Our Approach

The following are the fundamental principles of our approach

Diversity
Diversity

We value diversity of age, perspective, business talent, leadership style, geography and culture. We recognise and develop future leaders who represent the broad face of Australia’s demographic, social, community and professional culture.

Experiential Learning
Experiential Learning

Experiential and action learning are core methodologies of the Emerging Leaders Governance Program. We want Young Leaders to understand firsthand the role and dynamics of Boards of Governance; and the real challenges facing the aged care and community sector- as well as to participate in conversations and solutions for them.

Connectivity
Connectivity

We build cross-sector networks of engagement, relationship and nurture between Young Leaders and senior community leaders through dedicated networking, team building, intergenerational leadership events, one-to-one mentoring, social media and alumni networks.

Peer Support1
Peer Support

Graduates of the Emerging Leaders Governance Program are supported by an Alumni Network and senior mentors and contacts they establish during the Program.

Resources
Resources

Visit our Resource Toolkit for materials, research, discourse and videos about leadership and governance produced by us.

Board Opportunities1
Board Opportunities

Several of our Community Partners (sponsoring organisations) offer periodic Board Traineeships or have vacancies arise on their Boards which they advertise to graduates of the Emerging Leaders Governance Program.

Collective Leadership1
Collective Leadership

Community Partners play a key role in the development and delivery of the Emerging Leaders Governance Program and in mentorship and support of its graduates.

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2020 ELGP Participants revealed

In our eighth year of the program, we are delighted to reveal the participants of the 2020 Emerging Leaders in Governance program. Many of these participants are provided with scholarships to attend the program due to the funding provided by Community Partners. As you’ll read below, this group has exceptional professional skills and a keen […]

What have we achieved? 2019 Annual Report Released

We are excited to share the 2019 Annual Report for the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards program.  Thank you again for all the support of Community Partners who make this program a reality in our sector!                               […]

Is a merger right for my board? A guide for not-for-profit boards considering mergers and other forms of collaborations

Everyone is talking about mergers …but is a merger right for my not-for-profit board? If you have ever considered this question – your board is certainly not alone. Close to a third of Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) Board Directors have discussed a merger as a potential form of collaboration at some point in the organisation’s history. […]

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2020 ELGP Participants revealed

In our eighth year of the program, we are delighted to reveal the participants of the 2020 Emerging Leaders in Governance program. Many of these participants are provided with scholarships to attend the program due to the funding provided by Community Partners. As you’ll read below, this group has exceptional professional skills and a keen […]

What have we achieved? 2019 Annual Report Released

We are excited to share the 2019 Annual Report for the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards program.  Thank you again for all the support of Community Partners who make this program a reality in our sector!                               […]

Is a merger right for my board? A guide for not-for-profit boards considering mergers and other forms of collaborations

Everyone is talking about mergers …but is a merger right for my not-for-profit board? If you have ever considered this question – your board is certainly not alone. Close to a third of Australia’s not-for-profit (NFP) Board Directors have discussed a merger as a potential form of collaboration at some point in the organisation’s history. […]

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