Call for Applications

Call for Applications: Women’s Sport Leadership Academy 2017 at the University of Chichester.

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Application Deadline:  30 November 2016.

Applications are now open for the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) 2017 taking place at the University of Chichester from 11 – 16 June 2017.

WSLA aims to increase the confidence and competence of women working in sport in a range of leadership behaviours and also to be a starting point for forming an international network of women sport leaders.

Do you aspire to be a future leader of sport?

WSLA 2017 is now confirmed and will take place in The Dome, home to the University of Chichester’s Business School, from 11 – 16 June 2017.

Are you are an up and coming middle manager, recently appointed senior manager or Board member who would like to further develop and refine their leadership in the following areas?

  • Ambitious strategic vision
  • Leadership and management
  • Performance management
  • Self-management
  • Communication, team and partnership working

The overall purpose of the WSLA is to increase the confidence and competence of women working in sport in a range of leadership behaviours and also to be a starting point for forming an international network of women sport leaders.

By the end of the week women participants will have further developed confidence and competence in a range of leadership values such as:

  • Coaching, challenging conversations, prioritising, delegation, dealing with conflict, building relationships.
  • Set clear goals and produced a Personal Development Plan.
  • Developed career strategies.
  • Participated in regular networking.
  • Contributed to the establishment of a framework for a long term buddying/mentoring scheme.
  • Improved intercultural understanding.
  • Access to the international mentoring network and have extended their own network.

The Application Process

  • Interested applicants should read the information pack for more information.
  • All interested women are asked to submit a completed application form, a current curriculum vitae/resume and a reference from your employer.
  • You can do this by completing the electronic application form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Women’s Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA) 2017 

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