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Success Strategies For Women: Accelerate Your Career – Bournemouth – Dorset Growth Hub

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

| Free - £300.00

Do you want to accelerate your career, gain valuable insights into how you can progress towards your goals and gain a broader understanding of your potential? If so…what’s stopping you?

Do you ask yourself why women – the academic overachievers – under-deliver against their career and salary potential? Is it about motherhood, discrimination or lack of drive? Does it matter, and if it does matter, is there anything that can be done? This interactive and informative half-day workshop will guide you to the answers to these questions.

In partnership with Diana Parkes, psychologist, author, social entrepreneur and, founder of The Women’s Sat Nav to Success, following a career with global organisations such as Mars, Coca-Cola, Carlsberg and Glendinning Management Consultants; this workshop aims to provide strategies for success to women working within businesses and organisations with 5 or more employees in Dorset.

The Women’s Sat Nav to Success has led an extensive research programme with women in leadership to distil the practical, proven and sustainable solutions to the challenges for women of getting the work they want for the rewards they deserve. During the workshop, Diana will be sharing these insights and strategies with you to enable you to achieve your career goals faster and more comfortably.


  • Insights into where women are today in the world of work

  • The value of gender-balanced workforces and leadership teams.

  • An understanding of the factors that affect women’s progression in the workplace.

  • An introduction to the strategic enablers of success (identified exclusively by the foundation research of ‘The Women’s Sat Nav to Success’) in order to unlock strategies to success and career progression

  • An opportunity to carry out a self-assessment, including identifying personal accelerators and brakes affecting development progress as well as additional tools focussing on medium, and longer term, career plans.

  • An opportunity for individual delegates to prioritise the strategies that will have the greatest beneficial impact for them and their ambitions

  • The framework to pinpoint the highest returns for personal progress with immediately actionable plans

You will leave with a clear strategy, a new sense of purpose and opportunity to drive forward with personal prioritised plans to deliver newly articulated goals within your workplace.

The workshop will start at 9am and finish at 2pm, including an informal lunch.

This two-part event includes a 1-2-1 follow up mentoring session to be held on the 28th February with Diana, to review challenges identified to ensure that you can make a fast and effective start to your enhanced development plan.

You will have formed bonds with other attendees having had the space, security and stimulus to discuss topics which have become virtually taboo (e.g. the challenges of parental responsibilities; single parenting; not wanting to progress). We hope this workshop will connect a community of women and keep the momentum going via regular networking groups.

Don’t miss out on the chance to book your place on this invaluable workshop! 

Register your interest for a ticket funded by Dorset Growth Hub. Please note only a limited number of funded places are available and eligibility criteria will apply. Once registered for a funded ticket you will be contacted by Dorset Growth Hub to confirm your place. 

This workshop is funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It’s delivered by Dorset Growth Hub and WSX Enterprise. It is only open to women working in Dorset SME’s with Dorset, UK Postcodes. Please note that attendees must not have already recieved 12 hours of business support from Dorset Growth Hub and/or delivery partners. 

Only one place allowed per business. Please contact the Growth Hub if you wish to reserve a space for another organisation or person.

Please also note that some sectors are not eligible for support on this programme due to Central Government Legislation. These sectors include: *Fishery & Aquaculture, *Primary production, processing and marketing of agricultural products, *Coal, Steel and shipbuilding sectors,*Synthetic Fibres, *Generalised School Age Education, *Banking and Insurance Companies. (*please follow the link for full eligibility guidelines:

Some Retail activities are also subject to ineligibility. Due to any ineligibility, we can only accept those who are eligible into our range of courses and workshops. If you require more information or are unsure if you are eligible for the support we offer, you can call us on 01202 607533 and a member of the Dorset Growth hub team will be happy to help


Hilton Bournemouth
Terrace Rd
Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5EL United Kingdom