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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Stakeholder engagement: a quick guide for community boards

Carly West, Bindi Shah, Karess Dias and Aman Singh When thinking about stakeholder engagement, are you able to identify the difference between the role of the board and that of management? Do you have a board framework for thinking about stakeholder engagement in a strategic manner? Are you able to ask the right questions in […]

ELGP Applications now open

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the next Emerging Leaders in Governance program (Feb – May 2020).  Please circulate this to your networks.   The application form can be accessed here.   Please ensure you have read the Program Prospectus BEFORE applying.  Applications are open until the close of business […]

Innovation: The leadership and governance role of NFP Boards

Innovation is more than just a buzzword; it is the key to improving leadership on non-for-profit (NFP) boards and securing a bright future for the aged care and community sectors. Despite the benefits that innovation can have on NFP organisations, it is unfortunately widely underutilised or misunderstood. As not all boards may be aware or […]

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Stakeholder engagement: a quick guide for community boards

Carly West, Bindi Shah, Karess Dias and Aman Singh When thinking about stakeholder engagement, are you able to identify the difference between the role of the board and that of management? Do you have a board framework for thinking about stakeholder engagement in a strategic manner? Are you able to ask the right questions in […]

ELGP Applications now open

We are delighted to announce that applications are now open for the next Emerging Leaders in Governance program (Feb – May 2020).  Please circulate this to your networks.   The application form can be accessed here.   Please ensure you have read the Program Prospectus BEFORE applying.  Applications are open until the close of business […]

Innovation: The leadership and governance role of NFP Boards

Innovation is more than just a buzzword; it is the key to improving leadership on non-for-profit (NFP) boards and securing a bright future for the aged care and community sectors. Despite the benefits that innovation can have on NFP organisations, it is unfortunately widely underutilised or misunderstood. As not all boards may be aware or […]

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