Ready, Set, Lead for Emerging Leaders

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This two-day course lays the foundation for future leadership success by providing key tools and knowledge for making the transition from individual contributor to manager of individuals.

Upon completion, participants will understand the 4 key elements of business acumen and Personal Purpose and ways to align actions to delivering outcomes. As well as, develop assertive communication, increase their ability to connect their team's work to organisational goals and develop a career-oriented brand.

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$ 1,500.00 - Non-member
$ 1,425.00 - EA member

For postal registrations, please download the pdf version of our registration form here.
If you are unable to attend the above dates, please contact to discuss upcoming dates.

EEA offers this workshop in-house with the opportunity to customise content, making it specific to your organisation, work group and industry.

Is this course for you?

This is an introductory course, which lays the foundations for future leadership success. This course is recommended for women in varying levels of the organisation and anyone connected to the development and advancement of women in an organisation.

Course Outline

    • What is leadership?
    • Leadership at Every Level
    • The Missing 33%
    • Communication styles and how to leverage difference styles
    • Delegation skills
    • Strategic relationships to support success
    • 4 key elements of business acumen
    • Personal Purpose and ways to align actions to delivering key outcomes


Learning Outcomes

Developing Your Personal Brand: From assessing their current personal brand to identifying the brand they need to exhibit in order to be effective to strategies for cultivating the brand they desire, participants gain a deep understanding of why attention to their personal brand is essential for effectiveness and career growth.

Strategic Relationships to Support Success: Participants learn how to identify the difference between tactical and strategic relationships, practice a repeatable 3-part process for developing strong internal strategic relationships and develop action plans for strengthening their internal network.

Your Leadership Mindset: One of the core elements of personal greatness is a leader’s worldview and there are certain worldviews that create strong platforms for leadership success. Participants work on extending their growth mindset, exploring what it means to have the mindset of a winner and other mindsets for success.

Your facilitator for this course

Michelle Redfern

Michelle is the founder of two businesses focussed on gender equality and advancing women, as well as a Non-Executive Director for Williamstown VFL Football Club, one of the oldest and most successful clubs in VFL history. Michelle will shortly join the board of Good Shepherd Microfinance, a world leader in financial inclusion products, services and advisory. GSM offers fair and affordable financial programs to people on low incomes, and advisory services with a global reach.

Michelle has previously held board positions with the Gippsland League, the AFL’s largest Victorian regional league, Swinburne University’s Business Without Borders social enterprise & the Highvale Netball Association Inc. She is also a panel judge for the Telstra Business Women’s Awards and for the Telstra Business Awards.

Michelle held executive leadership roles in the Banking, Telco, BPO and 3PL industries for blue chip companies such as NAB, Telstra, Serco and Aegis in her 30-year corporate career.

Michelle is a Graduate of the AICD, holds an Executive MBA (Distinction) from RMIT and is an IECL qualified organisational coach. 


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