Available dates

Nov 18—22, 2019
5 days
Sydney, Australia
AUD 9900 ≈USD 6779
AUD 1980 per day


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About the course

Strengthen your ability to manage the complex priorities and stakeholder relationships of mid-tier management.

As a mid-tier manager you are critical to your organisation’s strategy and operations, but with competing priorities and extensive stakeholder relationships, it is a complex balancing act. This course extends your knowledge and skills, provides the tools and builds the confidence to find the equilibrium in leading, managing and operating.

What you’ll learn

Working with your peers and supported by our expert coaches and facilitators, you’ll address the challenges of mid-tier management and build the skills, knowledge and tools to:

  • Redefine your role as a middle manager
  • Communicate more effectively in critical conversations
  • Develop your executive presence
  • Increase your analytical skills
  • Enhance team engagement and performance though coaching and mentoring
  • Better manage performance across multiple teams
  • Influence team culture
  • Improve stakeholder engagement
  • Lead though change
  • Manage your own energy, time and stress levels
  • Create and implement a personal action plan

How you’ll learn

This intensive, residential course utilises small group coaching, experiential activities, and a 360 degree feedback tool to take you on a transformational journey from mid-tier manager to visionary leader, ready to step up and increase your strategic contribution. Taking place over five days, you will stay at our residential conference facilities in Sydney’s eastern suburbs (accommodation and catering is included in your program fee.)

Throughout the experience, your learning will be supported by confidential coaching sessions to debrief your feedback results and create a practical, step-by-step action plan for your return to work.


System, stakeholder and role analysis

Unpack the complex nature of your work system, and develop the skills to better manage complexity and conflict. You’ll explore:

  • Work system mapping
  • Navigating competing priorities and demands
  • Resilience, energy and performance

Adaptive leadership

Increase your leadership agility to respond more effectively to your audience and situation. You’ll explore impact, interpretation and communication to lead with confidence.

Influence and performance

Build a toolkit to influence team culture and collective performance. You’ll explore:

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Executive presence
  • Negotiation
  • Influence and persuasion

Change leadership

Stakeholder engagement and unwavering leadership through change is critical to leadership success. You’ll explore:

  • Engaging hearts and minds
  • Broadening your view beyond your team
  • Change implementation techniques

Leadership challenges

Throughout the program, you’ll take part in confidential 1:1 coaching sessions to identify and address your leadership challenges. At the end of the week, you will take away a personal action plan, enabling you to embed your learning back in the workplace.

Trust the experts

Denise Weinreis

A specialist in coaching executives and project teams to enhance personal energy, leadership and teamwork, Denise has experience working with leaders across a broad range of industries including government, aviation, construction, engineering, health services and manufacturing. Since 2003, Denis...


Humphrey Armstrong

For the past thirty-five years I have been practicing as an organisational psychologist with a special interest in assisting individuals, groups and organisations lead and manage change. I have come to appreciate that almost all change at any level, involves different combinations of losses and g...


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