Designed for those who have completed our intermediate public speaking course and/or have significant public speaking experience, this course develops specialist skills for those who wish to convince others, raise awareness or publicly advocate.
Governance and Leadership
True leaders inspire their people and lead the culture of their organisation by example.
We approach leadership education from a strengths-based, authentic leadership framework. We emphasise reflective practice and values-driven decision making, which promotes transparent and ethical leadership, grounded in genuine and evolving self-awareness.
Designed for leaders, managers, board members and those with strategic influence, through to supervisors and emerging leaders, these courses explore big picture issues for organisational direction and managing people.
Tailored for the needs of new and potential workplace managers, this course introduces the fundamental concepts and skills involved in leading a team and providing others with supervision and support, while forging team synergy and a positive work environment.
Risk management is the process of identifying and assessing the specific risks affecting a situation and developing a plan to deal with them. This course is a guide to developing a risk management plan for a specific project or area, or for a whole organisation.
Unlike teaching, mentoring or counselling, a coach’s role is to help another find solutions, improve skills and expand their competence. This course looks at how to become a great workplace coach and provide others with support that can fuel incremental improvement.
Strategic planning is about taking a structured ‘big picture’ approach to achieving an organisation’s mission and objectives. This practical course provides a flexible template for creating a strategic plan and the skills and resources to create a tailored plan.
Many people find themselves on a board or management committee without the fundamental skills and understandings which are essential for basic legal compliance – let alone a thriving organisation!
Stewardship of an organisation is an essential contribution to community life. A Board or Management Committee with strong skills makes a key difference to staff, members and stakeholders, improving corporate competence and confidence.
Debriefing is a critical professional skill which can mean the difference between rectifying issues with continuous improvement and continually repeating the same experiences. This practical course teaches a structured and planned approach to the art of debriefing.
This evidence-driven course draws on psychological research to develop skills for communicating with people with a wide range of perspectives and behaviours. It will equip participants to build stronger relationships and better manage challenging conversations.
One in four Australians will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives. This course looks at general understandings of mental health issues, how to support staff and legal compliance/duty of care requirements for managers.
Succession planning is the ongoing process of preparing an organisation for the transition of key roles and the handover of information, relationships and systems. This course teaches a well-planned approach to succession and provides processes for smooth implementation.
Designed for those who have completed an introductory course and/or have speaking experience, this course teaches specific skills for more impactful speaking, including techniques such as vocal range, verbal technique, stance, posture, and use of storytelling.
Workplaces that embrace diversity and create a welcoming culture enjoy a range of benefits. This course explores diversity and the concepts of intersectionality, personal difference, privilege, cultural inclusion, unconscious bias and systemic advantage.
In the workplace, difficult conversations may include conflicting opinions, giving feedback, addressing complaints or delivering bad news. This course provides a structured, proactive approach to handling these conversations, which is also mindful of workplace legislation.
Designed for beginners and those who feel nervous about public speaking, this course will boost confidence and upgrade speaking skills, focussing on confident delivery, managing anxiety, understanding audiences and structuring a speech.