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Applying for the Organisational Leadership Excellence for Aboriginal Leaders and Managers About Tranby Aboriginal College Tranby is an alternative and independent learning Fill out section below and send or fax by 28 environment for adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait February 2010 to: Islander people. Student Support Officer Part of the Co-operative for Aborigines Ltd., the Tranby Aboriginal College college is located in the inner-Sydney suburb of 13 Mansfield Street, Glebe NSW 2037 Glebe and was established in 1958. Tranby Aboriginal College Fax: 02 9660 1924 Over 100 students attend the college from all over Striving for Educational Excellence and Self Determination Email: email@example.com Australia each year, developing the knowledge to empower both themselves and their communities. (PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY) In partnership with First Name: About Executive Central Executive Central—Unlocking Potential Executive Central’s objective is to assist leaders, (Known as): Organisational Leadership managers and their organisations to achieve Surname: excellence in leadership. Excellence for Aboriginal Address: The Executive Central team comes from a strong background in senior leadership roles across Leaders and Managers a broad range of sectors, and has extensive City/Suburb: experience working with senior Aboriginal leaders in both group leadership workshops and 1:1 Postcode: leadership coaching. Phone (work): Phone (home): Phone (mobile): Fax: Email: D.O.B: Application forms are also available online at www.executivecentral.com.au & and www.tranby.edu.au Organisational Leadership Excellence Group Workshops The program provides an environment for Aboriginal leaders and managers to discuss and resolve the for Aboriginal Leaders and Managers The group will attend 6 half-day block sessions spread different range of issues that they face, that their non- out a month apart (commencing April 2010). Aboriginal colleagues do not encounter. It is estimated that Aboriginal managers are 5 times less likely to progress to senior management The following modules will be covered: The Program is designed for Aboriginal senior roles within mainstream organisations. This managers who: 1. The Journey to Leadership— Leadership program uses a pragmatic approach to exposing theory, concepts and frameworks • want to increase their leadership skills from participants to a broader range of perspectives and experiences, an understanding of leadership 2. Self Awareness and Management both a theoretical point of view and also make theory and issues and opportunities in real changes in their work environment and 3. Leading People organisations other than their own, and a pool of career prospects; participants from different sectors with whom to 4. Power, Influencing, Communication and • want to develop a strong network and network. Networking relationships with other Aboriginal people 5. Leading and Managing Change and Reform working in a diverse range of environments. Eligibility 6. Career Management Assessment Participants should be in management roles with 15 or more staff, with 2 years experience or Have Following the needs analysis phase — these There are no exam or assessment requirements the leadership qualities and ambition to be in a modules will be tailored to the needs of the group. for this program. leadership role in the future. 1:1 Coaching Participants will be considered to have successfully Cost of Course: $10,000 per person Following each of the first three modules the completed the Program through full participation in Program Facilitator will meet with each participant each component of the Course Content. Essential Course materials (eg relevant readings, to focus on the application of knowledge learnt in course notes, workbooks etc) are provided to Course Delivery the group sessions and to prepare an individual each course participant. leadership plan. Experienced and professional guest speakers will Selection Process 1:1 Mentoring attend each group workshop to talk about their Following modules 4, 5 and 6 and beyond the leadership journey and their perspectives on the 1. Initial application received program, participants will be matched with a topic being covered in the module. 2. The Program facilitator will contact you via mentor who will provide on-going support and Participants will attend the College for 6 half-day phone for an informal interview about your advice to continue their learning. group workshops conducted monthly over a six management experience and future goals month period (March to August). 3. Successful applicants will be notified in March 2010 What can I expect from the Organisational Leadership Excellence for Aboriginal Leaders In between group workshops participants will be Course Content: expected to complete their individual learning and Managers actions and meet with their Program Facilitator or Individual Needs Analysis Participants will develop new and sustainable Mentor once between each session. Each participant will undertake an on-line leadership leadership skills due to its emphasis on the survey using the Human-Synergistics International Life individual practical application in their everyday Attendance Styles Inventory® work environments. Attendance at each of the group workshops is Each participant will also undertake a self Participants will experience a leadership program mandatory. assessment with their manager/supervisor to that is delivered in a safe environment that Workshop dates will be provided at the identify specific learning goals. encourages expression of thoughts and ideas. commencement of the Program.
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