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The Emerging Leaders Program is designed to encourage collaboration through facilitated discussion, debate and skills training to deliver to members the skills and knowledge required to succeed in today’s ever-evolving and highly competitive corporate landscape.
The program focuses on 6 key areas:
- Inclusive Leadership
- Unconscious Bias
- Leading Diverse Teams
- Courageous Conversations
- Emotional Intelligence
- Personal Branding & Executive Presence
Who the program is for
Our Emerging Leaders Program is designed for:
- Early-mid career professional females, currently preparing for her first or second leadership role
- Individuals with high career aspirations and potential
2-day immersive program
Here are the modules we cover during the 2-day, 6 part series that have been specifically curated to help women invest in their own leadership, and methods to improve communication and attain influence:
- Emotional Intelligence Assessment
- 180-degree Manager feedback loop
- Developing a Growth Mindset
- Understanding your Values & Vision
- Building Resilience
- Influential Leadership
- Courageous Conversations & Negotiation
- Cultivating A Strong Network
- Managing Unconscious Bias
- Committing to Executive Action
DINNER WITH A MENTOR
- Our flagship event with a leading female business mentor over a private dinner with your cohort
Common outcomes seen by participants of our Emerging Leaders Program
95% of participants report feeling adequately equipped with tools to achieve leadership success
83% of participants report meaningful growth in their network
80% managers report noticeable improvements in participants confidence & leadership capability
78% of participants report greater confidence, clarity of their strengths, leadership vision & barriers to it
70% secure promotion or pay rise with 6-12 months pf completing the program
Your program experience
All our program attendees have the full support of The Dream Collective team as well as
ongoing connections to their peer networks established with the program. Some of the benefits include:
- Individual assessment
- Leadership development blueprint
- End-to-end manager engagement
- Post-program group check in
- Access to TDC’s online resource hub
- Invitation & access to alumni events & global network
Our previous program mentors are iconic female leaders across the industry, including:
CEO of Twitter Australia
CEO of PayPal Australia
Managing Director of Spotify ANZ
Chair and CEO of GoDaddy
Co-founder of Thankyou Group
Trusted by world-leading brands
Hear from other leaders that have walked the path with us
eBusiness Implementation Manager , ComputershareI came with a demotivated approach to my leadership style and how I had been performing, having not been challenged for a while except with workload. Day 2 was an invigorating day with exceptional speakers who woke 'ME' up and cleared my head.
Media Account Manager, Zenith MediaIt was such a great experience, I was really inspired to meet so many fantastic women and participate in some really thought provoking and challenging workshops. I think that all of the events were excellent. Particular highlights were absolutely the dinner with a mentor which was so so so valuable and the workshop intensives.
Senior Account Manager, Canon AustraliaThis was the best training experience I have been to because we not only learnt some invaluable lessons from a personal perspective, we also learnt how to pass this on to our teams, whilst forging some really great relationships/contacts along the way. I really enjoyed having different presenters for each think tank - particularly as each of them were really engaging and practical.
Marketing Director, APN OutdoorThe program was well-balanced, inspiring, great selection of speakers and the dinner with a mentor was a brilliant opportunity to meet and ask questions of inspiring women in leadership. Meeting the amazing cohort of women - we had a terrific group and I learnt a lot from each of them, connected with lots of them and feel like I have come away with an inspiring network of even more women. The panel was so good and the little nuggets of gold they all offered was really valuable.
Office Manager, BCG ConsultingI found the program extremely inspiring and well thought out, the content and external facilitators were engaging. Resilience, leadership and negotiation were extremely applicable to my role and dinner with the mentor was fantastic. Very intimate and inspiring. Project management and design thinking were not as applicable to me but still very interesting. Dinner with a mentor is just amazing, this was so intimate and meaningful and I left feeling very inspired.
Team Leader, HCF AustraliaI got so much out of completing the course. Personally & professionally. The Networking drinks were a great way to break the ice and meet some people prior to starting. I particularly enjoyed the Fireside Chat and listening to different opinions and stories. The Think Tanks were varied and some were more relevant to my role than others, however I took valuable feedback from every one that could still be implanted in my day to day.
Account Director, StarcomI feel like 3 weeks on I feel even more value from this course than I did the days after. I came away with so much information in my brain I had no idea how I would implement it. As all the leaders said "practice, practice, practice" and I have used so much already and am even working with HR on my learning for internal training.
Audit Manager, HILTII am really grateful that I got the opportunity to join this program. The most important take-away I have from this program is that I have a different way of evaluating myself, which in turns makes me more confident in who I am. It is also great to know that I am not alone in this journey and that I am sharing the same path with so many like minded young women out there.
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We deliver in-depth content modules under our three core pillars: Leadership, Innovation & Wellbeing
The content is customised to inspire and engage, driving action and accountability for every woman that goes through our program and ensuring they have a plan to immediately put into practice the skills learnt and developed over 2 days.
The final day ends with our unique Dinner with a Mentor event – a chance for our cohort to dine with a carefully selected female business leader in a relaxed and informal setting.
Once you have completed the emerging leaders program you are part of The Dream Collective community, where there will be further opportunities to attend VIP events, engage in evening masterclasses & connect with your cohort on social media and in person.
First of all, congratulations on being a driven self-starter with audacious goals!
- When considering self-nomination for our programs, we suggest considering the following:
Will your company support your journey, not just financially (e.g. enrolment) but also providing structures for you to 1) attend and engage, and 2) implement learnings and grow within the company?
- We would be happy to speak to your HR team with you to support your case for getting involved or to provide tips on how to have the conversation yourself.
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