Empowering Women Through Career and Leadership Development

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Official Description

6.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Selected topics in leadership based on contemporary issues, current trends and emerging research in the field.

Supplementary Information

30 contact hours plus approximately 30 hours of readings and assignments. Topics may vary from semester to semester.


This online course is a combination of weekly live online instructor-led sessions and self-directed learning activities and assignments.

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Topics Covered

Designed to support ICAO’s Gender Equality Programme and commitment to enhance gender equality at all professional and higher levels of employment in the global aviation sector by 2030, this course aims to equip women in aviation and beyond with a carefully curated set of competencies they need to navigate organizational systems and lead their careers, themselves, and their teams towards an impact they can be proud of.

Using a community-based learning approach and hands-on, experiential learning approaches, this practical course is an invitation to a learning journey, which culminates with each participant crafting and presenting their own personal action plan.

Topics Covered include:

  • Career Management – Take The Leap!
  • Impostor Syndrome
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Public Speaking

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

Manage your career with clarity

  • Acquire self-assessment skills which lead to purpose-focused decisions
  • Enhance clarity, engagement, and resilience in navigating career choices

Manage your mindset through reflection

  • Identify imposter syndrome
  • Apply strategies to overcome imposter syndrome
  • Describe various intelligences required to navigate organizational challenges
  • Apply emotional intelligence framework to your work relationships

Build a management skillset

  • Identify your conflict profile
  • List and describe the four ways to work with conflict
  • Apply conflict resolution techniques to your work relationships
  • Describe and apply appreciative intelligence
  • List and apply negotiation techniques to achieve a win-win outcome
  • Present yourself and your ideas with assertion and confidence

Plan for career outcomes

  • List and describe the various approaches to leadership
  • Describe approaches that encourage ethical decision-making, equality, and diversity
  • Recognize situations of inequality and apply appropriate strategies
  • Describe power dynamics and areas of influence in organizations
  • Apply the appropriate leadership approach aligned to the situation
  • Discover yourself, develop your personal brand, and present this brand in alignment to your work culture
  • Present your plan for the future and the impact it will have on yourself, your organization and the world.


I'm absolutely thrilled about this course! From boosting my career skills and emotional intelligence to learning negotiation and conflict resolution, this course packs a punch of practical tools applicable to real-world scenarios. The focus on leadership and personal branding has enhanced my confidence and ability to make a meaningful impact on my professional journey. It's a must for anyone aiming to excel in their career and contribute positively to their organization and industry.

—Xi Chen

Section(s) offered
Section Title
Special Topics in Leadership
Language of Delivery
Virtual Course
6:00PM to 8:30PM
Oct 09, 2024
Virtual Course
6:00PM to 8:45PM
Oct 16, 2024 to Dec 18, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Format(s)
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $2,031.59 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Mar 12, 2024 to Oct 16, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 12, 2024 to Oct 16, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 16, 2024 to Oct 23, 2024
Section Notes

Minimum Registration Policy

A minimum number of registrations is required for this course section to be offered. The School reserves the right to cancel any course section when a minimum number of registrations has not been reached 7 days prior to the start date. In the event of a cancellation, the course fee will be refunded in full.

Course Drop/Withdrawal Policy

  • Any time prior to the 1st class: Course Drop Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 1st and before the 2nd class: Course Withdrawal Period with Full Refund.
  • After the 2nd class before the 3rd class: Course Withdrawal with No Refund.


This online course is a combination of weekly live online instructor-led sessions and self-directed learning activities and assignments. The times class times are indicated in Eastern Standard Time (EST). Please note that the time of the live courses may be adjusted to better accommodate regions outside of North America. If participants are unable to attend a live session due to time zone differences, all live sessions will be recorded and available for review at any time convenient for course participants.

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