Photo by Christina @

This three-day program will help existing and emerging leaders meet the challenges of modern workplaces with focus, energy and compassion.

Building Modern Leadership Practice uses modern values and techniques to embed a transformational style of leadership in all business activities. Leaders will make a difference by motivating others to grow, creating a safe and supportive workplace culture, and modelling a self-aware approach to personal development. Building Modern Leadership Practice is designed to help bridge the gap between traditional and modern leadership styles, help leaders find authenticity in their work, and embed a people-first approach to workplace culture.

This is a standalone course, but also includes some requirements of BSB40520 Certificate IV Leadership and Management.

Topics include:

  • Understanding traditional, modern and your own leadership styles
  • Setting yourself up to lead: time management, delegation, managing your own limits and challenges, reflective practice
  • Leadership philosophy: values and alignment, leadership qualities, building trust
  • The performance framework: goal setting, feedback & coaching processes, performance planning, and difficult conversations
  • Leadership thinking: generating ideas, critical and strategic thinking, ethical leadership
  • Leadership living: networking, personal development goals, habits and personal branding

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this short course, learners will be able to:

  • Understand conventional and modern-day leadership styles
  • Understand and apply a transformational leadership approach
  • Manage their own stressors, fears and challenges
  • Identify and embed workplace values and vision
  • Improve prioritising and delegation skills
  • Model leadership qualities
  • Foster trust and confidence within teams
  • Identify and manage communication barriers
  • Conduct a focused, innovative performance process
  • Effectively give, receive and seek feedback
  • Set equitable, aligned goals
  • Conduct difficult conversations
  • Support effective idea generation and decision-making in groups
  • Apply inclusive and psychologically safe teamwork strategies
  • Build critical and strategic thinking capability
  • Make better judgements and decisions
  • Lead ethically
  • Build self-development and communication skills

Course fees

$1450 plus GST per student

Groups of 3 students or more enrolling together each get a 10% discount. Learners who enrol in our accredited BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management within six months of this course may receive a 25% discount, and may qualify for credit towards the certificate. Learners wishing to take up this opportunity are advised to retain records of their attendance and their activities completed during the class.

Course Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 or more years old
  • Must have obtained an academic level of Year 12 or above or equivalent
  • Must meet course prerequisites and the requirements of our enrolment process

Public training dates

  • 6, 8, 10 June 2022
  • 4, 6, 8 July 2022
  • 1, 3, 5 August 2022
  • 5, 7, 9 September 2022
  • 3, 5, 7 October 2022
  • 7, 9, 11 November 2022
  • 5, 7, 9 December 2022

An important note: during 2022, all public courses will be delivered online using Zoom. If you would like a private course for 5+ learners, these can be run in person. Please contact us directly to arrange.

Once we know a course that suits you has sufficient enrolment numbers to go ahead, we’ll provide you with the details for your final confirmation.  You won’t receive an invoice until this happens.

Note that where enrolment numbers are low, courses may be rescheduled to ensure enough learners are present for effective group learning. Where this occurs, learners will be notified approximately two weeks before the date, and invited to the new sessions or offered an alternative arrangement. 

Please note that the delivery of classroom-based training is subject to change due to government mandated COVID19 restrictions and the need to ensure safety for all participants. As such, classroom-based training may be substituted with digital online training if required.

More information

Please contact us with questions about Building Modern Leadership Practice.