Workshops for Leaders

Are you new to your leadership role? Do you have years of experience in management, and/or are you aiming to be a more effective leader? You are invited to build your professional knowledge and skills by booking into one or more of our workshops for leaders.
These workshops will engage you in active learning. Each workshop introduces strategies for best practice in leadership and management.
•    Bookings are required by booking online below, or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phoning 3204 4336.
•    Payment is to be made prior to the workshop to confirm your place, as places are limited.
•    All participants receive a certificate of attendance. Tea, coffee, morning tea and a light lunch is provided.

North Brisbane Training venue

Our North Brisbane workshop venue is located at: Pioneer Room, Heritage Hotel and Function Centre, Old Petrie Town.

Dayboro Road, Whiteside, Q 4503


This workshop will support your confidence to plan your approach for financial management. You will discuss and explore ways to implement financial management processes, and to monitor, review and evaluate financial management processes to meet organisational financial objectives.

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Event Date 19-03-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 19-03-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 18
Individual Price $195.00
$195.00 18

This course is designed to inspire and support Educational Leaders in their role; with a series of seven monthly workshops, workplace projects, five workplace mentoring meetings and a centre tour to visit three centres rated Exceeding or Excellent. This course invites collaboration and networking amongst Educational Leaders, and supports their professional growth in leadership. Starting on 21st March, each workshop starts at 8.30am - 12pm.
Please note: Workshop only bookings are waitlisted and confirmed providing places allow, as Educational Leader course bookings take priority.

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1. MAR 21: Educational Leader essentials: role, qualities and goals
2. APR 18: Inspiring the direction of the curriculum: current trends (includes workplace mentoring meeting with your First Door mentor)

MAY 19: Centre tour & networking for Educational Leaders

3. MAY 23: QA1 Critical reflection: using multiple viewpoints for continuous improvement (includes workplace mentoring meeting with your First Door mentor)

4. JUN 20: Promoting a culture of enquiry: professional conversations, feedback and reflective practice

5. JUL 18: Creating a workplace learning community and knowledge sharing

6. AUG 22: Support growth with workplace coaching and mentoring

7. SEP 12: Connections, emotional intelligence and wellbeing

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Event Date 21-03-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 12-09-2018 12:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 22
Individual Price $1,345.00
$1,345.00 22

This workshop will assist you in bringing your Policy & Procedure (P&P) manual to life, while setting the required standards for your organisations/team's actions.

You will explore and gain skills to undertake the policy development process; and, to use P&P as the strategic link between the organisation's vision, and its day-to-day operations by informing and guiding your team's daily practice. 

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Event Date 23-04-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 23-04-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 18
Individual Price $195.00
$195.00 18

Attracting enrolments and keeping families using your service requires a 'magnet' to your centre. Your eyes will be opened to the purpose and value of marketing based on the value of a 'lifetime customer'. We explore the successful ingredients of a marketing message so that you can critique your current marketing, and consider ways to share your message effectively. This workshop will get you started on developing a marketing plan with goals and tasks to increase enrolments. You will be inspired to activate the plan using a professional team approach to marketing.

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Event Date 28-05-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 28-05-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 18
Individual Price $195.00
$195.00 18

Series of 2 workshops on JUN 18 & JUL 16: at 8.30am to 1.30pm

The way we build and maintain relationships in the workplace will largely determines the success we experience in our teams. This series of two workshops enhances your interpersonal techniques with emotional intelligence to best support successful teams and relationships.

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Event Date 18-06-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 16-07-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 16
Individual Price $390.00
$390.00 16

Series of 2 workshops: AUG 27 & SEP 17: at 8.30am - 1.30pm

Do you want to lead your team to work together, with a vision towards exceeding or excellence in quality education and care? This workshop guides you to establish a team charter and performance plan so your team has a clear shared vision and goals to move forward. We explore how to establish an effective team that builds each other's strengths and considers how their various skills complement each other. We discuss leadership skills to promote good understanding, ensure adequate knowledge and facilitate positive interactions towards an empowered, strengths-based and cohesive team. 

Event Date 27-08-2018 8:30am
Event End Date 17-09-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 15
Individual Price $390.00
$390.00 15