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.
What you'll learn
The EIELP provides participants an opportunity to:
- develop strategic leadership capabilities
- be exposed to business school ‘thought leadership’
- deepen cultural awareness & identity in the context of business leadership
- discuss challenges & opportunities required by future Indigenous leaders
- network with colleagues, leaders & role models from across the business community
- complete assessment & self-reflection activities
- receive coaching and mentoring to assist with ongoing career planning
- develop & implement a strategic challenge project to impact change in their organisation.
Successful completion of the EIELP program will guarantee each participant an accredited Certificate of Executive Management Development (CEMD) with credit points that equate to two subjects in the Executive MBA or MBAX at the AGSM.Furthermore, at the end of the year AGSM will award two EIELP Alumni or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees from RAP organisations with a scholarship to attend non-residential AGSM Short Courses.
How you’ll learn
The Emerging Indigenous Executive Leaders Program (EIELP) focusses on developing executive-ready Indigenous future leaders. This Executive Education program is delivered as a short course approximately 12 days over approximately 9 months across 5 modules delivered by the AGSM and offers a variety of learning experiences including experiential learning at Sydney, Uluru and Melbourne, digitised and classroom learning.
The EIELP 5 x Learning Modules are outlined below with in-class program hours approximately 9am-5pm. Course work, coaching and mentoring in between modules as well as pre and post program assessments will also be included. Presentation of a strategic challenge project will be included in Module 5. Approximately 1 hour per week of program work, including reading and project work, will be required in between module.
- Leadership, Culture and Identity
- Strategic Leadership, Innovation Decision
- Strategy and Innovation
- Personal Effectiveness, Resilience and Managing Change
- Communicating with Influence, Final Presentations and Graduation
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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