Women play key roles in the hospitality and meeting industries, but many find it challenging to move into leadership positions. In fact, recent studies show that women are 28% less likely to get an executive-level position even if they possess the skills that make other job applicants attractive candidates for CEO, COO, CMO and CFO positions. What are the skills necessary to be considered for these types of high-level leadership roles, and how do they translate to the level of leadership you seek for your current and future career?
Learn about the key roles women play in the hospitality and meeting industries and how to overcome career obstacles to executive-level positions—or the right-fit leadership level for you. Review and learn from real-life case studies of women who have overcome adversity to excel in the meetings space, while maintaining the right balance for their personal and professional lives. Examine what skills they possess, the decisions they made and what actions they took to enable their industry leadership.
Analyze your own personal leadership skills using a Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment to discover the areas you excel, and where you can fill gaps with future training and advancement. Think about where you want your career and leadership to grow in the next three to five years and create an action and development plan that advances your career, your leadership and your influence.
You’ll Be Able To:
Identify the skills that help women ascend to executive leadership roles in the meeting and event industry, and self-evaluate where you excel and where you can improve
Utilize best-practice methods for overcoming common challenges women face in obtaining leadership opportunities
Follow your personal action plan for leadership success and career development and find success in right-fit leadership roles
Locate additional resources available to women seeking leadership roles in the meeting and event industry
Participants Also Receive:
Women in Leadership: Executive Leadership Skills certificate
4 clock hours in CMP-IS Strategic Domain E: Human Resources or Domain F: Stakeholder Management
Access code for Clifton StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment
Individual Development Plan
CMP, CMM, HMCC, CED,
Head of Meeting Innovation,
Meeting Professionals International
Credits: None available.
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