Trainings

Are you looking for modern trainings on the topics of female empowerment, gender equality and unconscious bias? Then you have come to the right place! FLD's trainings are tailored to a broad range of people with varying degrees of experience in leadership positions. Whether blended learning, in-person events, workshops, or classic training sessions, FLD will design the best format for you and tailor it to your needs. Furthermore, the FLD online campus ensures a continuous learning process and a sustainable implementation. Look forward to an interactive experience paired with a lot of fun and comprehensive insights.

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Trainings for Women

No leadership experience

Success strategies for women:
systematically managing your own success

Target group:
The training aims at women who have recently taken on more responsibility in their careers or wish to do so.

Benefits and learning objectives:
Despite excellent qualifications, emotional intelligence, and a high level of commitment, women are underrepresented in positions of responsibility in many companies. Although individuals cannot remove structural obstacles, they can plan their success in a targeted manner and systematically promote it through professional networking.

In this practical and experience-oriented training, participants actively examine their development goals. They learn to use and market their strengths to achieve their individual goals in a business context. They identify restrictive thought patterns and develop strategies to overcome them. The participants, moreover, learn to distinguish themselves from others and improve their ability to appear and behave with confidence. Finally, they develop a personal goal and action plan to take on more responsibility.

Contents:

  • (Stereo-)typically female: Current scientific findings
  • Identifying communication and behavior patterns
  • Assessing your personal standpoint
  • Recognizing and overcoming limiting beliefs
  • Appearing and acting confidently
  • Dissociation strategies: The art of saying no
  • Professional self-marketing and networking
  • Individualized target and action plan

Methods & media:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with input from the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; working on specific questions; working through concerns and situations from work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Duration: 2 days

Please contact us, we will gladly make you an individualized offer.

Some leadership experience

Special challenges for women in leadership positions

Target group:
The training is aimed at women who have already taken on first leadership responsibilities or are about to do so.

Benefits and learning objectives:
The training is based on well-established leadership trainings and models. Aspects that are crucial for success, such as micro-politics, are discussed and taught in a practice-oriented manner.

The participants learn how to present themselves professionally and confidently in male-dominated fields, such as politics. They, moreover, examine their personal leadership style, reflect on their strengths, and learn how to utilize them. The "right" way to deal with resistance and prejudices is also thematized. In addition, the participants reflect on the balancing act between family and career life and develop suitable strategies for dealing with the diverse demands of their individual circumstances.

Content:

  • (Stereo-) typically female versus male communication and leadership strategies
  • Effective communication
  • Woman in leadership: identifying your personal standpoint
  • Identifying and following the rules of the business world
  • Acting with confidence on the corporate parquet
  • Composure and confidence in the face of prejudice and resistance
  • Mastering the tension between career and private life

Methods & media:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with input from the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; working on specific questions; working through concerns and situations from work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Duration: 2 days

Please contact us, we will gladly make you an individualized offer.

Middle management

Drivers for success: women in middle management

Target group:
The training aims at women in middle management positions and experienced team managers who are about to embark on a new chapter in their careers.

Benefits and learning objectives:
There are a variety of challenges in middle management. In this sandwich position, additional social and leadership skills are required, e.g. for managing executives. The struggle on how to maintain a work-life balance is also gaining importance.

In this practical and experience-oriented training, participants reflect on their leadership style and receive feedback and impulses on it from their peers and trainer. Together, they develop strategies for dealing with power and their positioning in the company’s hierarchical structure. Moreover, they will occupy themselves with the question of how to act authentically in the politics of their workplace; and learn methods that will help maintain the balance between their professional and private lives.

Content:

  • Women in leadership: current scientific findings
  • Transformational leadership: the leadership strengths of women
  • Advancing to the next management level
  • Handling power and status with authenticity and confidence
  • Managing executives
  • Mastering the tension between career and private life
  • Mastering difficult managerial situations

Methods & media:

Experience- and action-oriented methodology with input from the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; working on specific questions; working through concerns and situations from work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Duration: 2 days

Please contact us, we will gladly make you an individualized offer.

Workshop: career orientation

Which (career) path/professional path should I pursue?

Target group:
The orientation workshop aims at women who are unsure in which direction they would like to develop professionally.

