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Empowering seminar at Wits for 21st century mining leaders
August 6 - August 8Free
This seminar will be covering important topics relevant for women and leadership in mining, the programme has been carefully designed to inspire, support, empower and develop leaders. It will also offer continuous professional development (CPD) points. The seminar is aimed at future leaders – especially women – including graduates, supervisors and managers in the mining sector.
Three modules will be covered during the three days. The first module – Introducing 21st Century Mining – has a strong focus on 21st century mining. The second is Transformation in Mining, in which leaders from industry and business share insights on transformation and leadership. The third module is Leadership for 21st century mining; this aims to empower leaders through the tools of self-awareness, personal development, mentoring, coaching, emotional intelligence and networking.
Included in the programme is a visit to the Wits Sibanye-Stillwater Digital Mining Laboratory (DigiMine), which is a 24/7, digitally monitored, realistic underground mining environment. There will also be a visit to the exciting Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation hub in Braamfontein.
The WMI is a centre of excellence to promote innovation and sustainability in the extractive sectors through developing skills and technology. It is part of the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment at Wits University in Johannesburg.