Impact Program - Women & Leadership New Zealand

Impact Program

A 10-week program for women at all levels, providing game-changing interpersonal and communication skills to improve your impact and confidence at work.

Impact Program

Program Snapshot

Ideal for

Women outside formal leadership roles


10 weeks


1-2 hours per week


$2,650 + GST per person
Industry scholarships are available



[This course] came at a time where I had been feeling I needed to grow my skills and knowledge to progress in my career, but I didn’t know where to start. I’ve gained so many skills and insights that are just so relevant and useful, personally and professionally. I feel like a different person than I was at the start, and I am so thankful.

Impact Program Graduate
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Program Overview

Develop essential capabilities to thrive at work

Communication, behavioural, and interpersonal skills are central to our everyday lives and form the basis of how we understand ourselves, how we interpret our experiences, and the impact that we have on others.  These core capabilities are fundamental to working effectively with people regardless of your role or responsibility level.

During the Impact Program, you’ll develop your ability to work effectively with others to improve your confidence and give you greater work satisfaction. The skills you’ll develop throughout the Impact Program are the foundation for a long and fulfilled career.

  • Gain practical skills to improve communication, time management, and decision making
  • Master key behavioural and interpersonal capabilities
  • Explore strategies to reduce stress, enhance resilience, and build confidence at work

This comprehensive development program includes:

  • Five 2-hour interactive online workshops
  • Five self-paced online modules
  • Workplace activities
  • Reflective Tasks
  • High quality video tutorials

Upcoming Enrolment Dates

2024 DATES

September 2024


Webinar 1: Self Understanding 4th September 2024, 2pm – 4pm (NZST)
Webinar 2: Impactful Communications 18th September 2024, 2pm – 4pm (NZST)
Webinar 3: Productive Conflict 2nd October 2024, 3pm – 5pm (NZDT)
Webinar 4: Conscious Decision Making 16th October 2024, 2pm – 4pm (NZDT)
Webinar 5: Maximising Effort and Energy 30th October 2024, 2pm – 4pm (NZDT)

Participant Profile

This program is for women of all ages from all industries who are passionate and ambitious but not in formal leadership positions. If you want to feel more confident and fulfilled at work, and are looking to increase your impact in your career and personal life, this program is for you. Designed to provide a psychologically safe and inclusive learning environment, this program is for women and gender diverse people.

I had the pleasure of completing a course with this company late last year. The course content was delivered in a logical sequence and directly related to my development. I met some amazing people with incredible stories, and had the great pleasure of growing with them. Highly recommended to any young woman looking to push themselves out of their comfort zone and get to know themselves better.

Impact Program Alumni

This course was a terrific opportunity to connect and network with other women in similar stages of their career journey, and to meaningfully reflect upon and build self awareness around my strengths and areas for further development as a leader

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Learning Outcomes

Build the leadership capabilities to set you up for success:

Understand and leverage your strengths

Reinforce interpersonal relationships

Gain awareness of differing communication styles

Leverage conflict for positive and constructive outcomes

Think critically, evaluate information and make effective decisions

Develop strategies to enhance your resilience

Learn strategies to more effectively manage key responsibilities

Prioritise your effort and energy on the things that matter most

Program Modules

During the program you will explore:


Explore your own preferences and strengths and how these elements impact your behaviours and actions both in the workplace and beyond. The intersection of purpose, gifts and passions will also be explored.

Impactful communications

Examine your style of communication and how that communication style impacts others. Followed by exploring key interpersonal skills of empathy and connection.

Productive conflict

Challenge your current perceptions towards conflict. Examine personal stress responses and develop your capacity to engage in productive conflict.

Conscious decision making

Develop the skills needed to think critically, evaluate information successfully, and make timely and considered decisions. You will explore the critical behaviours of accountability, responsibility and ownership, and practice reflective strategies to support conscious decision making.

Maximising effort and energy

Explore effective and efficient ways to prioritise and manage your effort and energy. Discover new ways to improve your time management to reduce stress, doubt, guilt and panic, and find a more focused, purposeful and productive momentum. Examine the concept of resilience and explore your capacity to overcome setbacks.

Program Experience

The Impact Program encompasses five core modules, delivered over a 10-week schedule and is designed to be achievable alongside a full-time role.

Self-directed learning content

All the information you need right at your fingertips. Course content, is accessible online 24/7, so you can dip in and out as you wish. Anyone who has previous experience using Facebook, Skype and Microsoft Word already has all the technology and skills needed to excel in our online environment.

Interactive online workshops

Sharing and learning from each other. Focused on rich discussion and debate, the online workshops help to contextualise key themes within real world situations. Providing a space to reflect on your own experience and the experiences of others, the workshops will enable you to find meaningful connection with each key theme.

Supportive learning community

The support you need to thrive. A hallmark of our programs is the supportive and empowering nature of the relationships that are developed between participants. To foster this, you are encouraged to connect with each other via the online portal to share experiences and discuss ‘top of mind’ issues.

In-program support

Our personalised approach to participant engagement will ensure you are supported throughout your learning experience. You will be connected with a dedicated Program Delivery Coordinator who is available to provide individualised support and information throughout your program.

Enquiries and Enrolments

To enrol, fill out the enquiry form and one of our Program Advisors will be in touch.

Program Fees

The standard program fee is $2,650 + GST per person.

Partial scholarships are available for women in select industries. Contact us to find out if you are eligible.

The enrolment fee covers all tuition, program related materials and access to the online learning management system.