The Personal Development cornerstone is explored in BPW via three different methods.
- Formal: Monthly dinner meetings, guest speakers, special events, mentoring programs, workshops, training, provincial conferences, conventions and congresses.
- Informal: Sharing/mentoring and learning from a diverse membership comprised of a wide range of occupations and experience. Holding executive positions within the organization at any level enhances your professional skills.
- Career Skills Advancement Program: offers members an economical, timely and practical skill development program. This program offers general skills: mentoring, time management, public speaking, meeting management, handling sexual harassment and business etiquette.
Numerous self-directed modules in leadership development, lobbying, communication management and many others are available to the members.