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23rd - 24th, November 2022
Virtual / Streaming

Enhance essential skills to excel in EL1 & EL2 level roles & beyond


- Demonstrate the leadership & accountability to achieve high performance
- Apply Emotional Intelligence (EI) to shape strategic outcomes
- Set & lead strategic directions across the organisation
- Deliver efficient & effective service design & delivery


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
EL1 & EL2 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

23 Nov - 24 Nov


Authentic executive-level leadership

- Expectations and values of an EL leader

- Understand individual strengths and values as a leader

- Resetting your personal and professional brand

- Utilise leadership styles to your advantage


Emotional Intelligence (EI)

- Enhance self-awareness to lead and motivate your team

- Optimise personal strengths to enhance emotional competence 

- Utilise heightened EI to make effective strategic decisions

- Override emotional responses to stressful situations


Evolve into the strategic decision-maker

- The shift from micro to macro leadership

- Develop and use political nous  

- Set and lead strategic directions across the organisation


Build resilience under pressure

- Anticipate and manage risk effectively

- Prepare for unexpected challenges

- Make crucial judgements under pressure

- Explore coaching styles of leadership

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd


Stakeholder management

- Engage and manage stakeholder expectations during change

- Represent and influence on behalf of your agency with authority

- Engage and manage sensitive issues under pressure

- Harness and resolve conflict


Build team capability and accountability

- Strategies to leverage design thinking 

- Build reliability and accountability in your team

- Adaptable leadership strategies for managing different people

- Develop your team’s resilience to stress and change


Lead teams to achieve higher levels of performance 

- Align teams with organisational goals 

- Co-create high performance

- Tools for managing complex issues 

- Build cohesive and engaged teams


Implement personal leadership strategies back in the workplace 

- Being an authentic leader and communicator 

- Embrace resilience and agility

- Plan and commit to actions that will lead to success 

- Identify future leadership priorities

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd



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