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WinSETT Leadership Series: Networking, Mentors & Sponsors

November 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Networking, Mentors and Sponsors Thursday November 28, 2019

This module describes the importance of networks, their context, how to develop and strengthen your networking skills, elegant positioning for advancement, and how to leverage your network

in support of your career goals. The workshop will also describe the different kinds of mentors, coaches and sponsors and how to mutually benefit from those relationships. Specifically,

· Illustrate commonalities and differences between sponsors in mentors including the importance of each to leadership

· Assess individual networking, mentoring and sponsorship competencies

· Appraise personal ability to recruit suitable mentors and sponsors

· Implement effective mentor and sponsor relationships

· Measure professional presence

· Demonstrate effective personal networking skills in common situations


Built upon the experiences of Canadian women and proven across the country, the WinSETT Centre‘s Leadership Program is the only Canadian program focused exclusively on women in SETT.


Start Your Path to Leadership
What are the core competencies of leadership? What strengths and challenges do women in SETT face as they become leaders? Asses your individual leadership competencies and leverage your strengths in the face of challenges. Learn to make career choices with confidence by applying proven tips and strategies specifically for women in SETT.
Explore Unique Issues
Identify gender factors at play for women in SETT and discover first-hand the importance of networking and feedback. Gain vaulable insight from peers in your field through group learning activities.
Hear From Leading Experts
Our guest speakers and facilitators are professional leaders in a variety of SETT fields.
Excellent Ticket Value
Workshops include hot and cold beverages, snacks and lunch. Attendees will receive the book Becoming Leaders: a Practical Handbook for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology as well as an invitation to join the free, nation-wide online forum “Women in SETT Leadership Network.”

Why not invest in enrolment for your staff?
Provide your employees with the leadership training they need for your organization to thrive
Receive a free special topics presentation delievered in your office for every 5 full-series registrants
Contact winsett@hollettandsons.ca for information on how to reserve spaces.

“Engaging, educational and empowering.”
“The workshop was excellent. Without a doubt it is a ‘must do’ for young women in the early phase of their career. In fact for all women, regardless of what phase they are at. Thank you.”
“[The participants] found it to be a unique and affirming experience… Many were surprised to discover how valuable it was to be in this stimulating and safe environment where women were free to talk about the challenges associated with their professions, and to hear from others as to how they are navigating this challenging and sometimes lonely landscape.”

Is the workshop only for women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology?
Yes. Women who work in male-dominated SETT organizations but are not scientists, engineers, tradespeople, technicians or technologists are also welcome as many of the same challenges are faced.
Will I receive Continuing Education Credits for the workshops?
Yes, participants will receive a certificate equivalent to 7.5 hours of credentialed continuing education for each workshop.
What is the refund policy?
The full fee can be refunded up to 5 business days before the beginning of the workshop, less a $100 administrative fee. After the refund period has expired, no refunds will be issued and only substitutions will be accepted.
Is there a minimum and maximum number of participants?
Yes- we must have 12 participants to offer the workshop and no more than 30 will be accepted. If a workshop is cancelled, you will be credited or refunded at your discretion) 100% of your fees paid.
Is my registration transferrable?
Your registration be transferred with prior agreement of the WinSETT Centre. Contact us at winsett@hollettandsons.ca.
When and where are the workshops?
Workshops will take place from 9:00am – 4:00pm. Location TBD.
Will food be provided?
Yes – all workshops have hot and cold beverages, snacks and lunch included. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions upon registration.
What about parking?
Parking information will be announced shortly. The location will be easily accessible by public transit.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact Susan Hollett (winsett@hollettandsons.ca), National WinSETT Leadership Program Coordinator for further information.


November 28, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Delta Hotels Fredericton
225 Woodstock Road
Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada
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