Who should attend
The EIELP is designed to provide executive level leadership development to high performing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander managers. Participants are typically in established management roles and may have been identified as possessing senior level potential. For many organisations this represents their middle to senior management strata. Applicants who fulfil the following criteria should apply:
- Must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and identify as such
- Employed as Manager or Senior Manager in an organisation with a Reconciliation Action Plan or an organisation with a demonstrated commitment to advancing Indigenous affairs or
- Employed as Manager or Senior Manager and sponsored by an Elevate RAP organisation
- Must be available to attend all modules.
About the course
Together with private and public organisations across Australia, Elevate RAP has collaborated with the prestigious Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), to offer a ground-breaking opportunity that will cultivate the next generation of Indigenous business leaders.
The Emerging Indigenous Executive Leaders Program (EIELP) focusses on developing executive-ready Indigenous future leaders.
Leadership, Culture, and Identity
- Deepen cultural awareness & identity in the context of business leadership
- Discuss challenges & opportunities facing future Indigenous leaders
- Develop strategic leadership capabilities
Strategy and Innovation
- Build a strategy and innovation toolkit to implement change within your organisation
- Create strategy and innovation as vitally linked activities
- Develop & implement a strategic action learning project to impact change in your organisation
Personal Effectiveness, Resilience and Managing Change
- Build a strong network of fellow leaders across the business community
- Receive coaching and personal development planning
- Plan and navigate change initiatives
Communicating with Influence
- Use story telling to convey purpose and motivate
- Use physical and vocal presence to create desired impact
- Staying present and communicating in the moment
The program consists of 5 modules spanning 12 days throughout the year. It offers a variety of learning experiences including experiential learning in Sydney, an additional location (TBA), digitised and classroom learning.
The EIELP 5 x Learning Modules are outlined below with in-class program hours approximately 9am-5pm. This includes course work, coaching and mentoring in between modules as well as pre and post program assessments.
The presentation of a strategic challenge project will be in Module 5. Approximately 1 hour per week of program work, including reading and project work, will be required in between modules.
- Module 1: Leadership, Culture, and Identity (Sydney)
- Module 2: Strategic Leadership, Innovation and Decision Making (Virtual Learning)
- Module 3: Strategy and Innovation (Sydney)
- Module 4: Personal Effectiveness, Resilience and Managing Change (Location TBA)
- Module 5: Communicating with Influence, Final Presentations and Graduation (Sydney)
The EIELP’s Academic Director and Expert Facilitator is Professor Mark Rose PhD M.Ed.Admin. B.A. DipT. Mark Rose is a Professor of Management at RMIT. With a 30 year career in education, Mark has contributed to a broad range of educational settings nationally and internationally. As the former pr...
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