Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy only available to Chamber members. Limited spots.

This exciting and new programme is made up of 6 workshops, held over 4 months and is designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to refine leadership skills, develop their leadership style and be empowered to lead others and contribute more to the success of their organisation and the wider business community.

Facilitated by Malcolm Eadie, Progressive Solutions Ltd, each two hour session features a presentation from an experienced local senior executive. You will have the opportunity to engage with the presenter and learn from their knowledge and experience.

Friday 26 February
Leading through change and growth 

  • Understanding the need for change
  • Communicating during change
  • Dynamics of change
  • Phases of change

Friday 12 March
Leading in a Crisis

  • The three levels of leadership
  • The importance of trust
  • Different types/levels of crisis
  • Managing risk

Friday 26 March
Leading Innovation

  • How to lead innovation
  • The importance of the team
  • Disrupt your own business before someone does it to you!
  • Four types of innovation

Friday 9 April
Resilience in Leadership

  • Face challenges with strength and grace
  • Recognise and mitigate the effects of stress
  • Respond appropriately and constructively
  • Model resilient behaviour

Friday 23 April
Transforming a Business and empowering the team

  • Transformation key steps
  • Creating a consumer-centric business
  • How to engage and empower the team and the role of planning
  • Providing a strong and clear focus and a compelling vision

Friday 7 May
Art of Influence

  • Distinguish between influencing and persuading
  • Identify your own style
  • Build credibility, brand, reputation and networks
  • Understanding the "why".


Leadership Academy PDF


 Mix and Mingle with coffee at 8.45am

Friday, 26th February, 2021 to Friday, 7th May, 2021
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, 25 Canon Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, 7910
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Need Assistance? Please email janet@scchamber.org.nz or call 03 555 5091 for further information or help booking courses.

Cancellations and Refunds

1. Cancellations must be advised in writing or by telephone at least three full working days prior to the date of the course or event.
2. All cancellations and refunds will incur a $30.00 + GST administration fee to cover the costs.
3. If we do not receive a cancellation notice within three full working days prior to the course or event commencing, or if a participant fails to show on the day, full fees will be payable.
4. Requests to transfer to a later course can be made, subject to availability and approval. If participants are able to transfer to a later course the administration fee is waived. This request must be made at least three working days prior to the original course or event.
5. A replacement participant is welcome at any stage prior to the course or event commencing at no additional cost. Please provide us with the details as soon as possible.

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