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Workshop on managing and leading community organisations

Wednesday, July 31, 2019   Posted in: Training By: Administrator With tags: Training, leadership, management, Community Groups, workshop

Join this training workshop from LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership to give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage the people, money, projects, and stakeholders, whilst still driving results. So no more second-guessing yourself…

Dates: Wednesday 11th to Friday 13th November 2019.
Time: 9am to 4.30pm each day.
Location: Christchurch - venue TBC.
Cost: $750 per person (plus GST). You can attend the workshop and get 6 months of mentoring for a total of $1750 per person (plus GST).

Some scholarships may be available if finance is a barrier.

Register online now for this Managing and Leading Community Organisations workshop.

Contact Hilary Star-Foged at the LEAD Centre for Not for Profit Leadership for more information (hilary[at] or 021 134 0929).

The following topics will be explored by trainers Sandy Thompson and Hilary Star-Foged in the context of your community and organisation during these three days of highly interactive learning:

  • Creating and understanding the bigger picture;
  • Being a mindful leader, and how our management and leadership impacts on others;
  • Building a strong team;
  • Leading sustainable organisations;
  • Working creatively in the face of ongoing change and complexity; and
  • How to create real change for our communities.

By the end you will have two plans – one for your own leadership development, and one for building the capacity of your organisation.

“An immediate outcome for me has been that my interaction with staff is more purposeful and focused on them and their needs...making more of an effort to understand where they are coming from, which has produced positive results. I am more conscious of the need to prioritise my work to ensure I have more time to support and develop our team members... which is quite a challenge but necessary to be an effective leader. I would love my work hours to be totally dedicated to staff support and development.” - Participant from the Wellington learning cohort in 2018.

Embed what you learn at the workshop by getting 6 months of ongoing mentoring with the LEAD team. They will support you to implement the two plans you create during the training workshop - making your learning even more pertinent to your context.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch