Course Description

A series of workshops that explore contemporary educational leadership issues and practices in the key operational areas of school management.

Based on the nationally recognised Diploma of Management, but delivered as individual non-accredited courses, each course is 3 hours in duration. You may elect to come for one session only or enrol in two sessions across a full day (am and pm courses).

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Please complete our very simple expression of interest form and one of our friendly team members will notify you as soon as this course is scheduled.

Cost & Inclusions


Workshops 1, 2 & 4
3 hour workshops = $190 + GST

Workshop 3
Full day workshop = $380 + GST

  • highly skilled facilitators with extensive leadership experience
  • all learning materials
  • continuous coffee, tea and morning tea are provided at sessions
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • there are many quality food vendors within 1-2 min walk for you to purchase your lunch, or you are welcome to bring your own lunch if you wish


Workshop 1 – Not Scheduled

Essentials of managing yourself as a leader
9am – 12pm

  • What makes an effective leader?
  • How do you manage the leadership role?
  • What are the professional learning needs of leaders?

Essentials of effective team management
1pm – 4pm

  • How do leaders facilitate and contribute to effective teamwork in schools?
  • What processes can leadership teams use to enhance team effectiveness?
Workshop 2 – Not Scheduled

Essentials of managing people performance
9am – 12pm

  • What is an effective performance and development program?
  • What skills are needed to support and enhance performance and development? 

Essentials of managing workplace bullying and harassment
1pm – 4pm

  • What is the legislative framework covering workplace bullying & harassment?
  • How can leaders identify the risk factors for their site?
  • What are the positive/ negative impacts of organisational culture & leadership?
  • What organisational tools & management practices are available to positively address these issues?
Workshop 3 – Not Scheduled

Essentials of project management
9am – 4pm

  • What are the benefits of a project management approach?
  • What are the basic steps in defining a project’s scope and planning a project?
  • How can projects be effectively executed and closed?
Workshop 4 – Not Scheduled

Essentials of innovation and continuous improvement
9am – 12pm

  • How can you lead and manage continuous improvement systems and processes?
  • How do systems of improvement, effectiveness and accountability support school effectiveness?
  • How can data be analysed to monitor and adjust performance strategies?

Essentials of budgets and financial plans
1pm – 4pm

  • What “financial intelligence” do school leaders need to have to make sound educational decisions?
  • How do you read an income statement, a balance sheet and a cash flow statement?
  • What is the difference between profit and cash, and how to employ financial ratio analysis?

Location & Dates

Course Details and Schedule
  • No courses are currently scheduled. Please see below to register your interest.
Training Venue (Face to Face Courses)

ASC Training & Development
Harmer House
Level 2, 5 Leigh Street

 Car Parking & Public Transport Information

Please Note

These courses can also be delivered at your site. Contact us for details/costs.

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