Benefits and learning objectives:
Success is not a given. Nevertheless, it can be planned and systematically promoted by reflecting on one's motives and having powerful and clear goals in mind.

The orientation workshop supports participants as they consider which career perspective makes the most sense for their personal growth and success.Participants determine and actively address their individual development goals and learn tools to market their strengths. They, furthermore, identify constraining thought patterns and develop strategies to overcome them. Finally, based on the insights they gained, the participants will work on a personal target and action plan for their further (professional) development.

Content:

  • Identifying your personal standpoint
  • Analyzing your values and motives
  • Women in leadership: current scientific findings
  • Gender-specific communication and behavior patterns
  • Finding the right balance between your professional and personal life
  • Individualized target and action plan

Methods & media:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with input from the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; working on specific questions; working through concerns and situations from work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Cognitive and personality tests with a subsequent feedback round can be booked for an additional fee.

Duration: 2 days

Please contact us, we will gladly make you an individualized offer.

Trainings for Men and Women

Gender diversity in the business world

Gender competence for business women and men

Target group:
The training aims at managers and those interested in reflecting on and expanding their communication and behavior repertoire with regard to gender competence.

Benefits and learning objectives:
Gender competence is a key qualification that is becoming increasingly important both for the individual and in the wake of rapid societal progress.
In view of the demographic change and impending shortage of skilled workers, it is a factor with significant implications for the competitiveness of companies. In today's society and working world, men and women are still subject to expectations based on their gender and corresponding unconscious stereotyping. Thus, stereotyping continues to be a significant obstacle to advancing diversity and equal opportunity in companies.

During the practice-oriented training, participants will reflect on their beliefs about gender roles and learn how to utilize gender competence as a resource in their personal and professional lives. They will deal with prejudices and unconscious biases and become aware of how stereotypes affect their thinking and way in which they interact with others. They will, moreover, learn which mindset is particularly important to adopt for people in leadership positions to act in a gender-competent manner.

Content:

  • Gender diversity: current research and legal targets
  • Gender-specific communication and behavior patterns
  • Pigeonholing - stereotypes, prejudices and unconscious biases
  • Gender-neutral language
  • Reflecting on your conception of gender roles
  • Gender competence in leadership positions

Methods & media:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with input from the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; working on specific questions; working through concerns and situations from work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Duration: 2 days

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Trainings for human resources managers

Gender diversity workshop

Achieving a higher proportion of women in management positions

Target group:
The workshop aims at those who work in human resources or diversity management and strive for more gender equality in their organization whilst looking for new impulses and seeking to exchange ideas with experts.

Benefits and learning objectives:
The demographic shift and the changed demands on people in leadership positions increasingly prompt companies to make greater use of female potential. Numerous studies have demonstrated the benefits of mixed-gender leadership teams. Nevertheless, the efforts of human resources and diversity managers to establish more diverse teams often remain without lasting success.

FLD identifies the obstacles and barriers that women who strive for leadership positions face. Our trainers will address the measures needed to promote gender diversity in your company and teach the participants how to best implement them. We continually consider the latest behavioral economics research conducted on the matter.

Content:

  • Convincing management and other key stakeholders
  • Gender equality and agile leadership
  • Identifying obstacles and barriers
  • Measures to promote more gender equality
  • Impactful female empowerment
  • Integrating men into the transformation process
  • Best practice strategies for your company

In this workshop, you will get in touch with experts in the field who will answer your questions and provide you with new and helpful impulses which you can apply to your work life.

Duration: 1 day

Please contact us, we will gladly make you an individualized offer.
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Open formats

Open seminar - 1 day

Special challenges for women in leadership positions

Target group:
The training is aimed at women who have already taken on first leadership responsibilities or are about to do so.

Benefits and learning objectives:
In this workshop, participants will learn about the key factors for a successful leadership career. They will learn about micro-politics and promotion competencies. Participants will, moreover, familiarize themselves with the most important rules of the business world and learn how to apply them for their benefit. They also learn how to deal with power (games) in a professional, confident and self-assured manner.

Content:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

  • Women in leadership: current scientific findings
  • Transformational leadership: The leadership strengths of women
  • Micropolitical fields of action
  • Recognizing and using the rules of the business world

Methods:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with presentations by the trainer; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; impulse presentations

Location, dates & duration:                                                                                                                                                                                     This is a one-day seminar. Our current seminar dates with information on the location can be found here.

