Melbourne Business School Short Courses Leading for Strategic Success

Leading for Strategic Success

Learn how to leverage your leadership style for organisational success with our most senior leadership course.

Challenge your assumptions and take ownership of your personal leadership style to unite and motivate others.

Our Leading For Strategic Success course is ideal for senior executives who have previously undertaken professional development but want to upskill and challenge conventional views of leadership.

By working at a deep level to understand your own programming, you will learn how to achieve high-impact, transformative outcomes that ensure your team or organisation can go to the next level.

Who Should Attend?

Senior executives and leaders

  • Leading across boundaries (functions, partnerships, organisations)
  • Looking to achieve whole-organisational outcomes and overcome complex leadership challenges

Key Takeaways

Being a better leader

  • Distinguish more clearly between leadership and management, and know how both are necessary to lead strategic success
  • Articulate what motivates you as a leader and how your experiences have shaped your leadership approach and relationship to authority

Influence more effectively

  • Understand how your personal leadership can influence organisational culture, team performance and strategic success
  • Influence more effectively through a deeper understanding of where leadership, strategy and change intersect.

Apply strategic skills

  • Apply the ‘futures’ approach to explore preferred strategic visions and craft transformative strategy

Topics Covered

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Understand your capabilities

Understand your unique leadership style using insights gained through the The Leadership Circle 360-degree feedback survey
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Leadership and management

Learn the differences between leading and managing and how to navigate complex or challenging environments
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Futures thinking

Think creatively and strategically to harness the power of innovations that exist now, and those yet to come
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Personal leadership

Drive your leadership journey with tools and tactics that work for your unique leadership style.
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Leading teams and culture

Build team culture though creative strategies that support your organisational objectives
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Leadership challenges

Workshop your real-world challenges and gain valuable, actionable insights to overcome difficult situations, events or outcomes

Success Story

The program has given me confidence to communicate and influence better, and with more clarity and accuracy.

Head Coach, Australian Diamonds

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Key Facilitators

Matt Williams

Matt Williams


Matt is a leadership expert who works with executives in the "here and now" to better understand the dynamics of organisations and encourage them to be more agile and innovative in their practice.

Jayne Jennings

Jayne Jennings


Jayne has been leading and developing high-performing professionals for decades. Her passion is helping executives understand the science of leadership and learn to apply it in practice.

Jill Toovey

Jil Toovey


Jil's passion is helping professionals who have a significant role to play within an organisation equip themselves to succeed in complex environments, become more adaptive and deepen their self-awareness.

In this residential program, participants stay on campus and engage in workshop activities after hours. The program fee covers tuition, meals and accommodation during the workshop.

Applications typically close four weeks prior to commencement, however, to secure your place, we encourage you to apply early. Applications received less than four weeks prior to commencement will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 will be required to confirm your booking.

Read our full terms and conditions and other frequently asked questions for more information.

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