Short courses to help you finish 2023 with a boost

Women & Leadership New Zealand's short courses for leadership development and wellbeing enhancement.
WLA Short Course Boost
Women & Leadership New Zealand
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You’re a busy professional, and we’re willing to bet that finding the time for professional development sometimes feels impossible. But with our short course options, you don’t need to let that stop you from investing in yourself.

Our short courses deliver targeted development in a small amount of time. Options include 90-minute masterclasses, half-day sessions, and full-day workshops. See the full list below.

And if you’re a team leader, remember that professional development has been proven to boost employee engagement and retention. So if you’re looking to reward your high-performing staff, or offer new growth opportunities, our short courses are a great option. These courses are offered just a couple of times a year and places are limited, so don’t miss out!

|90-Minute to 3-Hour Masterclasses

Vital Leadership Masterclass Series

Boost your leadership practice and become a resilient, empathetic, and effective leader.
Choose from four 90-minute masterclasses grounded in evidenced-based theory with a focus on practical tools.

Masterclass Topics:

  • Managing stress: Protecting against burnout
  • Decision making: Leading in uncertainty
  • Team dynamics: Leading with empathy
  • Reclaiming your leadership mojo

Suited to: Leaders of all levels and all genders
Duration: 90-minute live online sessions
When: 1 per week starting 9 November 2023
Fee: $270+GST each masterclass or $995+GST for the series

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Schools Leadership Recharge

Practical, evidence-based tools to help school leaders thrive in challenging times.
Explore practical strategies to recharge and lead effectively in the face of challenges. Discover research-based skills and frameworks to help you manage your energy, support those around you, and build sustainable leadership practices.

Suited to: School leaders at all levels and of all genders
When: Tuesday 21 November
Fee: $425pp + GST

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|Half-Day to Full Day Programs

Leadership Recharge

Revitalise and replenish your leadership practice.

Discover new leadership and wellbeing strategies and have an opportunity to reflect, regroup, and refocus.

Suited to: Women leaders at all levels
When: 2 x half-day sessions. 30 November & 14 December
Fee: $1395+GST

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Expert Mentor Program

Develop mentoring skills to pay it forward to the next generation.

Guided by experts with practical mentoring experience, participants develop the skills and explore approaches to be effective mentors.

Suited to: Aspiring and current mentors of all genders
When: 30 November
Fee: $985+GST

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|Multi-Day Program

Impact Program

Game-changing strategies and insights for dynamic, passionate, and ambitious women​.

This course is for women of all ages from all kinds of industries who are not in formal leadership but looking to increase their impact at work.

Duration: 10-week online program
Time Commitment: Average weekly time commitment 1-2 hours
When: New programs begin each month
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|Programs for your team and organisation

Inclusive Leadership in Action

Enhance team performance and culture through inclusive leadership practices.

This program is designed to be both engaging and challenging, without overburdening busy professionals. Through supportive exploration, participants are encouraged to re-evaluate their leadership approach and envisage new ways of thinking and acting.

Duration: 2 x 3.5hr online workshops + self-directed learning
When: At a time that suits you

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Leadership Development Toolkit

A customisable short course for teams & groups at all levels, addressing critical elements of effective and inclusive leadership​.

The Leadership Development Toolkit is perfect for organisations looking for targeted, cost-effective staff development. By selecting from nine practical modules, organisations can tailor the program to their unique needs and goals.

Duration: 1 day, online or face-to-face
When: At a time that suits you
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