Managing Yourself and Others

Engineering context

This one-day workshop is designed to help managers become effective leaders and apply a reflective approach to their personal management skills and leadership style.

Participants will learn practical solutions to leading and managing people in a diverse workplace and best practice strategies to improve the performance of themselves and others. The workshop will also focus on providing feedback, allowing participants to practice delivering corrective feedback in a safe environment.

The program will cover:

  • the role and characteristics of a leader, 
  • the importance of leadership and communication skills,
  • building and sustaining relationships, 
  • adapting management styles to suit the needs of staff, colleagues and stakeholders, and 
  • delivering immediate and ongoing feedback.

Justify your Professional Development with your employer

Download the Justification Letter Template to assist with your business case to attend this training course.

Build your Chartered competencies

This training course builds skills and knowledge in the following Engineers Australia Chartered status competencies*:

2. Practise competently
3. Responsibility for engineering activities
8. Communication

Learn more about Chartered Status.

*Completing this course does not automatically guarantee a competency, it provides participants with the underpinning knowledge required to develop specific Chartered competencies.

Online delivery now available

This course can be delivered online as part of our Virtual Workshop program. Adapted for the online learning environment, our Virtual Workshops are interactive and outcomes-based.

Content, duration and format can also be customised for corporate clients through our Tailored Training services.

Managing Yourself and Others


"A great course! This has really helped me in thinking how I manage my team to get the most out of them and also ensure their development." - Dan, 2019

"I found all aspects of the course to be useful and valuable for me to take away and back to my work environment." - Amber, 2019

"Course material was relevant, tangible for day to day implementation. Interesting facts and statistics presented. Good work-shopping exercises and interaction." - Danny, 2019

What was most valuable?

"Advice on dealing with team members in a non-confrontational style with an emphasis on team development" - participant, 2019

"Information about coaching and what tools to use as a leader/manager to motivate your team" - participant, 2019

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$ 880.00 - Non-member
$ 748.00 - EA member
Select the date, location and number of attendees for your public session.
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.

We can deliver this course online in a number of different formats and even customise the content so that it’s applicable specifically to your work group and industry context. For groups of six or more we provide cost-effective, customised and outcome-focused in-house training.

Find out more about how we can help you and your team by completing an enquiry form or calling us on +61 3 9321 1700.

Is this course for you?

This workshop is for you if you would like to improve how you interact with staff, management, clients and colleagues.

Your facilitator for this course

This workshop is facilitated by leading business educators, Alison Jardie and Grace O’Malley.

Alison Jardie is a professional facilitator and coach, a psychologist and a Master Practioner in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). She has over 20 years’ experience working with groups and individuals in a learning and development context. Alison has been responsible for leading large teams and organisational interventions, as well as designing and implementing successful, innovative and award-winning developmental programs.

Grace O’Malley has worked as a leadership, management and learning consultant for 10 years and specialises in leadership management and facilitation. She has worked in a wide range of organisations from small NGOs, Government, Corporate and private businesses; in health, engineering, vehicle, housing, community services and education sectors. Grace uses a mix of realistic experiences and case studies to engage participants during her workshops. In addition to a Bachelor of Education, Grace has a Diploma of Training and Assessment Systems, Certificate IV Training and Assessment, and an Advanced Diploma of Management.

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