Executive Development, Training, Coaching and Mentors

In the UK, aimed at Women

  • Changing people – women’s leadership training programme: Speak Up, 1, 2 and 3 day programmes, one-to-one coaching
  • Career Savvy Women – leadership development for female professionals, workshops and executive coaching
  • City Mothers – Mentoring scheme for working mothers in the city (London)
  • Cranfield business school – Women as leaders – strategies for career success, 3-day executive programme,  runs twice a year
  • Catalyst Development Ltd. – Empowering Women in Financial Markets, 2-day workshop plus one-to-one coaching
  • Everywoman – personal development webinars, workbooks, articles and interviews with successful women
  • Female breadwinners – telephone coaching by Dr. Suzanne Doyle Morris for senior women. Also offers high quality pre-recorded Webinars. Titles include: Demonstrating ambition and credibility in the workplace as a female breadwinner, Parenting skills for busy working mothers of teens and tweens, Strategic Risk Taking – The risks that will help you build the career you want, and many more: £29,- per Webinar
  • Financial and Legal Skills Partnership – 5 day Women Leadership programme ‘Through the Glass Ceiling’, also looking for mentors to young people.
  • First Flight – Training for Non-Executive Directors, Search and Selection Agency for Non-Exec Directors and Board Members.
  • ICAEW – Women in Leadership – programme aimed at women 2-3 steps away from a senior leadership or board role, 4,5 days over 8 month, plus mentoring. In addition -ICAEW offer mentoring and coaching, accounting, finance and leadership programmes
  • Kintish – business networking skills training, mixed and women-only courses
  • Liz Lugt – Workshops on: Discover your passion, Financial Freedom and Investments for Women
  • Speak Up Like a Diva – Workshops and courses in Public Speaking & Presentation Skills for Professional Women
  • Skirting the Boards – One-to-one coaching, group coaching and leadership training on: Resilience & Assertiveness, Gravitas, Power and Presence and The Language of Leadership
  • Skinny and rich – coaching and group seminars for women to increase self-confidence, using NLP techniques
  • Tectre – training and recruitment organisation focused at the IT sector, offer soft-skills training for technical people, offer training and coaching to support women back to work in Science, Technology and Engineering
  • The Mentoring Foundation – matches mentors and female mentees from FTSE100 companies, the programme aims to increase number of women on boards in the UK
  • The Female Capitalist – workshops and one-on-one coaching for professional women
  • The Pearls, part of an Inspirational Journey – offers events, on-line resources and support for future women leaders in corporates, membership required
  • The Pickle Shed – local coaching groups for women changing their life, returning to work or starting a business, 1-2-1 coaching too
  • Springboard – development courses for women, focus on building confidence, freelance trainers offering workshops across the UK
  • Voice at the Table – Workshops, Talks, Mentoring and Coaching for women, to empower women and increase confidence
  • The Women’s Institute – Denman college – courses on cooking, crafts, well-being, literature, writing
  • WISEtraining for women in science and technology


Training and Support when Changing Career and Returning to Work

  • Capability Jane – workshops and one-to-one coaching for experienced professional women and women leaders that re-launch their career
  • Careershifters – self-paced i-pod course, as well as a London-based 1 day workshops
  • Careerworx – Career counselling, career coaching and interview coaching services, CVs, cover letters and helping with addressing selection criteria for mothers returning to work and career changers
  • Jessica Chivers -the thinking woman’s coach, Maternity Returner Comeback workshops
  • Jobs4Mothers – practical training (IT skills, management) and free resources for mums returning to work
  • i-Relaunch – self-tests, information and guidance for people wanting to return to work after a career break
  • Future View Coaching – Coach specialising in coaching for women in business – focussing on women at key stages of their career including Maternity and Parental Transition.
  • NCT – offers Return-to-Work courses in some areas
  • Parenting for Professionals – offers maternity coaching and workshops, and return-to-work workshops for corporates and individuals
  • Position Ignition – workshops, webinars, coaching, club, books and resources for people changing careers, and improving skills
  • Women Returners – networking community and coaching for mid career professionals returning to work
  • Women like us – support women returning to work (in London), give workshops on CVs, interviews, job hunting, career change

Training and Coaching for Women Entreprenuers

  • The Training pack – offers training, business work outs and one-to-one advice to help start up and grow small businesses
  • Women Unlimited – workshops on starting your own business and social media – WordPress, SEO, Social Media Strategy
  • The Women’s Institute – Denman college – courses on cooking, crafts, well-being, literature, writing
  • Across the UK or On line – Get mentoring course for entrepreneurs to become a mentor, led by the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI), launched in the summer of 2012 by the British Bankers Association (BBA), Free

Life coach or executive coach

  • Life coach directory – coaches list themselves, all listed coaches have  to submit qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership with a professional body before they are listed
  • Executive and Life Coach Directory – by We Are the City, coaches aimed at professional and senior women list themselves
  • Happiness Express – Sarah Fraser Coaching on Career Development and Leadership Strengths
  • Anne Loyd – Women’s Business and Life Coach
  • Teresa Mitrovic – Leadership and Lifestyle Balance Coach for Executives and Entrepreneurs