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23rd - 24th, August 2022
Melbourne, AU

Essential leadership capabilities to step up and advance your career


- Identify and develop your capabilities as a confident and successful leader
- Maximise skills to become an authentic leader and communicator
- Leverage your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to lead in a VUCA world
- Career planning and pathways in state and federal Government roles


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

23 Aug - 24 Aug


Capabilities and attributes of an effective leader

- Identify your core values and goals

- Maximise skills to become an authentic leader and communicator

- Identify the right mindset - what stays and what goes


Fundamentals of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

- Evaluate your EQ level and identify opportunities for further growth and leadership development

- Understand the link between self-awareness and leadership success

- Embrace qualities of empathy to become a compelling and inspiring leader


Effective decision-making in complex environments

- How to deal with complex issues - making the ‘right’ decision

- Identify evaluate and harness information from diverse sources to drive practical decisions

- Effectively share information with others and encourage cooperation in coping with change


Communicate with new purpose

- Create and convey a clear vision for your team

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

- Construct a strategy to master tough conversations

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two


Manage work through others - The importance of delegation in team development

- Identify and monitor changes that impact your work environment

- How to set achievable, manageable and measurable goals

- Drive team capacity through coaching and performance feedback


Adaptive leadership in times of disruption and change

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

- Develop resilience to maximise personal and team focus

- Empower your team to embrace change initiatives


Stakeholder engagement

- Identify and gain access to influencers

- Learn to trust your initiative and judgement

- Nurture internal and external relationships

Review key learning points and build your action plan

- Embrace resilience and flexibility as key leadership skills

- Establish the importance of balancing capabilities over your career

- Plan and commit to actions that will lead to success

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two



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