Leadership Week

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Leadership Week, an initiative of McKinsey & Company and the Institute of Community Directors Australia, is a dedicated week of leadership training designed to support and strengthen the capability of the not-for-profit and community sector.

The aim of this event, held 10–14 July 2023, is to provide leaders in the sector with the tools and training they need to become the best leaders they can be.

The theme for Leadership Week 2023 is Resilient leadership: seizing opportunities in a fast-changing world.

You can find the full program for the week, which includes four free online workshops, and the release of a leadership newsletter, below.

Leadership Week program

Monday, 10 July 2023, 1pm-2.30pm AEST

Online workshop: Personal resilience

Presented by Dr Jemma King, PhD (Human behaviour) and expert in emotional intelligence and performance under stress

True leadership starts with leadership of self. Developing and maintaining personal resilience is key to a leader’s ability to lead others effectively.

Learn how to hone your own resilience from Dr Jemma King – expert in performance under stress – through techniques that help you to ‘hijack’ your stress response and improve sleep.

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

Newsletter: Resilient leadership: seizing opportunities in a fast-changing world.

Watch your inbox or return to this page on Tuesday for a newsletter full of important information, tools and resources for not-for-profit leaders. Subscribe to Our Community updates to ensure you receive the newsletter in your inbox.

Wednesday, 12 July 2023, 1pm–2.30pm AEST

Online workshop: Adaptive leadership

Presented by Jill Charker, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

In a fast-changing world, today’s leaders need to rapidly adjust to new conditions – and thrive in them.

This interactive session will explore key adaptive challenges affecting society and business today, and the techniques you can use to navigate them effectively – not just to adjust to them but to capture their full potential for you and your organisation.

Thursday, 13 July 2022, 1pm–2.30pm AEST

Online workshop: Psychological safety

Presented by Alistair Carmichael, Expert Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company

People operate at their best when they feel safe and secure. Understanding how to create and foster psychological safety in the workplace is a critical leadership skill.

In this interactive session, explore how to establish the conditions for safety and how to encourage diversity of thought and perspective that underpin it.

Friday, 14 July 2023, 1pm–2.30pm AEST

Online workshop: Leading change

Presented by Eleanor Brown, Engagement Manager and Social Impact Practice Co-lead, McKinsey & Company

Good leaders think ahead, see around corners and change their plans accordingly. The best leaders also make this change stick.

Learn how to lead whole-of-organisation change in this interactive session by looking beyond visible behaviours and leveraging the influence model.

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