The Effective Leader

The Effective Leader

Achieving leadership impact through improved effectiveness and performance

This fast-paced program 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

  • 4 days
  • North Ryde campus
  • 9 - 12 March 2020
  • $5990
  • Training points: 10

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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

Paul Kirkbride

Paul Kirkbride

Paul is an adjunct professor at the Macquarie Business School (MGSM). Prior to joining Macquarie Business School in 2012, Paul was Deputy Dean, Executive Education and Professorial Fellow at Melbourne Business School/Mt Eliza. For the last 25 years, Paul has worked globally with client organisations in the interstices of strategy, change and leadership. Past clients have included Cathay Pacific Airways, BAE, Hong Kong Government, Volkswagen, BASF, Beiersdorf, Scottish Power, and Volvo AB.

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