The Influential Leader

The Influential Leader

Lifting your leadership from operational to strategic

This course will empower your thinking and challenge you to accelerate your leadership career. It helps equip ambitious senior executives to shape the future state of their organisation and implement transformational change.

You’ll be able to reassess your skills and emotional intelligence as you take on broader accountability and challenges. You’ll be able to learn about yourself and recognise different drivers that motivate those around you.

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Key highlights

Learn from expert facilitators and industry experts

Develop key competencies to accelerate your leadership career

Real time peer feedback and meaningful project work

Upcoming courses

DateDurationLocationFeeTraining Points 
18 - 21 May 4 days Sydney city campus (map) $7,490 (incl. GST) 14 Register now
9 - 12 November 4 days Sydney city campus (map) $7,490 (incl. GST) 14 Register now

three professionals in a serious discussion

You will learn to:

  • Communicate a strong vision and purpose, and work to engage others.
  • Use positivity and perspective to establish and maintain high performance.
  • Understand the perceptions and needs of consumers, clients and stakeholders in a complex system and influence these for sound long-term decisions.
  • Work constructively with group dynamics and manage the relationship between influence and authority.

Who should attend

This course is designed for:

  • Those who are moving into a more strategic leadership role with a greater scope of responsibility and influence.
  • Senior Executives and high performing business or operational managers who are working to achieve outcomes across multiple teams.
  • Commonwealth Government– SES Band 1 and EL 2s.
  • NSW Government – SES Director and Clerk 11/12.

What you'll learn

Day 1: Influence

  • Influence and change in the learning zone.
  • Narrative as a leading and influencing technique.
  • Influence through a coaching and facilitative approach.

Day 2: Influencing others

  • Finding the way in to another – 4MAT as an influencing model.
  • Getting buy-in and empowering others – curiosity, questioning vs telling, positive belief.
  • Individual organisational leadership challenge.

Day 3: The relationship between power and influence

  • Refining and communicating your personal vision.
  • Communicating with impact – skills and practice.
  • Leading a diverse workforce – learning how staff construct the world of work.
  • Shaping team and organisational culture.

Day 4: Critical-thinking

  • Making good decisions in a context of ambiguity and constant change.
  • Health and well-being for oneself and team.
  • Journaling and design of action plan.

Meet your facilitators

Roslyn Williams

Roslyn Williams

Roslyn Williams

Roslyn is an accredited strengths-based coach, facilitator, leadership developer, mentor, writer and speaker. She brings many years of experience in people management, leadership and course delivery, working with individuals in diverse functions and industries characterised by complex stakeholder relationships and operating landscapes.

Larry Marlow

Larry Marlow

Larry Marlow

Larry’s professional experience includes senior management roles across the public and private sectors in the fields of IT, marketing, public healthcare, academia, and management consulting. He is a registered clinical and organisational psychologist, an adjunct professor, and highly experienced executive coach. Larry works with individuals, management teams, and organisations to support business, cultural and personal behavioural change.

He consults to some of Australia’s largest commercial and public sector organisations to enhance strategic thinking and enhance leadership capability.

Find out more

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

North Ryde campus
99 Talavera Road
Macquarie Park NSW 2113 

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

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