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VPS 5-6 WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

19th - 20th, April 2023
Melbourne, AU

Powerful skills, insights and inspiration to boost performance and progression

Overview

- Refining your leadership style for personal and team performance
- High-level communication, influence and negotiation skills
- Build resilience to thrive during times of change and uncertainty
- Create your personal action plan for success

Speakers

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

Agenda

Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
VPS 5-6 Women in Leadership Workshop

19 Apr - 20 Apr

Workshop

Evolve into an authentic and effective leader

- Expectations and values of VPS 5-6 leaders

- Distill your authentic approach to management and leadership

- Use reflective leadership to strengthen leadership

 

Advanced Emotional Intelligence (EI)

- Explore leadership qualities for a continual learning mindset 

- Utilise heightened EI to make effective strategic decisions

- Establish the importance of balancing capabilities over your career 

 

Increase your understanding of adaptive interventions

- Adaptive leadership strategies for managing different people

- Develop your team’s resilience to stress and change

- Engage and manage sensitive issues under pressure

 

Strengthen your resilience and resolve

- Perform productively through tough times

- Deal constructively with stress, criticism and setbacks

- Effectively manage conflict and turn negativity into opportunity

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two

Workshop

High-level communication and negotiation skills

- Manage emotions for positive and assertive communication and relationships

- Explore coaching strategies to build capability in a team environment

- Navigate the initial challenges of difficult conversations

 

Stakeholder engagement and influencing strategies

- Effectively engaging stakeholders to understand the problem and identifying solutions

- Integrating multi-stakeholder perspectives and facilitating shared understanding

- Resolving conflict and disagreement in group problem solving

 

Align your team with organisational expectations

- Support your team and engage others to deliver

- Manage expectations through change

- Build cohesive and engaged teams

 

Personal action plan for success in the Victorian Public Sector 

- Identify and respond to threats and see challenges as opportunities

- Determine your areas for development, key resources, change agents and networks

- Create an action plan for your career

  • Louise Thomson Leadership Development Specialist Global People Two

Pricing

Venue

Cliftons Melbourne

Level 1, 440 Collins St, Melbourne, VIC, 3000, Australia

+61 3 9993 9999

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