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 describes the skills and knowledge required to ensure legislative, regulatory and National Quality Framework compliance within an early childhood service. It focuses on topics relevant to any service preparing to undergo Assessment and Rating or any service who wants to maintain or improve their rating through coordinated processes.

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Professional Learning Date 06-11-2019 9:00am
Professional Learning End Date 06-11-2019 2:00pm
Capacity 24
Available place 14
Individual Price AUD145.00
AUD145.00 14

Develop your management mindset, skills and knowledge in First Door's flexible eLearning course: flourish in management. 
Using our eLearning portal, you can enjoy flexible access to resources and tutorials from your phone or laptop anywhere with internet access and any time that suits you. This short course provides a personal mentoring meeting, resources, and workplace projects for you to complete, for each of the three listed units below. 

BSBHRM405 Support the recruitment, selection and induction of staff

BSBMGT516 Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBMGT502 Manage people performance

Professional Learning Date 30-09-2019
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $765.00

Is your Early Childhood centre struggling to compete amongst all the other nearby centres? Take action in this eLearning course, and learn how to better promote and attract families to your quality Early Childhood service. Your eyes will be opened to the purpose and value of marketing based on the value of a 'lifetime customer'.

This eLearning course comes with a course workbook, video tutorials, templates and resources to develop your marketing plan - with goals and tasks to increase enrolments and happy families. You have three month access to this course from registration, with guidance and inspiration to activate the plan using a professional team approach to marketing.

Part 1: The purpose of marketing and building your brand
Part 2: Know your target market, competitors and wow factors for brand messaging
Part 3: Direct marketing strategies for custoemr acquistion, retention and loyalty
Part 4: Develop a marketing plan for growth with a professional team approach

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Professional Learning Date 30-09-2019 8:30am
Professional Learning End Date 30-12-2019 11:30pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price $65.00

Consider the benefits and ways for establishing a culture of learning, knowledge sharing and effective interaction for team performance. Engage in experiences to:

  • gain awareness of the roles each team member has in your team using the Belbin framework
  • explore how to establish a team built on individual strengths and how their skills complement each other
  • consider learning styles and ways to support team members’ ongoing learning effectively
Professional Learning Date 21-10-2019 8:30am
Professional Learning End Date 21-10-2019 1:30pm
Capacity 18
Available place 11
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00 11

Learn ways to support mentoring and coaching in your centre to promote collaboration and sharing of information within your team. Mentoring and coaching in the workplace can have long-term benefits as team members become more self-directed and develop stronger skills with better communication and problem-solving, which can lead to a stronger organisation. In this workshop we explore the differences, and the skills and qualities required to be a coach and a mentor.

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Professional Learning Date 18-11-2019 8:30am
Professional Learning End Date 22-10-2018 1:30pm
Capacity 24
Available place 15
Individual Price AUD145.00
AUD145.00 15