Open training - 2 days

Success strategies for women:
systematically managing your own success

Target group:
The training aims at women who have recently taken on more responsibility in their careers or wish to do so.

Benefits and learning objectives:
In this training, participants will learn about the key factors for a successful leadership career. They will aquire the skill to identify and utilize their personal strengths to achieve their individual career goals. The trainers will help them map out their career paths and, accordingly, develop ways to promote their careers through professional networking. The participants will, moreover, develop ways to identify restrictive thought patterns and strategies to overcome them. The will also learn how to present themselves professionally and confidently in male-dominated fields, such as politics. Finally, they will reflect on the balancing act between family and career life and develop suitable strategies for dealing with the diverse demands of their individual circumstances.

Content:

  • (Stereo-)typically female: current scientific findings
  • Identifying communication and action patterns
  • Personal standpoint assessment
  • Recognizing and overcoming limiting beliefs
  • Professional self-marketing and networking strategies
  • Setting boundaries: the art of saying no
  • Examining your career goals

Methods & media:
Experience- and action-oriented methodology with trainer input; independent work/self-reflection; work in small groups; implementation exercises; work on specific questions, concerns and situations from the participants' work experiences; video analysis and feedback.

Location, dates & duration:
This is a one-day seminar. Our current seminar dates with information on the location can be found here.

Women@network

A different kind of networking event

Target group:
The program is aimed at women who already have some experience in leadership positions, as well as women who are about to take on their first leadership role. Participants receive professional advice on the particular challenges of their leadership role and the opportunity to exchange ideas with women in similar professional situations.

Benefits:
What is special about this format? Women@netWORK is tailored to the needs of the participants. The focus lies on the exchange of experiences and collegial consultation, allowing the participants to benefit not only from the expertise of the trainers, but also from the experiences of the other participants.

Learning objectives:                                                                                                                                                                                                 The content varies depending on the needs and wishes of the participants. Popular topics are:

  • Successfully and authentically adopting your new leadership role
  • Mastering the transition from colleague to executive
  • Dealing with changed expectations
  • Addressing what can, may and should be delegated
  • Enabling professional and sustainable self-marketing
  • Building an effective network
  • Ensuring to be heard by others

Methods:
Expert input; exchanging experiences; addressing the participants’ specific questions and concerns; group coaching and one-one coaching sessions; learning tandem sessions may be implemented upon request.  

Date & location:
1 day seminar from 9 am to 5 pm; live-online workshop
If desired, the format can be continued every 3 to 4 months.

Your investment:
595,- € plus VAT

Who will guide you through the event:
Our experts who have many years of experience in the field of management diagnostics, as managers, executive coaches and trainers.

The workshop can be held in English and German.

Please do not hesitate to contact us - we will gladly answer any questions you may have.

femaleleaders@netWork

A different kind of leadership event

Target group:
You are a woman in middle or upper management and have extensive leadership experience. You ambitiously strive for professional and personal development. You are looking for impulses for your professional development and stimulating exchange with women in similar situations.

Benefits:
FemaleLeaders@netWORK is tailored to the needs of the participants. The focus lies on the exchange of experiences and collegial consultation, which are supplemented by training units and contributions from experts. This allows participants to benefit not only from the expertise of the trainers, but also from the experiences of the other participants.

Learning objectives:
The main focus of the event is determined by the current challenges the participants are facing and is mutually agreed upon. Popular topics are:

  • Handling power and status with authenticity and confidence
  • Enhancing your leadership profile
  • Strengthening impact, presence and assertiveness
  • What got you here won't get you there - successfully positioning yourself for the next career step
  • Professional and sustainable self-marketing
  • Strategy and culture: effectively shaping your future

Methods:
Expert input; exchanging experiences and collegial advice; working through the participants’ specific questions and concerns; group coaching and one-one coaching sessions; learning tandem sessions may be implemented upon request.  

Date & location:
1 day seminar from 9 am to 5 pm; live-online workshop
If desired, the format can be continued every 3 to 4 months.

Your investment:
750,- € plus VAT

Who will guide you through the event:
Our experts who have many years of experience in the field of management diagnostics, as managers, executive coaches and trainers.
The workshop can be held in English and German.

Please do not hesitate to contact us - we will gladly answer any questions you may have.

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