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5th WOMEN IN PROPERTY LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

1st - 4th, March 2021
Sydney, AU

Overcoming invisible barriers to success

Overview

- Techniques for confident and persuasive communication
- Practical strategies for turning challenges into growth opportunities
- Develop the skills to thrive in a male-dominated environment
- Cultivate followership and leverage your leadership profile

Agenda

Leadership communication with impact
If not you, who? If not now, when?
The power of authenticity
Rapid progression - Embracing non-linear opportunities
Resilient leadership
The road to resilience - An inspirational journey
3 steps to unlocking your value - Get noticed, seize opportunities, be rewarded
Changing organisational culture
Managing change and innovation
The essence of leadership and vision
Persuasive communication
Breaking barriers - The outside-in approach
Take the lead - Lift as you climb
Stakeholder leadership - Leading bystanders and followers
Breaking the glass ceiling
The art of leadership presence
Pre-Summit Workshop

01 Mar

Workshop

Explore the power of communication and how it can be employed to foster support, expand your leadership influence and navigate the toughest of conversations. You'll cover communication skills, emotional intelligence and the art of negotiation, plus gain practical tools to engage your stakeholders - helping you emerge as an influential leader in the long-term.

 

Build confidence and master your mindset for success

- Understand how your mindset impacts your message

- Strategies to overcome nerves 

- Overcome imposter syndrome and self-sabotage

 

How to build a powerful connection with your audience

- Avoid the ‘one size fits all’ approach 

- Discover how to adapt your message to the different communication styles 

- Foster trust and generate buy-in through genuine engagement

 

Managing the personalities in the room 

- Ways to maintain a presence

- Understanding how to leverage different drivers and motivators

- Create an impact in under two minutes

 

The art of negotiation and influential communication

- Techniques for negotiating effectively 

- How to make tone work for you 

- Develop an influential communication style


  • Michelle Sorrensen Leadership & Mindset Coach Michelle Sorrensen

Summit Day One

02 Mar - 02 Apr

Case Study

Start the event with a burst of inspiration from trailblazer Michelle Tierney, who's devoted to helping women navigate the male-dominated terrain of corporate Australia. Deep dive into Michelle's encouraging journey to being one of the property industry's most influential advocates and mentor of women in the workforce.


- Activate the advocate in you

- Build your leadership capability

- Create a people-centric perspective and champion women

  • Michelle Tierney Chief Operating Officer SCA Property Group

Case Study

Whether you’re dealing with a client, colleague or those you lead, trust is the foundation of successful business relationships. But to earn trust, you must first cultivate authenticity. Join Louise as she shares her thoughts on authenticity and strategies to become a leader in the property industry.


- Confidence comes from understanding who you are

- Transparency promotes relationships

- Demonstrate consistency through your leadership style

  • Louise Rowe National Director, Office Leasing Colliers International

Case Study

Ever-changing job markets and technologies create blockages for career progression - but they also create opportunities. Join Angela as she shares experiences and insights from her innovative progression path - a nonlinear journey to success.


- Consider horizontal and lateral career progression

- Learn the value of transferable skills to propel progression

- Identify and leverage opportunities

  • Angela Buckley General Manager Capital Transactions Mirvac

Panel

Stress is a viable concern for employees and their employers. Too much pressure can harm the capacity to bounce back. So how can you ensure you flourish rather than flop?


The answer lies in leadership. Our panel will explore how you can support the resilience of your team and the wider organisation.


- Engage a learning mindset

- Lead proactive organisational culture resilience

- Practical approaches to change management

  • Natalie Craig Chief Legal & Commercial Officer Cushman & Wakefield

  • Keir Barnes Deputy Chief Financial Officer Dexus

  • Joanne Cain National Real Estate Manager, Properties & Facilities Directorate Australian Catholic University

  • Tim Church Managing Director Head of Real Estate Australasia UBS

Case Study

Resilient leaders meet change head-on, helping others to assess and adapt. They acknowledge the situation, learn from mistakes, and move forward with a positive action-oriented mindset. Michelle's insights into change management will help you nurture your self-confidence and forge a successful career of your own.


- Gain situational perspective and nurture your self-confidence

- Understand the role of a leader in helping others to build resilience

- Re-calibrate to get back on track and lean on your support network

  • Michelle Ciesielski Partner & Head of Residential Research Knight Frank

Expert Commentary

Understanding and demonstrating your professional value is the latchkey to career opportunities. To help you unlock your potential, Becs will provide you with the skills to leverage your leadership profile and position yourself for progression.


- Identify your strengths 

- Leverage your value and increase your visibility 

- Position yourself for success

  • Bec Sands Freelance Communications Consultant & Career Pivot Coach Bec Sands Coaching

Case Study

Everyone plays a part in changing organisational culture, but as a leader, your choices cause a ripple effect. We all want to make a powerful impact, so make sure it's a positive one.


- Communicate your vision and value

- Gain stakeholder buy-in and translate this into action

- Overcome reluctance and resistance to cultural change

Summit Day Two

03 Mar

Case Study

As change becomes the norm, you must ensure employees remain invested in the journey. Joanna is an effective change leader who will share her experience and insight on supportive leadership and employee engagement principles. Walk away better equipped to steer your organisation and people through upheaval. 

