Women Leading with Impact: Resilience and Strategic Risk-taking

Women Leading with Impact: Resilience and Strategic Risk-taking
May 17th, 2024


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Get the skills to be more comfortable with strategic risktaking and become a more resilient manager


• Define and practice the 5 characteristics of resilient leaders
• Use the 4-part courage formula to take courageous action
• Learn how to use empathetic language in daily conversations
• Develop your influencing skills to get things done

Key Competences:

• Strategic risk taking
• Confidence building Influencing skills
• Courageous mindsets
• Dealing with negativity
• Empathetic skills


The Right Programme for you

You are a woman in an international management role.  You want to boost your career and get that next promotion. This programme gives you the skills you need to manage uncertainty, adapt to tough challenges and influence others.

Typical Participants are:
• Middle Managers
• Managers

Learn, Practice and Use

Enhance self-awareness and leverage that ability for future challenges
Demonstrate confidence and openness through verbal and non-verbal communication
Identify new strategies to find solutions outside your comfort zone
Reframe uncertainty and work through hesitation to speak up and resolve conflict
Know how you’re coming across to others & adapt to make the most effective impact
Identify the 5 tenets of a resilient, strategic, risk-taking mindset
Use the 4 part courage formula to start taking courageous actions
Utilize the power of perception when influencing others
Learn techniques to handle negative emotions in the face of adversity
Develop your own person actions to manage risk and take better decisions
Share your knowledge and challenges with your peers and MCE's highly experienced faculty

Programme Modules

What will you learn and practice?

Women Leading with Impact: Resilience and Strategic Risk-Taking is a day hands-on training programme. The programme will be led by experienced women leaders with former experience in international companies.

6 Programme Modules:

•    Define the Five Characteristics of Resilient Leaders
•    Learn Strategies for Becoming More Adaptable, Regardless of the Challenges
•    Examine and Eliminate Sabotaging Beliefs
•    Utilize Techniques to Handle Negative Emotions in the Face of Adversity
•    Leverage Empathy to Understand Others
•    Revitalize Yourself Physically, Intellectually, and Emotionally in Order to Lead Others
•    Create an Essence of Power and Confidence Under Any Circumstance
•    Explore What Factors Are Needed to Persuade and Strategically Win People Over

1 – Five Characteristics of Resilient Leaders
•    Identify the Five Tenets of a Resilient, Strategic, Risk-Taking Mindset
•    Apply Powerful Tools to Change Negative Self-Dialogue to Effective and Empowering Language

2 – The Elements of Charisma and Your Confidence Brand
•    Identify the Elements of Charisma and Its Importance in Leading with Impact
•    Use the Power of Optimism to Build Morale
•    Demonstrate Confidence to Promote Positive Perception

3 – Creating a Risk-Taking Mindset
•    Create a Stress-Free Resource State to Stay Energized When Taking Risks
•    Identify and Implement the Steps to Become a Risk Taker
•    Explain the Importance of Self-Disclosure in the Risk-Taking Process

4 – The Power of Courage
•    Understand the Psychology of Courage
•    Use the Four-Part Courage Formula to Take Courageous Action
•    Use Physiology to Help Create a Courageous Mindset
•    Identify Tools to Handle Challenging Conversations

5 – The Power of an Empathetic Leader
•    Use Empathetic Language in Daily Conversation
•    Describe the Value of Empathy in Building Synergistic Work Environments
•    Strengthen Your Professional Networks in Order to Be More Effective

6 – Influence and Inspire: Setting the Stage for Your Future Successes
•    Utilize the Power of Perception When Influencing Others
•    Identify Strategies to Influence Others


“ It is a perfect possibility to connect with people from different industries, who are dealing with the same issues.”

Agata Kulik, Product Manager Special Salts, Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH, Germany


“ Facilitator, content, tools, methods, room were very good and fitted to the participants and their needs.”

Andreas Armenat, Head of Production, GO Generics & Standard Solutions, Fresenius Kabi AG, Germany


“Very interesting topics, international and multicultural environment. Very professional coach.”

Alessandro Foresio, Vice President, Logic S.p.A., Italy


“The subjects covered were extremely relevant and gave input to my personal development.”

