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HIGHER EDUCATION WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

20th - 21st, September 2022
Virtual / Streaming

Essential skills & tools to enhance your effectiveness as a leader in an evolving higher education environment.

Overview

- Recognise your unique strengths as a Higher Education leader
- Gain insight into alternative leadership styles that will enable you to maintain authenticity
- Identify different techniques that will aid strategic communication and relationships
- Develop skills for self-promotion and accelerated career progression

PLUS:
TWO exclusive industry panels!

Speakers

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.

Director
Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

  • Professor Grady Venville

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic

    Australian National University
  • Liz Burd

    Provost

    Griffith University
  • Prof Tanya Fitzgerald

    Dean and Head of School, Graduate School of Education

    University of Western Australia
  • Professor Eileen Baldry

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    University of New South Wales
  • Professor Wendy Larner

    Provost

    Victoria University of Wellington
  • Dr Jessica Gallagher

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement)

    University of Adelaide
  • Professor Patricia Davidson

    Vice-Chancellor and President

    University of Wollongong
  • Professor Jessica Vanderlelie

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students)

    La Trobe University
  • Professor Joanne Wright

    Deputy vice chancellor, Education

    University of Sydney
  • Prof Lesley Hitchens

    Acting Provost and Senior Vice-President

    University of Technology Sydney

Agenda

Workshop Day One
Interactive Panel Discussion: Balance and burnout - Surviving the past 2 years in Higher Education
Workshop Day Two
Interactive Panel Discussion: The future of work in Higher Education
Higher Education Women in Leadership Workshop

20 Sep - 21 Sep

Workshop

Leadership foundations for women in Higher Education

- Defining your strengths and key development areas

- Understand where you are in your career journey

- Establish your goals for leadership progression

 

Change management in a hybrid environment

- The VUCA environment (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous)

- Tertiary Education challenges in a VUCA world

- Responding to pressure in positions of management

 

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION:

Balance and burnout - Surviving the past 2 years in Higher Education

 

Managing people's performance

- Performance conversations in an academic context

- Explore four primary principles for managing performance 

- Provide feedback that drives engagement and collaboration

- Utilise coaching models for goal setting and performance management

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

Workshop Panel

- Managing the impacts of change in Higher Education

- Work-life balance and avoiding burnout

- Mental health and well-being in teams

- Strategies to build resilience 


  • Liz Burd Provost Griffith University

  • Prof Tanya Fitzgerald Dean and Head of School, Graduate School of Education University of Western Australia

  • Dr Jessica Gallagher Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) University of Adelaide

  • Professor Patricia Davidson Vice-Chancellor and President University of Wollongong

  • Prof Lesley Hitchens Acting Provost and Senior Vice-President University of Technology Sydney

Workshop

High level communication, influence and negotiation

- Develop your communication strategy - style, structure and substance

- Stakeholder engagement 

- Know your audience’s expectations 

- Effectively managing up and how important it is to do it differently in academia

 

Conversations that build trust to communicate your vision 

- Communication skills to maximise influence

- Understand other people's motivations and emotions

- Manage emotions for positive and assertive communication and relationships

- Trusting yourself and your decisions as a professional 

 

INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION:

The future of work in Higher Education


Strategic thinking and career progression

- Unpack practical takeaways and build a personalised action plan 

- Workshop key skills and strategies to implement back in the office

- Share approaches to move your career forward

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

Workshop Panel

- Exploring the impacts of recent trends and crises on the sector

- Navigating the new world of work, remote learning and innovation in an online environment

- Preparing for the next 5-10 years

- Reaching gender parity by 2030

  • Professor Grady Venville Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Australian National University

  • Professor Eileen Baldry Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion University of New South Wales

  • Professor Wendy Larner Provost Victoria University of Wellington

  • Professor Jessica Vanderlelie Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) La Trobe University

  • Professor Joanne Wright Deputy vice chancellor, Education University of Sydney

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