Resilient Leadership

Learn how to remain a strong leader in the face of global economic uncertainty, frequent setbacks and new challenges.

Gain the practical tools and strategies you need to guide your organisation through difficult times.

Gain the practical tools and strategies you need to guide your organisation through difficult times.

Our Resilient Leadership program will teach you to recognise neurobiological responses to stress, understand how thoughts affect emotional reactions and utilise coping strategies for yourself and your team.

You’ll emerge from this program with a "challenge" mindset and the ability to appraise adverse events effectively, avoid negative attributions and blame, provide support and reduce stress across your team and organisation.

Who Should Attend?

Early career

  • Project managers who are early in their career

Middle management

  • Leaders who are required to guide their team through difficult circumstances

General managers and executives

  • Managers and professionals who are involved with leading others and their organisations

Key Takeaways

Build your resilience

  • Understand the crucial factors involved in resilience
  • Recognise and mitigate the effects of stress
  • Model resilient behaviours in leadership

Learn how to face challenges

  • Respond appropriately and constructively to difficult events
  • Face challenges with strength and grace

Develop your mindset

  • Adopt a learning mindset 
  • Grow in the face of adversity

Topics Covered

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Understanding resilience

Learn what resilience means, why it is important, and how to apply resilience to the workplace
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Appraising events

Gain tools and tactics to enable you to process and respond to challenging events more effectively
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Understand the power of your mindset and how it can impact your ability to achieve goals and outcomes
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Coping with adversity

Build a toolkit of strategies that will enable you to overcome setbacks and stress in difficult situations
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Resilient leadership

Understand how to manage and help your team grow in the face of adversity and challenges


Jill Klein

Jill Klein


Drawing on her family's experiences during the Holocaust, Jill teaches business leaders and medical experts how to build resilience and improve their decision-making.

She is an esteemed academic and award-winning author who held positions at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and INSEAD before joining Melbourne Business School.

Jill has worked with large international organisations including Ericsson, Toshiba, Adidas and AstraZeneca and has appeared in the Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal and The Guardian.

This is a non-residential program. The program fee covers tuition and meals during the workshop.

Applications typically close one week prior to commencement, however, to secure your place, we encourage you to apply early. Applications received less than one week prior to commencement will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 will be required to confirm your booking.

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.

Program Enquiry

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