 

- Gain stakeholder buy-in and translate into action

- Overcome reluctance and resistance to change

- Guide your organisation and team through change 



  • Joanna Marsh General Manager, Innovation & Strategic Projects Investa

Case Study

Innovative leaders have a vision of the future, striving for immediate success without losing sight of long-term goals. Amanda will offer actionable insights to ignite the innovator in you, helping you to uncover your purpose.


- Cultivate the skills for adaptive leadership

- Generate motivation and provide inspiration

- Be innovative and stay current

  • Amanda Steele Senior Managing Director, Asset Services CBRE

Expert Commentary

Optimising your communication skills to influence a multitude of stakeholders is vital for success in the property industry. Mastering this ability will help you gain support throughout your career and become an extraordinarily impactful leader.


- Guarantee an assertive impact as a communicator

- Adapt to your audience

- Communication skills to achieve your goals

  • Michelle Sorrensen Leadership & Mindset Coach Michelle Sorrensen

Case Study

Women are increasingly seeking entrepreneurial or social pursuits outside of the corporate world. For Anita, entrepreneurship provided the opportunity to chase her passion (and succeed), but the route from corporate team player to founder wasn't simple. Join the founder of Dokotela as she shares her transitional career story, eventually finding her way into corporate leadership as Managing Director of LaSalle Investment Management.


- Understand the nonlinear nature of career progression

- Find your common thread and weave together your unique career story

- Identify and leverage opportunities in your professional and personal life

  • Anita Mustac Managing Director LaSalle

Panel

To thrive as a leader, you'll need to think beyond personal agendas and recognise that you will go further and grow stronger when you support others. Let's open the dialogue and discuss ways in which we can help elevate others, and ourselves.


- Engage a learning mindset

- Lead proactive organisational culture resilience

- Practical approaches to change management

  • Robyn Gleeson Managing Director Elders Property

  • Richard Crawford Senior Director of Hotel Development, Australia, NZ, and Pacific Marriott International

  • Natalie Devlin Chief Experience Officer Charter Hall Group

  • Leonie Wilkinson Executive Director, Global Clients & Marketing QIC

Case Study

Responsiveness and understanding isn't just an exercise in leadership. These traits are critical for stakeholder management and will echo throughout the organisational spectrum. It's common to focus on gaining buy-in from others, but as you endeavour to engage, don't forget to be engaged.


- The importance of understanding your stakeholders

- Strategies for engaging stakeholders

- Establish a foundation for productive and mutually-beneficial collaboration

  • Leonie Wilkinson Executive Director, Global Clients & Marketing QIC

Roundtable

Summarise the takeaways and form an action plan for making a difference on your return to work.


- Key lessons gained from the summit

- Critical skills to help you succeed

- Develop an action plan moving forward

Post-Summit Workshop

04 Mar

Workshop

Learning to define your executive presence, master the language of leadership and persuasively communicate your distinct brand story is critical to unlocking your leadership potential.


Gain practical skills and techniques to perfect your brand and make your value visible. Walk away with new techniques to enhance your communication, confidence, credibility and maximise your leadership capabilities.


Define and communicate your brand

- Identify your leadership style

- Play to your strengths

- Cultivate your brand


Develop your presence as a leader

- Expand your influence

- Develop professional confidence

- Identify what’s holding you back


Communicate as an accomplished leader

- Understand verbal and non-verbal communication skills

- Develop presentation and public speaking skills

- Communicate across a multi-generational workforce


Increase confidence and credibility

- Project confidence in a variety of situations

- Be authentic in your relationships

- Lead credibly

  • Liz Tilley Leadership Coach Liz Tilley Coaching

Speakers

  • Michelle Tierney

    Chief Operating Officer

    SCA Property Group
  • Joanna Marsh

    General Manager, Innovation & Strategic Projects

    Investa
  • Robyn Gleeson

    Managing Director

    Elders Property
  • Natalie Craig

    Chief Legal & Commercial Officer

    Cushman & Wakefield
  • Richard Crawford

    Senior Director of Hotel Development, Australia, NZ, and Pacific

    Marriott International
  • Amanda Steele

    Senior Managing Director, Asset Services

    CBRE
  • Louise Rowe

    National Director, Office Leasing

    Colliers International
  • Michelle Ciesielski

    Partner & Head of Residential Research

    Knight Frank
  • Natalie Devlin

    Chief Experience Officer

    Charter Hall Group
  • Keir Barnes

    Deputy Chief Financial Officer

    Dexus
  • Anita Mustac

    Managing Director

    LaSalle
  • Joanne Cain

    National Real Estate Manager, Properties & Facilities Directorate

    Australian Catholic University
  • Angela Buckley

    General Manager Capital Transactions

    Mirvac
  • Leonie Wilkinson

    Executive Director, Global Clients & Marketing

    QIC
  • Tim Church

    Managing Director Head of Real Estate Australasia

    UBS
  • Bec Sands

    Freelance Communications Consultant & Career Pivot Coach

    Bec Sands Coaching
  • Michelle Sorrensen

    Leadership & Mindset Coach

    Michelle Sorrensen
  • Liz Tilley

    Leadership Coach

    Liz Tilley Coaching

Pricing

Venue

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney

27 O'Connell Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000, Australia

02 8214 0000

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