Melbourne Business School Short Courses Leadership Development Program (online)

Leadership Development Program (online)

Learn how to manage and motivate employees from various departments and turn strategy into action.

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Boost your ability to inspire others and create alignment to drive results, while also learning how to develop and grow your leadership capability.

Boost your ability to inspire others and create alignment to drive results, while also learning how to develop and grow your leadership capability.

Our Leadership Development Program (online) provides opportunities for mid-to-senior level managers to develop new leadership skills, behaviours and mindsets to navigate complex leadership challenges.

Delivered entirely online, the program is designed to fit into your schedule. With a mix of virtual classes, self-paced learning and peer coaching sessions, you will learn how to maximise your impact and drive organisational success across multiple teams and functions.

Who Should Attend?

Experienced managers

  • Leaders who have already made the transition from managing individual contributors to managing other managers and / or senior professional staff

Strategic and cross-functional leaders

  • Leaders responsible for supporting and executing organisational strategy
  • Leaders who work collaboratively with multiple peers or across different functions

Key Takeaways

Harness your leadership potential

  • Develop the ability to hold multiple perspectives to navigate complex challenges
  • Align personal and organisational purpose to evaluate strategic decisions and trade-offs

Build better teams

  • Communicate a compelling direction that inspires action
  • Develop self and others with tools and frameworks for coaching and mentoring
  • Lead with empathy and create the conditions for engagement and high performance

Build leadership agility

  • Adopt a paradox mindset to manage competing tensions
  • Influence up, down and across organisational boundaries

Topics Covered

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Leading self

Understand the difference between managing and leading, and discover what motivates you as leader
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Inspiring others

Clarify your leadership purpose and communicate a compelling direction to inspire action in others
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Developing capabilities

Learn how to build capability in your team through coaching and feedback that makes a positive impact
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Creating alignment

Manage competing tensions while learning to influence effectively across stakeholders and boundaries

Key Facilitators

Cameron Brooks


Cameron is an organisational development and learning expert who has held senior roles with several multinational companies. His passion is for creating engaging and inspiring places to work.

Profile of facilitator James Yorston


James is a former PwC consultant who specialises in leadership, culture and organisational dynamics. Before joining Melbourne Business School, he held senior positions with AXA and The Australian School of Applied Management.

Program Enquiry

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