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Women Leaders Development Programme

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Programme snapshot

  • Date: 18 September, 2024 - 4 December, 2024
  • Fee: ₦1,300,000.00
  • Location: Live online
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The Women Leaders Development Programme  is uniquely designed for senior executives and entrepreneurs who seek to move to the next level in their chosen careers, ascend the ladder with clarity, mastering dynamics and seizing greater management responsibilities. 

The Pan-African programme is brought to you by Lagos Business School, PwC Nigeria and GAIA Africa, and features a mix of virtual sessions, interactive workshops, simulations and group activities that will develop the political intelligence, strategic leadership and communication skills for professional success.  

Uncover your personal leadership style, harness your career strengths, and gain a clear understanding of your true potential and the roadmap to enable you to excel.   

Pan-African elective component 

This programme is in 3 strands with a final strand in Kigali, Rwanda, where participants get the opportunity to interact with private, public and third sector leaders and have personal coaching sessions and to develop a pan-African perspective on corporate and public leadership.  

This unique experience will undoubtedly set you apart as a true visionary and global leader. 

Learning Objectives and Benefits

This programme will:

  • Provide an engaging forum for female executives and high-potential women transitioning into senior management and board leadership roles to come together, gain new knowledge from the latest research, and put those concepts into practice. 
  • Provide sophisticated business and leadership concepts that have immediate and practical applications for the modern woman business leader, allowing her to improve her proficiencies and advance her career.
  • Avail participants to better understand and learn how to apply contemporary business theories currently driving their organisation and results while creating a personal plan for professional advancement. 
  • Establish the beginnings of a lifelong network of pan-African women executives who often face similar decision points and possibilities along their career paths, becoming a rich resource of influential peers. 


Who should attend

The programme is designed for women executives who: 

  • Have 10 or more years of experience
  • Have titles ranging from manager or director to vice president, as well as consultants and business owners
  • Work in a wide range of industries
  • Aspire to more senior levels of management
  • Seek to enhance their professional influence

We encourage women and men to recommend this programme to high-potential women on their staff who would benefit from honing leadership skills and business acumen, becoming a more valuable asset to the organization. 

Structure and Curriculum

  • Leadership and Leading in the Digital Age
  • EQ and the Business Leader
  • Personal Branding & Identity Coaching
  • Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
  • Strategy for Business Success
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Understanding Finance and Accounting
  • Sustainability, Purpose & ESG
  • Stakeholders’ Engagement and Management
  • Women at work: Lessons in Leadership
  • Diversity; Equity & Inclusion
  • Leading a Virtual Team
  • Innovation & The Future of Work
  • Data Analytics for Decision Making
  • Cyber Security, Data Protection and Digital Ethics




Admission process

1. Click on the Apply Now tab
2. Select the number of participants to enroll on the programme
3. Fill in your details to complete your application
4. Request for an invoice or make an instant payment via our secured payment gateway
5. Upon confirmation of payment, a programme manager will get in touch with you at least three days before the programme commences.


Adunola Okupe

Dr Adun Okupe

Adunola Okupe is a lecturer of sustainability and strategy at Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria. She is also a senior advisor with Red Clay, a tourism advisory practice.

Her research and teaching interests are in the areas of behavioural economics to understand decision making as regards leadership for societal change, socio-cultural leadership, tourism and leisure studies and the impacts these have on the sustainable development agenda. Adun holds a First-Class honours degree in Business Economics from the University of Keele (2006) and Masters in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.



Olatowun Candide-Johnson is a lawyer with 30+ years of experience in corporate and commercial law and in the business development and governance of multinational corporations.  Before taking early retirement, she held the roles of General Counsel, Executive General Manager, Management Services Division (incorporating Legal, Audit, Insurance and Anti-Corruption Compliance) and Chief Compliance Officer for the Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria.

Olatowun is Chairman of African Delivery Technologies (ADT), parent company of, a French start up which aims to become the first platform for last-mile delivery in urban areas in Nigeria. She is also a Founder Parent of Lagos Preparatory School, Ikoyi, one of Africa’s leading British curriculum preparatory schools in Lagos; Member of the board of directors of the Nigerian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce; “Expert” – African Women on Board (AWB); Member of the Committee on Tourism & Hospitality of the Institute of Directors (IOD). She is also an angel investor and a member of Rising Tide Africa – a network of female business angels investing in entrepreneurs across the African continent.


Moyosore Ola-Oludiya

Moyosore oversees the PwC West Africa Learning Technology, she is the head of Learning & Development and PwC Nigeria Business School which supports both internal and external clients in the design, development and delivery of training programs. She has over 10 years experience in Human Capital development specializing in Talent and Organisational development.

She is a certified Global Professional in Human Resources ( GPHR ) , an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Member of Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD), Affiliate of Chartered Institute of Personnel development ( CIPD ).



Upcoming Sessions and Contact

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