MBS Leading for Organisation Impact: The Looking Glass Experience program
The Melbourne Business School is offering an open programs scholarship for a woman employed in a VCCC alliance member organisation, who is a senior leader in cancer research, clinical care, academia or administration to participate in their Leading for Organisational Impact: The Looking Glass Experience program. This scholarship is in honour of Jo Leonard who was a long-standing and valued member of the Melbourne Business School.
Jo first commenced with the Melbourne Business School in 1999 supporting Executive Education programs as a facilitator and executive coach. She worked with many public and private sector clients including the highly successful BHP Billiton Graduate Program where she was instrumental in its delivery for a number of years. Jo was also a key facilitator and feedback specialist on the MBS Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) programs, her favourite being Leading for Organisational Impact, Executive Education - MBS.
Anyone who had the privilege of knowing Jo will know she was incredibly professional and highly dedicated to her work. She had an engaging personality, a curious mind and a very special warmth. Colleagues and participants alike benefited from her passion and focus on developing others.
In August 2016, Jo lost her battle to ovarian cancer - leaving her husband, her teenage daughter and son and a huge network of family and friends. This scholarship has been established in her honour, is valued at $11,900 and is supported by the Melbourne Business School.
This five day program designed by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL)®, shows you how to progress from everyday management tasks to impacting your company as a whole. This includes making tough calls and trade-offs to considering organisation-wide opportunities and bridging gaps that limit growth. It will also uncover your strengths and weaknesses enabling you to gain the confidence to address them and move forward as a senior leader.
Who is this for?
- Experienced senior managers who lead a function or division
- Executives with local, regional or global responsibility
By the end of the program journey, you will:
- Gain an enterprise-wide perspective
- Build strategic aptitude
- Develop decision-making skills
- Assess investment/funding opportunities
- Collaborate cross-functionally
- Improve influencing and negotiation skills.
- Woman in a senior role
- Has a current involvement in cancer research, education or clinical care
- You are employed by a VCCC alliance member organisation.
Applications are due strictly by 5.00pm (AEST) Monday 9 March 2020.
Completion of the attached application form and a copy of your CV should be compiled into a single PDF and submitted to Erin Turner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants would need to be available on the program dates below and must attend all five days.
4 - 8 May 2020
Please note that prior to the program you will need complete preparation of:
- Conversations in the workplace: three pre-program discussions (one with your manager and two with colleagues or clients) to elicit feedback that forms a key focus of program activities.
- Lead the Function 360-degree self-assessment.
- One self-assessment questionnaire.
This scholarship is exclusively offered to a woman in a leadership role within a VCCC alliance member organisation. For more information regarding the program, see the course webpage, read the brochure, or contact:
Education Program Coordinator
P: 03 8559 8584