchers. Women Managers. Women Entrepreneurs. Women Liberators: Etc

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Legal Human Resource Support

John Dogo
3.5 30/05/2016
What I would highlight: Obliged very much, Sir, I had a lovely time and I must say, I am taking this back home and letting them know that HRODC Postgraduate training institute is of great reputation and that the training is second to none. Obliged very much, Professor Crawford.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Anti-dumping and Anti-subsidy: Claims, Measures and Stance

Bader Riyad Al-Onaizi
4.5 07/05/2016
What I would highlight: I look forward to learning even more with HRODC. Thank you for this great explanation on Anti-Dumping and Anti-Subsidies.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Anti-dumping and Anti-subsidy: Claims, Measures and Stance

Khalid Al-Ghamdi
5.0 05/05/2016
What I would highlight: I want to thank Professor Doctor Crawford for the full explanation about Anti-Dumping and Anti-Subsidy. I just know that I will benefit from it. That is why I recommend this course to my colleagues and, even, to my Top Manager.
What could be improved: Nothing negative.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Advanced Oil and Gas Accounting: International Petroleum Accounting - Bridging Course

Abdulkareem Taher Taha
4.5 01/04/2016
What I would highlight: For my side, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you Professor Crawford and also obliged Ms. Maria because she was very helpful to me. I'd like to say to everybody and to my co-workers that honestly this training would be very helpful and makes your business life easy. Oblige.
What could be improved: Nothing negative.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Corporate Governance: Principles and Practice, Inc. Financial Risk Management

Umar Faruk
3.5 01/02/2016
What I would highlight: Like I said, the course has been very advantageous: the accumulation, the presentation, the demodulate and the films and I promise you, with my partnership with some of my workfellow, I will make sure that my co-workers also get benefits from which I was benefited. Obliged instructor. Thank you so much.
What could be improved: Nothing.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)
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What you'll learn on the course

Network Training
Recruitment and Selection
Assertiveness Training
Effective Communication

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and issues:

Gender Disparity in Organisations
  • Factors Affecting Women in the Workplace
  • Occupational Segregation and Gender Discrimination
  • Horizontal Segregation vs. Vertical Segregation
  • Barriers to Top Level Position
  • Benefits of Women’s Board Membership
  • Rationale for Employment Segregation
  • Personal Preference
  • The Discriminatory Structure of the Labor Market
  • The Human Capital Explanation
  • Should occupational segregation by sex be completely eliminated?
  • Stereotypes: How Are They Imposed?
  • Stereotypes: How Are They Reinforced?
  • Pygmalion, Galatea and Golem Effects
  • Unequal Job Opportunities
  • Gender Pay Gap
  • Employment Discrimination Law
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Sexual Discrimination Act
  • Sexual Harassment Law
  • Gender Equality Duty
Why Are We Different: Using Gender Differences Positively
  • Goldberg’s Patriarchy and Male Dominance
  • Masculinities, Femininities and Work
  • Division of Labour and Sex Typing
  • Communication Styles
  • Blue Collar Women in Traditionally Male Jobs
Overcoming Negative Perceptions about Women
  • Feminism Approaches
  • Liberal Feminism
  • Radical Feminism
  • Marxist Feminism and Social Feminism
  • Poststructuralists and Postmodern Feminism
  • The Hidden Elements of Women’s Social Identities
  • Women as Other in the Organisational Context
  • Organisations Are Genderless
  • Organisations Are Bodyless
  • Organisations Are Sexless
  • How Women Cope With Otherness
  • Blending In To Meet Others’ Expectation
  • Internalising Self-Discipline and Control
  • Outcomes of Self-Discipline
  • Fear of Success: Horner’s Model
  • Mcclelland’s Model of Achievement Motivation
  • Stress Management
  • Sources of Stress
  • Sources of Women Executive Stress
  • Coping With Stress
Halting the Perpetuation of the ‘Queen Bee Syndrome’: Women Acknowledging the Plight of Their Less Successful Female Counterparts
  • Determining who is a Queen Bee?
  • Queen Bee Syndrome Defined
  • Effects of the Queen Bee Syndrome
Women and Leadership Styles: Creating Compatibility between Decisiveness and Effective Communication Flow
  • Leadership Styles
  • Leadership Style of Women
  • Interactive Leadership
  • Encourage Participation
  • Share Power and Information
  • Enhance the Self-Worth of Others
  • Energize Others
  • Traditional Leadership Style (Masculine) vs. Modern Leadership Style (Feminine)
Smashing the Glass Ceiling: Breaking Through Advancement Barriers
  • Defining Glass Ceiling
  • Characteristics Manifesting Glass Ceiling’s Existence
  • Levels and Types of Glass Ceiling Barriers
  • Societal Barriers
  • Internal Business Barriers
  • Governmental Barriers
  • Other Barriers
  • The Pipeline Theory
  • The Glass Ceiling and Disclosure of Sexual Orientation
  • The Glass Ceiling in Developing Countries
  • Related Terms:
  • Brass Ceiling
  • Stained-Glass Ceiling
  • Bamboo Ceiling
  • Concrete Ceiling
  • Expatriate Glass Ceiling
  • Glass Closet
  • Glass Elevator (or Glass Escalator)
  • Glass Cliff
  • Celluloid Ceiling
  • Glass Labyrinth
  • Sticky Floor
  • Sticky Ladder
  • Glass Wall
  • Silicon Ceiling
Creating and Maintaining Women Network: Strategic and Operational Perspectives
  • Networks and Mentors
Women and Career Prognosis: Getting Ahead of the Game
  • Career Opportunities
  • Recruitment
  • Selection
  • Promotion
Miscellaneous Topics
  • Exploiting the Work-Life-Balance Phenomena: An Opportunity for Further Advancement
  • Women and Management: Dealing With Male Subordinates
  • ‘Gender Relation at Work’ and Its Morale Implications
  • Non-Offensive Assertiveness: Making Your Point, Effectively
  • The Boardroom Conspiracy: Beating Men at Their Own Game
  • Women Entrepreneurs
  • Policy and Organisational Practice
  • Women and the Globalised Economy

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