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26th - 27th, April 2023
Virtual / Streaming

Raise operational performance through improved leadership and build high performing teams


- Capabilities and attributes of an effective senior leader
- Strategic leadership and management skills to enhance team performance
- Building resilient, high performing teams aligned with broader business strategy
- Effective management techniques and tools to navigate the changing nature of work


Dr Karen Whittingham

Karen is one of Australia’s leading executive management development specialists who has worked with thousands of executives to transition them into senior leadership roles quickly and effectively. She is an Organisational Psychologist passionate about people’s success and facilitating their careers to rise. She teaches Organisational psychology at UNSW and works with ASX listed companies and large public sector organisations to drive engagement, inclusion and performance.

Impact Psychology Pty Ltd


Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Critical Skills for Experienced Leaders

26 Apr - 27 Apr


Deep dive into your personal leadership values 

- Advocate your value as a leader 

- Learn new capabilities and attributes of an effective senior leader 

- Create a ‘trust bank’ and generate sustainable high performance 


Learn new practices to evolve into the strategic decision-maker

- Explore the latest models and principles for strategic leadership

- Acquire the ability to act strategically and allocate resources effectively

- Apply strategic leadership principles in a high pressure, volatile, ambiguous uncertain environment


Leadership qualities for a continual learning and growth mindset 

- Setting up learning systems for you and your team 

- Build strength-based feedback loops into business as usual


Culture and Performance

- Influence mindsets, beliefs and behaviours

- Drive vision, values and visibility in culture transformation

- Be the role model for behaviour you want to inspire in others and leverage discretionary effort

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd


Thinking differently - How to drive change, innovation and creativity

- Explore the changing nature of the workplace

- Apply a Design Thinking approach to innovation

- Discover tools for generating innovative ideas and fostering creativity in your teams


Influencing up and out - Stakeholder management 

- Manage stakeholder dynamics and manage corporate politics

- Influence up and across senior teams with impact

- Learn communication models for clear and concise communication with and to your senior executives


Delivering high performance and improving decision making

- Discover heuristics and hacks to cut through fixed mindsets 

- Explore ‘The unconscious bias’ getting in your way of success 

- Tools to link innovation with strategy implementation


Wrap up and action plan for your return to work

- Establish the importance of balancing capabilities over your career 

- Create a leadership action plan to address your strategic challenge

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd



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