Leadership Programme: Getting to the C-Suite - Full programme

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Date Wednesday, 10 March 2021
Time 10 Mar 9:00 - 21 Jul 12:30
Venue Zoom - Breakout Groups/ Zoom Group Mentoring, Virtual, Online
Pricing Full Member
£ 3000 Full Member
Corporate Member
£ 3000 Corporate Member
Basic Member
£ 3000 Basic Member
£ 3000 Champion
Global Member
£ 3000 Global Member
Guests Not Allowed
Register by Tuesday, 09 March 2021

Getting to the C-Suite Programme - March 2021 cohort

Booking information: 

To join the March 2021 cohort, please complete this pre-registration questionaire to make sure this programme is suitable for your goals. There is an option to request a consultation call. 

Many participants receive part or full sponsorship from their employer as they integrate their newly acquired insights and practical tools into their current role immediately.

You can reserve your place on the March 2021 programme with a £1000 refundable deposit or full payment above. If you wish to pay a deposit, please use checkout 'discount' code: CSUITEDEPOSIT (Please note, full payment will be required before the first module.)

About this programme

Our Getting to the C-Suite programme is different as it focuses on the skills and language you need to reach the most senior levels. Our powerful peer mentoring element brings the connections, confidence and perspective needed to step into the top roles. Over 70% of our alumnae have gone on to gain promotions and/or NED roles. 

Find out more about how and why our Getting to the C-Suite leadership programme works.


Module dates:

The programme comprises six half-day monthly modules alongside five peer mentoring sessions, to create a supportive cohort and to cement module learnings.

 Module topic

Module date

Peer mentoring session   

Leading Collaboratively

10 March 2021 

17 March 2021

Leading Effectively 

14 April 2021 

21 April 2021

Leading Strategically

19 May 2021 

26 May 2021

Leading Change     

16 June 2021 

23 June 2021

Leading Purposefully 

30 June 2021 

No session (see below)

 C-Suite Challenge   

21 July 2021 

28 July 2021

All modules (apart from C-Suite Challenge) take place from 9am - 12.30pm, with breaks and breakout room discussions throughout the 3.5 hour period. The timing for C-Suite Challenge is 9am to 12pm.

The March 2021 cohort is limited to 20 participants.

Each module will be delivered by ZOOM, and will include Breakout Room discussions. One week after every module (except after Leading Purposefully) there will be a peer mentoring session (also via ZOOM) to create a supportive cohort which shares experiences, offers peer review and cements learnings.

Complete the pre-registration information here. 

And register above to reserve your place today.

Many particiants receive part or full sponsorship from their employer as they integrate their newly acquired insights and practical tools into their current role immediately.  Use 'discount' code CSUITEDEPOSIT to pay a £1000 refundable deposit now. (Full payment will be required before the first module.) 


Programme Content overview:

Participants can expect to gain the following benefits:

  • Skills enhancement drawing on leading research into what is demanded at the C-suite level;

  • A range of practical tools, tips and techniques that can be applied immediately in the workplace;

  • New change-leadership competencies to manage change as a constant, not simply a one-off project; 

  • A clear understanding of what it means to “be strategic";

  • Follow up monthly briefings and learning alerts as part of a global alumni network.

Individual module contents:

Leading Collaboratively - Module 1

  • Know how to build strong teams that work collaboratively and inclusively for best outcomes.

  • Employ powerful techniques to get the most out of meetings.

  • Get an edge through powerful insights and tools for leading in diverse, multicultural organisations.

Leading Effectively - Module 2

  • Distinguish between leading and managing at senior levels and become better at both.

  • Use neuroscience to boost your influence in diverse contexts here and internationally.

  • Communicate effectively at all levels using a smart formula that boosts clarity and impact.

Leading Strategically - Module 3

  • Become crystal clear on what it means to ‘be strategic’ as a senior leader.

  • Learn how strategic thinking, strategic planning and implementation combine for project success.

  • Get a powerful set of practical tools to turbo-charge your strategic skills and implementation.

Leading Change - Module 4

  • Learn how to increase the effectiveness and success of your change projects.

  • Respond effectively to constant change and help your people cope with it.

  • Acquire a comprehensive set of change tools you can deploy in multiple change contexts.

Leading Purposefully - Module 5

  • Lead with purpose and integrity by clarifying your values and aligning your actions.

  • Build resilience through focus on the physical, emotional and values dimensions of your life.

  • Develop a robust action plan for achieving your C-suite goals.

No additional Mentoring Session: this module content is focused on personal challenges and aspirations.

C-Suite Readiness Challenge - Module 6

  • Test your C-suite skills in a real-life business challenge that you’ll tackle as part of a small team.

  • Design your solution to the problem, drawing on all the tools and models you’ve learned.

  • Present your team’s business plan for assessment by an expert panel and get constructive feedback.


Complete the pre-registration information 
And register above to reserve your place today.

Use 'discount' code CSUITEDEPOSIT to pay a £1000 deposit now. (Full payment will be required before the first module. The deposit is refundable) 


Follow-up support

The programme includes a series of E-learning module refresher courses. Participants will have access for 3 months to a series of half-hour e-learning courses which refresh and cement learning from each module. 

The Getting to the C-Suite programme includes ongoing support and membership from Women on Boards UK and the UGM global alumni network. You will also have access to UGM Briefings to keep up to date with leadership best practice. 


Is it for me?

Join our *free* webinar to find out more -  The programme leaders will explain more about the content and approach of Getting to the C-Suite, as well as which type of career ambitions it can support you to achieve, at a one-hour information webinar on 15th February at 12.30. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions. (Recordings will be available if you can not attend live).

Register now for our free Getting to the C-Suite information webinar on Monday 15th February at 12.30

We want to ensure this programme is the right one to help you reach your goals. The programme is for those in senior executive and management roles across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, as well as those leading in a non-executive role

Read the full programme information to find out more about its design, delivery and impact.

If you are unsure of your suitability for the programme, please complete the pre-registration information and request a consultation call

And don't forget to reserve your place by checking out above. Use 'discount' code CSUITEDEPOSIT to pay a £1000 deposit now. (Full payment will be required before the first module. The deposit is refundable.) 

If you have any other queries, please call our small, friendly team on 0203 925 4080 or email contact@womenonboards.co.uk