Book your place on our first ever Leadership Course - level 2

25 July 2018

Book your place on our first ever Leadership Course - level 2

Ebru Köksal - will be hosting Women in Football's first ever Level 2 course

Women in Football are excited to launch our first ever Leadership course level 2.

The course, which will take place on Friday 7 September 2018, is a build on from our popular leadership course with the feedback from people who have been on the first one.

It is delivered by ex-FIFA and UEFA Consultant Ebru Köksal, who is also a Director of Women in Football.  

The day is distilled to cover maximum learning and help women occupy executive positions in football by giving them the skills they need to help fulfil their leadership potential.

The course will cover:

  • Confidence Building
  • Public Speaking & Presentation Skills
  • Advanced Negotiation
  • Financial Literacy    
  • Managing a Club in Financial fair Play (FFP) Era

Barclays have once again offered their incredible space on the 30th floor of their HQ at 1 Churchill Pl, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HP.

If you haven’t yet been on a level 1 course, this is your chance to attend both courses on successive days. The next level 1 will take place on Thursday 6 September, more info is available by clicking on the link here.

The applications process is now open and we offer an early bird price of £300, normal price £350, if you book before Tuesday 15 August.

Refreshments throughout the day and lunch are included in the price.

We are offering for ‘newcomers’ to go on both courses for £550.

Please email with a short bio about yourself to register your interest in the courses.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 3 September.

Ebru Köksal

Ebru began her professional career in New York, as a financial analyst in corporate finance at Morgan Stanley, and served as a senior manager at Citibank and AIG between 1992-2000.

Since joining Galatasaray Football Club in 2001, Ebru held several senior positions and following the merger of the football, stadium and marketing companies in 2010, she was appointed the General Manager of the merged entity, Galatasaray Sportif A.

Ebru is the first and only woman to be elected to the Executive Board of European Club Association and served as the Vice Chairwoman of the Institutional Relations Working Group. In October 2011, she was appointed as the General Secretary of the Turkish Football Federation. She was the recipient of the Executive of the Year Award 2011 by Stadium Business Awards.

She is currently a Senior Advisor at J Stern & Co, Board Member at Doublepass BV and MNT Healthcare, Equality and Diversity Advisory Board Member at Scottish FA and founding member of 30% Club Turkey.

Ebru is a graduate of Brown University, with a dual degree in Economics and International Relations. She is also a Chartered Financial Analyst and a graduate of Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, May 2017.

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