The British Council organised a Women’s Leadership and Management Programme in response to identified need in Oman and in line with the Sultanate’s national objectives.

The programme was sponsored by HSBC as part of the SCR programme.

This is the first of this type of training and this programme was intended to be a pilot that would test the future appetite for such courses. The feedback collected from participants shows that there is indeed a desire for such programmes and that the course delivered was effective in achieving the intended outcomes.

Evolve Global Solutions Ltd were commissioned to develop and deliver the programme Programme outcomes identified were as follows:

  • Enhance the understanding of leadership and management and their impact on people at work
  • Increase the personal effectiveness as a leader
  • Improve the ability to lead at a time of change
  • Enhance the communication, organizational problem solving and analytical skills

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Below are comments made by course participants:

Please tell us what were the highlights for you?

  • The presentation of important points for work completion and the guidance to exert more effort to succeed (gain success)
  • Inter-action, arrangement of priorities and following appropriate methods to perform leadership
  • The trainers performance was very effective and interesting and captured attention
  • The participation of group interaction
  • Knowing how to overcome those difficulties and challenges
  • The course was interactive and an interesting style which breaks boredom compared to the telling method to obtain information
  • The competence of the trainer over the subject / trainers good command of the subject
  • The interaction between trainer and trainees
  • All of it!
  • The engaging style of the facilitator and the breadth of topics and exercises covered (spoken translation and hand-outs)
  • Loved the way the trainer delivered her point and message
  • The contents of the course was easy to understand
  • Afshan has been really great coach, hope to have more courses or workshops with her