Rosa Karen Schmidt, Senior VP-Assistant, Novo Nordisk, Denmark



What time does the programme start and finish?
MCE programmes start at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Lunch is a 1-hour break and there are two coffee breaks too. On the last day, the programme finishes at 16:30 as we know a lot of people have to catch planes and trains.

What should I wear (dress code) when participating in an MCE Programme?
Most participants wear Business Casual clothes. A formal business suit is not necessary.

Are there MCE approved/recommended hotels?
Yes, each programme has recommended hotels that have the best rates. We include details of these hotels in your registration pack.

Are meals included? I don’t eat certain food. Can I order special meals?
Lunch is provided every day and we always organize a buffet so you have a good choice of foods to cater for different needs.

Are there evening activities?
Your evenings are free, although there some exceptions (e.g. On the MCE Leadership Development Programme there is an activity on day 3)

Is there a free Wi-Fi?
For programmes at MCE in Brussels, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building. For other locations, the services can vary, but in most locations we have organized free Wi-Fi.

What level of English do I need to take part in an MCE Programme?
MCE’s participants come from over 90 different countries but all of our open enrolment programmes are run in English. You need to have a good working knowledge of English to be able to fully participate in the programme and network with other participants. If you have difficulty understanding these questions, the programme might be difficult for you too.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the programme?
Yes, a certificate of attendance is provided to you upon successful completion of the programme.


Are MCE programmes certified by an official body/organization?
10 of MCE’s top selling programmes are approved by Project Management Institute and you can find more information on these programmes here.

What is the MCE approach to learning and development?
All of MCE’s Open Enrolment programmes are based on MCE’s FEEL-THINK-DO and 70-20-10 principles to enable effective learning transfer.

Who designs MCE programmes?
Our Portfolio team together with the core MCE Senior Associates design all of our programmes based on the ROPES model.

Are MCE’s Programmes practical?
MCE’s programmes are all designed to allow to practice what you have learnt. So you will have lots of time to practice, practice and practice.



Are VAT rates included in the price?
The price advertised in this page is VAT excluded and applicable to clients and companies legally based in the European Union.

All clients outside the European Union (EU), e.g. Middle East, Africa, Asia and America, are exempt from VAT rates. For them, the price advertised here is the final price to be paid.

  • One exception: Training Programmes in France. All clients (inside or outside the European Union) following training programmes in France are liable to 20% VAT rates in all cases.

When are VAT rates applicable to me?
In the case of clients and companies legally based in the European Union, VAT rates will be added to the price in the following cases:

  • If the client is a natural person (B2C) without a VAT number. 21% VAT applicable.
  • If the training programmes runs in France: 20% VAT applicable.
    • Also applicable to clients outside the European Union (EU)
    • Except when
      • The client is VAT-exempt
  • If the client is legally registered in Belgium (independent from where in Europe the training programme is followed): 21% VAT applicable.
    • Except when:
      • The client attend the training programme in France: 20% VAT applicable instead.
      • The client is VAT-exempt
    • If the client does not provide a corporate VAT number or does not have any VAT number: 21% VAT applicable (Only applicable to clients in the EU).

I don’t have approval from my finance team yet, can I make a tentative registration?
Yes, simply contact us and we will hold a place for you.

Is hotel accommodation included in the programme fee?
No, participants are expected to arrange their own accommodation and travel. The Programme fee covers the programme attendance, materials, lunches & refreshments.

Does MCE give discounts or grants for individual registrations?
MCE works mostly with companies and organizations and we can provide corporate deals for group bookings or preferred supplier deals. If you would like to discuss a corporate deal, we will be happy to talk to you.

Can I pay with my corporate credit card?
Yes, you can. We accept VISA, Mastercard and Amex.

Does MCE have corporate deals/frameworks available?
Yes, we have. Please contact us for more information.

Can I cancel or change my booking free-of-charge?
At MCE, we understand that business people have commitments and changes do happen. So you can cancel or change your registration up to 21 days before the programme starts without any fees or charges. After that date, you will need to pay full fees, but you are allowed to transfer once to a new programme date.


The MCE Team is ready to answer any questions you have. Please contact us by phone, email, contact form or even website chat. We would be happy to talk to you!


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Dates & Locations

15 Jul – 16 Jul 24 (Prague)

04 Nov – 05 Nov 24 (Brussels)


2 Day(s)


excl. VAT*

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