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The Leadership Mindset Programme

Building leadership capabilities for mid-career managers.


About the programme

The Leadership Mindset Programme builds new learning and capabilities to help you step up in your organisation.

The programme is comprised of three two-day, non-residential workshops across a three month period. This format enables participants to:

  • Develop new leadership thinking from experienced facilitators, programme peers and guest speakers in interactive sessions
  • Practise and embed new learning in their own organisations throughout the programme
  • Challenge or recognise common assumptions about leadership and management
  • Sustain new leadership practices beyond the duration of the programme

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Am I eligible?

This programme is ideally suited to:

  • Mid-career managers and professionals
  • Those who are leading teams, projects or whose role requires them to lead across departments or networks
  • Those ready for a step-change in their career pathway

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Programme content

Workshop One – Identifying the work of leadership

  • Connecting with why leadership is so important
  • Distinguishing between professional expertise, management and leadership
  • Developing new leadership understanding

Workshop Two – Doing the work of leadership

  • Building robust conversations
  • Engaging productively with conflict and difference
  • Identifying and working across boundaries

Workshop Three – Sustaining the work of leadership

  • Leading through change and uncertainty
  • Working with meaning and purpose
  • Sustaining leadership practice

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Individual and Organisational Benefits

Organisations will have managers and team leaders who:

  • Engage proactively with the organisation’s strategic objectives
  • Engage with issues for which there are no easy answers
  • Adapt to different challenges with agile thinking

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Success story

“This programme is probably one of the most practical learning experiences I’ve had in my career. We were guided through different leadership constructs, which challenge traditional views. I was surprised how much I could take immediately into my challenging real world and start applying even before the end of the programme – that’s the true test of its value.”

Keith Linforth | General Manager Customer Operations | Vocus Communications

“The Leadership Mindset programme has enabled my doctors to move beyond their well-honed ‘medical expert’ mindset. They are more creative and explore new ways of working – leading us to better meet the needs of those we serve.”

Willem Landman | Clinical Director | Emergency Department Waitemata DHB

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Programme dates

Auckland

  • Workshop 1: 20-21 August
  • Workshop 2: 18-19 September
  • Workshop 3: 23-24 October

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More information

To talk to us about The Leadership Mindset Programme, please contact:

Philippa Collins

Ph: (09) 923 5712
E: philippa.collins@auckland.ac.nz

          

       

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