The Effective Leader

The Effective Leader

Achieving leadership impact through improved effectiveness and performance

This fast-paced course thoroughly assesses your personal style of leadership and helps you realise your own potential. You will focus on developing the personal characteristics that effective senior leaders need.

You will have a great opportunity to explore vital new approaches and develop fresh skills that help maintain focus, clarity and effectiveness in the dynamic challenges of contemporary leadership.

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Key highlights

Learn from industry experts and have an opportunity to work closely with others

Make improvements to how you perceive yourself and your current role.

Learn new ways to engage, energise and inspire others

Upcoming courses

DateDurationLocationFeeTraining Points
9 - 12 March 4 days North Ryde campus (map) $5,490 (incl. GST) 10Register now
14 - 17 September4 days North Ryde campus (map) $5,490 (incl. GST) 10Register now

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You will learn to:

  • Engage and inspire others
  • Grow your capacity to take the lead and deliver results
  • Effectively navigate organisational demands while introducing innovation and new ways of thinking
  • Grow your decision-making capabilities and powers of persuasion

Who should attend

This course is designed for:

  • High-potential individual contributors in significant roles looking to add a range of fresh practical skills that will enable them to make a greater impact.
  • Future-focused experienced mid-level to senior managers in positions where business success depends on their personal effectiveness as a leader.

What you'll learn

Day 1: Leadership

  • Models of leadership.
  • Leadership behaviours.
  • Personal styles and leadership.

Day 2: Performance

  • Leading high-performance teams.
  • Team performance and dysfunctions.
  • Leadership Challenge syndicates.

Day 3: Influence strategies

  • Leadership skills assessment and future development priorities.
  • Coaching strategies.
  • Presence, influence, impact – poise under pressure.
  • Motivating and engaging others.

Day 4: Leadership in turbulent times

  • Leading through barriers to change.
  • Increasing my impact and success.
  • Creating an inspiring future.

Meet your facilitator

Colleen Durant

Colleen Durant

Colleen Durant

Colleen is an organisational psychologist with 20 years of human capital and organisational development experience, earned through both corporate and consulting roles. Her work has focused on producing tangible improvements in leadership and organisational effectiveness in organisations across Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and USA. Colleen has led a broad range of leadership development and organisational transformation projects across financial services, health care, manufacturing and government.

Paul Kirkbride

Dr Paul Kirkbride

Dr Paul Kirkbride

For the last 25 years Paul has worked globally with client organisations in the areas of strategy, change and leadership. Past clients include Cathay Pacific Airways, BAE, Hong Kong Government, Volkswagen, BASF, Beiersdorf, Scottish Power, and Volvo AB.

Find out more

P: +61 2 9850 9016
E: professional.education@
business.mq.edu.au

Macquarie University North Ryde campus

North Ryde campus
99 Talavera Road
Macquarie Park NSW 2113 

Macquarie University Sydney city campus at Angel Place

Sydney city campus
Level 24, 123 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000

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