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16th - 17th, May 2023
Melbourne, AU

Essential leadership capabilities to step up and advance your career


- Understand your strengths, values and leadership style
- Learn the art of clear, confident communication
- Tools to effectively manage and lead through challenges and change
- Develop your personal action plan for future success


Louise Thomson

Louise Thomson is a confident, courageous, and passionate woman who contributes her experience and wisdom to those who aspire to be better leaders. With three decades in leadership positions within corporate Australia, not-for-profit, volunteer and her own small business, Louise has experienced almost every situation faced by people leaders and business leaders.

Louise works with leadership teams, aspiring leaders and is especially passionate about women who need support to rise into leadership roles where decision making is dominated by only half of the population. She was once described as an outstanding ‘blank canvas’ facilitator; enabling groups to learn from each other while providing strong support and expertise in leadership development.

Leadership Development Specialist
Global People Two


Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Public Sector Leadership Level 1: Emerging Leaders & Managers Toolkit

16 May - 17 May


Capabilities and attributes of an effective leader

- Identify your core values and style

- Understand the skills needed to become an authentic leader and communicator

- Define your personal leadership brand


Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

- Understand the link between self-awareness and leadership success

- Identify personal preferences in your EQ and identify opportunities for further growth and personal development

- Embrace qualities of empathy to enhance personal leadership capability


Effective leadership in complex environments

- Understand the nature of complexity

- Leading people through complex issues

- Enhance consideration of team culture in achieving high performance


Communication skills to lead with purpose

- Create and convey a clear vision for your team

- Recognise and value diversity in your team’s working and communication styles

- Develop personal leadership communications skills

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two


Adaptive leadership in times of disruption and change

- How to engage your team to translate strategic plans into concrete actions

- Understand individual and team resilience to optimise personal and team outcomes

- Strategies to empower your team to embrace change initiatives


Leading small teams through everyday challenges

- Identify current challenges and the impact on work environment

- Develop leadership strategies to enhance organisational outcomes

- Drive team capacity through coaching and performance feedback


 Stakeholder engagement

- Identify internal and external stakeholders

- Develop strategies to improve organisational outcomes

- Nurture internal and external relationships


Review key learning points and build you action plan

- Plan actions that will lead to success

- Identify future leadership priorities

- Commit to personal accountability to your actions

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two



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