A practical and hands-on course designed to advance your leadership in Defence
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Monday 25 - Wednesday 27 July 2022
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Be coached on the real skills you need to grow as a woman in Defence leadership
Intimate, engaging and hands-on, this course will upskill you in key areas so you can take the next step in your leadership journey with confidence. Specifically designed for women in Defence & Defence Industry roles, this unique learning experience is built around the crucial skills for your role and career trajectory. Optimise your leadership for male dominated fields, build your communication, networking and career progression skills and lead a high performing team with trust and confidence.

This program has been thoughtfully designed to optimise your learning experience around your work week. You will walk away refreshed, inspired and confident in your leadership and the path ahead.

This masterclass is:

• Tailored for you: Designed to grow the essential skills for leaders in your environment
• Led by a seasoned Defence & Defence Industry leadership facilitator and coach with a background in the Royal Australian Navy & BAE Systems
• Practical and hands-on: Design your personal leadership action plan with 1:1 feedback from a seasoned defence leadership coach

What can I expect from this online Masterclass?

• A personalised learning experience: With a maximum of 25 participants, in this intimate and hands-on Masterclass you will have the opportunity to share your personal objectives and organisational challenges, work in groups to solve problems and have 1-1 discussions with the facilitator and receive personalised feedback and insights.
• Build new connections and a support network of like-minded peers: You’ll get the chance to collaborate and problem-solve with a new network of Defence &Defence Industry professionals, all with a special interest in growing as leaders. Each participant will work in small groups throughout the modules to provide support, advice and networking between sessions, with many support networks continuing beyond the program as lasting relationships.
• A toolkit of takeaway resources: Walk away with a toolkit of practical resources, frameworks and hacks that you will be able to implement immediately to assist your leadership development journey and career progression goals.
• Professional live online event delivery team and live IT support: This isn’t our first rodeo. We specialise in delivering online learning and have served thousands of customers. Our live event delivery team will be online with you to address any IT challenges and support the facilitator so everyone can focus on learning without any distractions.

Who will attend?

• Current & emerging female leaders in Defence & Defence Industry
• Commissioned & non-commissioned female leaders
• APS professionals within Department of Defence
• Technical and logistical leaders

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Benefits of attending

  • Optimise your performance and leadership to progress your career in male dominatedfields
  • Cultivate your communication skills to lead with influence, credibility and clarity
  • Effectively lead diverse and high performing teams with greater confidence and purpose
  • Build and display resilience and confidence as a professional and as a leader
  • Improve your ability to think and solve problems to develop practical solutions
  • Practice authentic leadership to act with integrity and embody your organisation’s values

Key Speakers

Nikki Roche
Former Defence & Defence Industry Leadership Facilitator and Coach
BlueZenith Leadership and Coaching Solutions

What People Are Saying

  • “I found I really got a lot out of the last 3 days and have many tools I can now put into place for not only my work but also my personal life.”

    Department of Defence, March 2022
  • “I’ve walked away more confident in how I can develop my own style of leadership.”

    Department of Defence, April 2021
  • “Great advice and easily implementable strategies to incorporate into your leadership journey.”

    Thales, April 2021
  • “This is an engaging and safe environment for women to share and develop their leadership skills.”

    Royal Australian Air Force, September 2021
  • “So many key takeaways! This has made me so motivated to always ‘back myself’ and keep working towards my goals.”

    Australian Defence Force, September 2021