Diploma of Leadership & Management – Investing in Industry’s Future Leaders

AAPA is proud to continue your commitment to developing professionals through tailored education programs and career development opportunities.

A principles-based course, tackling scenario-based challenges, encouraging creativity and applying skills learnt to relevant and topical issues within a project based assessment, which is reviewed by a panel of peers. Investing in your company’s future leaders, successful participants will obtain the confidence and skill to successfully take on leadership positions. The program has been created by leadership and management experts

The Diploma of Leadership and Management component is a 7 Day intensive Program spread over 5 Months.

Day One: From Strategy into Action

  • Why Leadership and Management skills are crucial
  • Vision, Mission and Strategy Map
  • The Balanced scorecard, the links between strategy and operations
  • Tools of Strategy, SWOT, 5 Forces, BCG Portfolio, PESTEL and PDCA

Day Two: Time, Resource Management & Teams

  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Goal setting and time management
  • Driving performance with team structures
  • Team theory, team role preferences and team development
  • Overcoming team dysfunction

Day Three: People, Performance & Continuous Improvement

  • Performance Management Concepts
  • Performance measures, KPIs and Performance Management Systems
  • Performance Appraisal and Performance Counselling
  • Diagnostic Resources, Quality Systems and Operations Management
  • Change Management

Day Four: Financial Management

  • Why Financial Management Matters
  • Financial Management versus Management Accounting
  • Forecasting and Budgeting, Corporate Governance, and Control Systems
  • Breakeven analysis and Margin of Service
  • Balance sheet, Income statement and Cash Flow statement
  • Analysing Financial statements

Day Five & Six: Project and Risk Management

  • What are Projects and Programs?
  • Project Methodologies (PMBOK, Prince 2)
  • Project Phases and Lifecycle
  • Risk Management in Projects
  • Project Closeout and Lessons Learned

Day Seven:  Dealing with Tough Stuff – Pragmatic Thinking

  • de-personalise tough feedback
  • uncover some root causes of difficult behaviour
  • craft behaviour modification strategies
  • avoid the language that causes conflict
  • help you get clear with your requests
  • show you the best way to be assertive in any situation

Day Eight & Nine: Situational Awareness Presented by John Whiteoak

John has worked across a wide range of corporate management issues in many industries in Australia and New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates including retail, mining construction, education, IT, Government, public sector and property. In his capacity as Management Lecturer in leadership, John has worked with hundreds of Masters of Business of Administration (MBA) and Executive MBA students both in Australian and overseas. He is known as a dynamic and engaging key-note speaker to presents on topics including employee engagement, Safety, Leadership, Strategy, change, teamwork and culture.  John has also published work in employee engagement, safety, team effectiveness and motivation with many high quality international management journals.

Click HERE to register. Book early as places are limited

If you require any further information please contact AAPA on 03 8416 4500 or trainingcentre@aapa.asn.au