A Different Kind of Leadership Course for a Different Kind of Leader.

 

Increase your credibility, authority and influence with this special 3-day leadership course in the heart of Sydney's CBD.

If you want to be an effective leader in today's competitive environment, then it’s crucial you have the right blend of soft skills and a strategic mindset. EQ and IQ together are a rare and real competitive advantage.

I'm partnering with Australian College of Professionals to create a one-of-a kind immersive, leadership training to help you achieve all of the above.

We've created a program that is a bit different. We're combining experiential learning with executive coaching, so you can apply best-practice knowledge and cultivate the skills you need to impact your business immediately. 

Plus, you'll have the opportunity to learn alongside other leaders from across industry. Smart people like you, who aren't interested in average. 

This course isn't for everyone. But, it is for anyone looking to take their leadership and influence to the next level.

Who Should Enrol?

  • Upper level or senior managers with over three years of experience managing a team.
  • High potential midlevel managers who are looking to move into executive leadership roles.
  • VP or C-level executives interested in continuing to grow as leaders and sharpen their skill set.
  • Entrepreneurs and startup founders looking to scale your team.

What Topics Are Covered?

Module One: Leading Yourself

You'll never lead your team well, if you can't lead yourself first. In this first day of learning we will tackle the tools, feedback and insights you need to develop self-awareness. We'll take a look at how your behaviours, your values and your biases effect your personal brand. We'll also help you identify your specific leadership style along with your strengths, blindspots and limiting beliefs.

Module Two: Leading Others

Motivation is not about having the right incentives or programs for the people on your teams. Real motivation is understanding what makes them tick. In this second module we'll teach you an EQ tool that you can immediately apply with your teams. We'll also map out your team, identifying their own strengths, weaknesses and opportunities for growth. 

Module Three: Creating a Leadership Culture

Leadership is not a one-time event, it's an everyday journey where you model the way. Equal parts art and science. In this final module we'll explore how you can attract, develop and keep top talent. You'll learn a simple method for embedding coaching in your organisation to drive high performance and innovation. And, we'll help you design a simple HR strategy for creating a leadership pipeline in your organisation.

Benefits and Outcomes:

Each Participant Will Receive:
- Clifton Strengths Assessment & Profile
- Imprint Leadership Profile & Insights
- Selected Leadership Books and Executive Summaries
- Three 60-minute, 1:1 Executive Coaching Sessions with Steve Knox
- Personalised Resources
- Access to Leadership Mentors and Network

Learning Outcomes:
- Self-awareness around leadership style and blindspots.
- Identifying and overcoming time wasting behaviours. 
- Increased Emotional Intelligence and team-building tools.
- How to plan, execute and lead great meetings.
- How to motivate different personalities to increase engagement and productivity.
- How to identify, manage and leverage conflict. 
- Tools for creating a leadership pipeline. 
- Compliance and HR best-practice. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

How much does the Executive Leadership Program cost? 

Your investment in the course is $6,000 AUD. This includes training materials, assessments, food and the follow up executive coaching sessions. We do allow for split payments and copays from your current employer.

How long is the course and what is the time-frame for completion?

Each of the three modules will run multiple times. The first cohort will kick off April 18, 19 and 20. And, participants will have until the end of 2018 to complete all three modules. There is outside work, and you can expect to invest an additional three hours in pre-reading and outside learning.

How many people will be accepted into the program?

We are capping the course at 20 participants for each cohort. This small class size allows for 1:1 interaction and attention. Our desire is to personalise the course as much as possible so your learning is contextualised. 

What is the format of learning?

Each module will be held in the CBD of Sydney and facilitated by Steve Knox. There is online and take-home learning that will complement what we cover each day.

Is there lodging if I'm traveling interstate?

Yes. We have pre-arranged special deals with preferred hotels. Lodging and travel are not included in the cost of tuition. 

Is the course accredited? 

Yes. ACOP is a Registered Training Organisation under the national vocational education and training regulator, the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). And, this course counts towards a Diploma of Leadership and Management within the College. Please contact us if you require further information. 

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Please note that we're only accepting 20 participants in the above cohort. We'll be in touch shortly with further details. Kudos to you for applying...the best leaders never stop learning.