Leadership Development - Leading Self

You need to understand yourself as a leader before you can understand or lead others. This program draws on world-wide leadership research and focuses on the practical application of leadership skills and principles.


3 Days



This program offers the ideal opportunity for leaders who want to enhance their understanding of themselves, build their personal leadership brand and capabilities and advance their leadership development journey.

Being the best leader you can be begins with being willing to look in the mirror:

  • What do I offer anyone?
  • Where do I need to improve?
  • How can I leverage my strengths?

You will engage in a range of activities to not only highlight your relative strengths and weaknesses, but also to explore the impact these characteristics have on other people with whom you interact. This reflection will also consider your personal values and how these values influence behaviour and decision making. On the program, you will build an action plan to implement changes on return to your workplace and embed a longer term personal development plan.

Participants will also have access to optional one-on-one coaching sessions with one of the program facilitators
(3 x 1 hour sessions).

Who will benefit

The program is suitable for team leaders, managers and coordinators at all levels who are seeking to better understand their personal leadership styles, the values that drive their choices and who want to create an action plan to advance their personal leadership development.


  • Personal leadership development
  • Personal leadership styles
  • Transactional vs transformational leadership practices – what’s your preference?
  • Analysis of your leadership strengths and weaknesses
  • Leadership strategies
  • 5 principles of leadership in action
  • Visioning, both personal and organisational
  • Preparing for the future
  • Understanding the basis of your organisation’s culture
  • Aligning leadership development with organisational goals
  • Designing meaningful leadership development
  • Personal development assessment, action planning, follow-up and measurement. 

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Have a clear understanding of their strengths and weaknesses as a leader
  • Define personal leadership and life goals through self-evaluation and dialogue
  • Develop key aspects of transformational leadership in practice
  • Clarify appropriate approaches, values and beliefs about their leadership style. 

Optional/Additional Coaching Package:


(3 x 1 hour sessions):

$900  Non Member
$800 Corporate / Professional Member

What past course attendees say:

"Great depth of knowledge and engagement with students."
"The course was very informative, loved the catering!"
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