Assertiveness Skills for Women in Business

Speak out with confidence. Become an assertive businesswoman.

Assertiveness techniques can enhance almost every aspect of your job and life. It is critical to know which tools and techniques to use and how and when to use them. This course addresses the unique challenges women face in business and provides the assertiveness techniques essential for survival and advancement. With these skills, you can feel secure that you are sending the right signals that elicit the right responses. You will learn to command respect while being respectful and handle almost any situation without seeming overbearing.  Practice skills and share your concerns with other women in a supportive and encouraging learning environment. Apply your new skills and tools to one of your own challenges and receive feedback so you can refine your skills. Return to work with a complete and flexible plan for achieving the kind of assertiveness your position demands.

How You Will Benefit

  • Define assertiveness and understand its characteristics to build effective competence
  • Identify your personal assertiveness style, strengths, and weaknesses to improve
  • Practice using an assertive communication model and supportive behaviours
  • Develop professional self-esteem and plan for implementing empowered assertive behaviours
  • Enhance active listening and responding assertively to feedback
  • Learn techniques for preventing and coping with stress in the workplace
  • Understand the value of women's support networks and resources
  • Master special assertive techniques like saying "no" confidently
  • Identify new ways to use assertive leadership skills personally and professionally
  • Create an action plan to incorporate assertiveness techniques in your workplace

Who Should Attend

Female business professionals looking to boost their assertiveness, overcome challenges, and refine their communication skills to gain the confidence and influence needed to excel in their careers. 

Live Online classes are delivered in partnership with American Management Association.


$2,595 Non Member Fee
$2,345 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

$2,595 Non Member Fee
$2,345 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

When colleagues learn together, everyone benefits!

Connect with an advisor to discuss delivering this course to your team.

133 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Breanna T., HR Coordinator Apr 19, 2024

  • Madison M., Strategies for Developing Effective Presentation Skills Apr 19, 2024

    The course was very engaging and I learned a lot of new strategies for becoming more assertive and effective at work.

  • Past Participant, Bankruptcy Analyst Feb 23, 2024

    It was well lead and interactive.

  • Past Participant, Bankruptcy Analyst Feb 22, 2024

    It was well lead and interactive.

  • Sylvia C., Director of Legal Services Nov 30, 2023

    Facilitator was lovely. Materials were very helpful. The small group size permitted for an engaging, supportive, personalized experience.

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