Step out of your everyday context and into a dynamic ongoing learning community. Here you will become steeped in new thinking, new ways of approaching your challenges, and new connections with innovative leaders from across sectors and across the world.

Who Should Attend?

Middle and senior managers who are engaged with strategic or public leadership who wish to develop their leadership expertise.

Course Content

Participate in all modules and additional options to make this program the complete experience of an executive development year. You will have access to small group intensive sessions with the workshop leaders as well as executive coaching. This creates a journey of intensive leadership development that draws on renowned presenters and transformative processes. Learn about:

  • Public Leadership
  • Changing cultures
  • Cross sectoral problem solving
  • Social change
  • Governance and leadership
  • Policy and strategy development
  • Social Economic Environmental & Justice reform
  • Transformational leadership and change
  • Organisation design and development
  • Creating desired futures for organisations and communities.

Course duration: 1 year

Qualification Pathways

A Postgraduate Diploma is available in partnership with Sunshine Coast University.

Outcomes

By the end of the Journey process you will:

  • Have greater understanding of your own leadership strengths and challenges as well as practices to support your ongoing development as a high-performing authentic leader
  • Be able to see and understand situations through multiple lenses
  • Be able to sustain confidence and equilibrium in the midst of pressure and uncertainty
  • Be more attuned to personal and group dynamics, and more skilled in working with those dynamics
  • Have learned and practised skills needed to shift your organisation’s or community’s culture towards greater levels of engagement, trust and accountability
  • Have access to resources, connections and support of world- class faculty as well as an inspired network of innovative peers and mentors.

2019/2020 Emerging Leaders Schedule

Date Event Faculty
October 25

Orientation (morning session)
Adaptive Leadership (afternoon session))

Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Prof. Paul ‘t Hart
November 20  Presentations to Executive Leadership Panel
By 2018/19 cohort
Alliance for Leadership Learning
1st December 2019 to
31st January 2020
 Online learning Practice 5
February 20 Leading with wisdom Mark Strom
March 16 Media message & story ABC Journalist
April 2 Governance & Leadership John Harte
May 14 Leading in the New Terrain Cheryl Kernot
June 22 – 26

ECA Winter School
with Christine Nixon; Amanda Sinclair, and
Robbie McPherson

Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Venue: Sunshine Coast
Week of July 20 Live Case Study Tours

Public, community and business leaders and organisations. Venues: Brisbane

August 24

Action learning challenge teams and 100 day sprints

Jan Archer 

September 15 Leading with Courage Christine Nixon
October 20 Leadership Challenge presentations Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Regional Senior Leaders
November 20 Presentations to Leadership Board of Queensland Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Leadership Board of Queensland members

2019/2020 Regional Emerging Leaders Schedule

Download the 2019/20 ECA Emerging Leaders Program and Registration Form


Regional Emerging Leaders Program

2019/2020 Regional Emerging Leaders Schedule (Townsville)

Date Event Faculty
October 30 &31 Orientation with Senior Leaders Alliance for Leadership Learning
November 18 Presentations to Executive Leadership Panel
By 2018/19 cohort
Alliance for Leadership Learning
1 December 2019 to 31 January 2020 Online learning Practice 5
February 19

Leading with wisdom

Mark Strom

March 18

Media message & story

ABC Journalist

April 1
Governance & Leadership John Harte
May 13
Leading in the New Terrain Cheryl Kernot
June 22 – 26
ECA Winter School

Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Venues: Cairns; Townsville; Mt. Isa

Week of July 20
Local Live Case Study Visits

Venues: Cairns; Townsville; Mt. Isa

August 25
Action learning challenge teams—100 day sprints Jan Archer
September 14
Leading with Courage Christine Nixon
October 19
Leadership Challenge presentations Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Regional Senior Leaders

November 20

Presentations to Leadership Board of Queensland Alliance for Leadership Learning;
Leadership Board of Queensland members

Download the 2019/20 Regional Emerging Leaders Program Brochure & Registration Form

Archersfield’s team building, strategic planning and professional coaching have assisted our network of organisations to become more efficient, effective, and focused on delivering great services for our clients and communities.

Kerrin Benson – Chief Executive Officer, MDA Ltd

Ready to shape the future?