BCSWomen How to Rule the World from your office desk Workshop with Sessions on 7th, 20th and 27th June
18:30 to 21:00

BCSWomen How to Rule the World from your office desk
Venue: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, London, United Kingdom
Date and Time of first workshop: Thursday, 7 June 2018 at 18:30 – second workshop 20 June 2018 and third workshop on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 (BST)
Christine Alexander-Smith, The Diversity Coaching Initiative Limited

Summary of workshop:
A three – part workshop on how to build your confidence and manage your career.

This is the first in a series of workshops designed to help you make more of yourself. How to Rule the World from Your Office Desk in a 90-minute session will help you discover how to change the way, you think about yourself and your potential to achieve your goals. We will focus on your self-talk, focus on how to tame your inner critic. Give you help on how to set up a multi-pronged support mechanism that will keep you feeling confident even when you are facing setbacks. We will cover some of the more common challenges, which can shake our confidence at work.

This is a ticketed workshop and you can book for individual sessions at £5.00 per session or all three sessions at £10.00; the booking link is here:

Details of individual sessions:
Session 1: held on the 7 June only
Developing Personal Confidence in Ruling the World from your Office Desk

Designing a contract with yourself to try something new [Activity]
Why should having confidence matter to you?
What is confidence and the types of confidence that exist?

What are some of the myths you have created about confidence [Activity]
Busting myths about confidence
No quick fix involved when building your confidence – it takes effort!
How to develop a flexible mind-set. Establishing where you are stuck now [Activity]
Building your self-esteem – Demonstrating confidence in situations you find difficult
How do you react when things do not go right?
Every journey starts with the first step – taking action [Activity]

Session 2 : held on the 20 June only
Ruling the World with Impact & Presence – How to develop ‘Brand You’, so you can sell your skills

What does it mean to have impact and presence?
Why is developing your impact and presence important?
Don’t delay – start today [ Activity – From dreams to reality]
You become what you think. How to begin understanding yourself [Activity – questionnaire]
Understanding your strengths, values – What is your WHY?
Getting control of your inner critic/strategies for gaining and keeping control
Creating impact from the outside in [Activity – personal impact survey]
Developing your personal brand
Adapting to different situations
Creating your action plan

Session 3 : held on the 27 June only
Developing Resilience In Order to Continue Ruling the World

What is resilience?
Why will becoming resilient matter to you?
What does resilience mean to you and how do you believe it could support you in your career? [Activity]
Do’s and Don’ts of resilience , Tips and Hints
Resilience in the work environment
Understanding how resilience you are [Activity]
The four elements of resilience
Developing your personal Resilience toolkit [Activity]
Understanding the difference between mistakes and progress and failure and recovery

Will catering be provided?

Light refreshments will be provided.

About the organiser:
This event is organised by the BCSWomen specialist group, find out more about the group at http://bcswomen.bcs.org/

Refund Policy:
A full refund will be issued if a cancellation is received within 7 days before the start of the event, otherwise, name substitutions will be allowed after this date.

For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

Do you have questions about BCSWomen How to Rule the World from your office desk? Contact BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT