Agenda

SYD: 18 MARCH | MEL: 23 MARCH | BNE: 25 MARCH | PER: 30 MARCH  
 
08:30 am Registration and Welcome Coffee  |  09:00 am Course starts  |  10:30 am Morning Tea  |  12:30 pm Networking Lunch 
03:00 pm Afternoon Break  |  05:00 pm End of Day program
 
Pick your sessions from any stream for each time slot  

Morning Sessions

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Leading with Emotional Intelligence Mastering the Art of Having Difficult Conversations
  • Applying Emotional Intelligence to connect and influence others
  • Increase your resilience to improve performance under stressful situations 
  • Become an Emotionally Intelligence, a self-aware leader that the organisation respects and responds to 
Facilitators
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane: Malcolm Dawes
Perth: Virginia Huupponen 
  • Removing emotions and reactions to identify the message at the heart of the conversation 
  • Strategies to address pushback and diversions to keep the conversations on track 
  • Moving the communication from a standoff to rebuilding the relationship 
Facilitators 
Sydney, Melbourne: Nick Hedges
Brisbane, Perth: Annie Larkin

Pre-lunch Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Leading with Emotional Intelligence Dealing with workplace conflicts 
  • Applying Emotional Intelligence to connect and influence others
  • Increase your resilience to improve performance under stressful situations 
  • Become an Emotionally Intelligence, a self-aware leader that the organisation respects and responds to 
Facilitators
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane: Malcolm Dawes
Perth: Virginia Huupponen 
  • Identifying the different approaches to conflict to identify ways to address it
  • Understanding the reasons driving workplace conflicts, to address the real issues
  • Coaching others on working through workplace conflicts for better relationships 
Facilitators 
Sydney, Melbourne: Nick Hedges
Brisbane, Perth: Annie Larkin

Post-lunch Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Creating a High-performance Culture within your organisation  Be the Leader who Champions Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Align your team with a common purpose to drive high-performance outcomes
  • Understand individual's different needs when it comes to motivation and adjust your behviours accordingly
  • Demonstrate the practices that build relationships and motivate others 
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane: Malcolm Dawes
Perth: TBC
  • Moving beyond an understanding of diversity to creating an inclusive environment 
  • Understanding intersectionality in diversity and inclusion 
  • Developing a framework for creating an inclusive culture, call on diverse thinking and address unconscious bias 
Facilitators 
Melbourne: Michelle Sheppard
Sydney, Brisbane, Perth: TBC

Evening Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Coaching for high-performance teams and outcomes  Leading within the Employment Law Framework
  • Moving beyond training to a coaching mindset for better performance outcomes 
  • How to partner with your team members to drive meaningful professional development 
  • Skills and techniques to support you team to succeed  
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Jade Varley
  • Fundamentals of the employment law landscape 
  • Dealing with performance issues in a legal and an appropriate manner 
  • Mitigating risks with existing staff members and how to justify employment decisions 
Facilitators 
Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth: Jo Alilovic
Sydney: TBC

SYD: 19 MARCH | MEL: 24 MARCH | BNE: 26 MARCH | PER: 31 MARCH  
 
08:30 am Registration and Welcome Coffee  |  09:00 am Course starts  |  10:30 am Morning Tea  |  12:30 pm Networking Lunch 
03:00 pm Afternoon Break  |  05:00 pm End of event
 
Pick your sessions from any stream for each time slot  

Morning Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 From team member to leader Protecting Mental Health at Work and Promoting Positive Wellbeing 
  • Strategies to manage the challenges of the changing relationship with your colleagues 
  • Building relationships and influence without enforcing status or power 
  • Developing and maintaining a leaders mindset to assist in the transition 
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Malcolm Dawes
  • Recognise how to spot signs of concern in yourself and in colleagues 
  • Learn a best practice model for understanding mental illness and positive mental health 
  • Create an action plan to proactively promote mental health in your workplace 
Facilitators 
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Peta Dampaney

Pre-lunch Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Rewards, Recognition and Motivation Dealing with Workplace Toxicity
  • Rewarding and recognising staff when there is no financial budget 
  • Strategies for motivating your team to go above their position descriptions 
  • Moving beyond the basics of motivation to engage your team when the stakes are high
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane: Andy Pope
Perth: TBC 
  • Identifying toxic behaviours before it is too late
  • Strategies to proactively manage toxic environments, relationships and individuals 
  • Moving on from toxicity: rebuilding individuals, relationships and teams to be stronger 
Facilitators 
Sydney, Melbourne: Nick Hedges
Brisbane, Perth: Annie Larkin 

Post-lunch Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Communicating with clarity Be the Leader who Champions Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Setting standards - encouraging positive communication approaches to team interaction 
  • Assertive communication - bringing honest expression and influencing to a win win!
  • Using feedback as a tool to improve performance and create growth in your team 
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Jade Varley
  • Identify and understand the differences between stress and burnout 
  • Review the best strategies for yourself and your team to manage stress and build a resilient workplace
  • Create a psychologically safe culture to prevent fatigue and burnout 
Facilitators 
Sydney: Elizabeth Granger
Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Anne Love

Evening Sessions 

 Stream One  Stream Two
 Communicating with clarity  Dealing with Workplace Toxicity 
  • Setting standards - encouraging positive communication approaches to team interaction 
  • Assertive communication - bringing honest expression and influencing to a win win!
  • Using feedback as a tool to improve performance and create growth in your team 
Facilitator
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth: Jade Varley
  • Identifying toxic behaviours before it is too late  
  • Strategies to proactively manage toxic environments, relationships and individuals 
  • Moving on from toxicity; rebuilding individuals, relationships and teams to be stronger
Facilitators 
Sydney, Melbourne: Nick Hedges
Brisbane, Perth: Annie Larkin