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April 30th - May 1st, 2020
Virtual / Streaming

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


Maree Walk

Maree is the founder and principal consultant at MW Consultancy. She is an experienced, in-demand leadership specialist focussed on coaching and mentoring across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Maree was the Deputy Secretary, Programs and Service Design in the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS), where she specialised in service design and delivery for FACS. Prior to becoming Deputy Secretary, Maree worked as the Chief Executive of Community Services. She also worked in the non-government sector and was the Chair of the Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies (ACWA) – the peak body for child and family services in NSW.

Founder & Principal Consultant


- Develop your individual leadership style
- Build confidence & influence
- Improve self-awareness & self-reflection
- Master the art of confident communication
- Learn to navigate change & uncertainty
- Understand & manage unconscious bias
- Difficult conversations & managing conflict
- Explore individual & team motivation
- Gain strategies for employee engagement
- Learn to self-promote & progress your career
- Write your personal leadership plan


Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Hunter Region Women in Leadership Workshop

30 Apr - 01 May

Develop adaptive leadership skills to excel 

- Adaptive leadership and intervention skills

- Explore technical vs adaptive challenges 

- Identify how best to utilise your interventions within the context of your organisation 


Understand power, influence and authority

- Getting comfortable with power 

- Tools to increase your leadership presence - test your own influencing style

- How to align power with authenticity, courage and vulnerability


High-level communication and negotiation skills

- Build your negotiation skills and repertoire - “Nice girls don’t ask and smart women do”

- Preparing for and have difficult conversations with confidence

- Develop techniques of persuasion and negotiation

Self-Awareness & Emotional Intelligence (EQ) 

- Tools to improve your self-awareness

- Increase your listening skills and enhance your (EQ)

- Set your intentions - increase your focus, productivity and how you’re perceived as a leader 

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Improving your leadership style

- Coaching and mentoring others to improve performance

- Delivering and receiving feedback - get comfortable with being uncomfortable 

- Build resilience to thrive under pressure under pressure

Transformational leadership strategies to accelerate team performance

- Leverage team dynamics to enhance performance

- Support your team and engage others to deliver 

- Manage tough situations and people 


Drive change and innovation as a female leader

- Recognise and overcome hurdles to change

- Trust your intuition and step outside your comfort zone

- Embed a positive change culture in an organisation


Strategic career progression - Understand your career to date

- Maximise existing relationships and networks and build new ones for professional opportunities

- Share approaches to move your career forward

- Develop a personal leadership plan - short and long-term

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