RIYADH: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development announced the graduation of the second batch of women enrolled in the "Leadership Training and Guidance" initiative. In September, 31 female trainees graduated in mid-level leadership, and 30 others in senior leadership. In July, 59 trainees graduated.
The initiative comes within the initiatives of the National Transformation Program 2020, aiming at training up to 1,700 females working in the private and public sectors to be promoted to leading positions. The training is offered through INSEAD business school. The initiative aims to develop leadership skills of women working in the private sector and empower them to lead Saudi companies.
Furthermore, it raises awareness of women’s leadership and conveys an accurate picture of the ministry’s support for women’s capacities.
The program also aims to build a network of professional relationships among participants to provide professional support, advice and motivation, thus ensuring effective professional development in the future.
The training course focuses on several themes: Women and leadership, strategic planning, influence and motivation, motivating others through feedback, making decisions in confusing and high-risk situations, making group decisions, applying leading change and implementing strategies.
The program will train women working in the governmental sector in the near future.
The ministry is pleased to invite private sector facilities to support women’s participation in the labor market and promote their presence in leading positions, through nominating their female employees to the program on the platform’s link: https://wl2030.pnu.edu.sa/ar/Documents/Home.aspx.