Leadership Academy – Edendale – FULLY BOOKED

The purpose of this programme, which is completed over seven weeks, is to provide leaders with the opportunity to build leadership capabilities through their own personal development and by learning from the experience of others.

The Leadership Academy is for people looking at developing their existing leadership experience and who have the potential for holding leadership positions and governance roles.

The participant, at the completion of the experiential and reflective learning sessions, will be better equipped and have a good understanding of what is required to be a leader in their own organisation and in the wider community.

Each two-hour session is led by an experienced senior executive from a variety of Southland – Otago based businesses or other organisations. The participant will benefit from the opportunity to interact with the presenter and build an ongoing connection with them, and other participants.

At the end of the programme, participants will graduate and be invited to become a member of the Southland Leadership Academy Alumni.

​Click here to download brochure and speaker schedule.

Seven weeks, Tuesday evenings, 7pm – 9pm
13 April – 25 May 2021

Limited to a maximum of 12 participants. 

Partnered with Southland District Council (SDC)
If you reside within the SDC district investment is $575+GST (proof of address to be emailed to office@commercesouth.com when registering). Investment for participants residing outside of SDC district is $1500+GST.  

Management Capability Development Voucher Fund
The Leadership Academy is registered with the Management Capability Development Voucher Fund. Find out more by visiting www.regionalbusinesspartners.co.nz

Welcoming Communities Scholarship
Invercargill City Council, Southland District Council, and Gore District Council have identified that there is an opportunity for newcomers to hold leadership positions within Southland’s business, community and not-for-profit sectors. The Southland Newcomer Leadership Scholarship is a contestable fund whereby eligible applicants can apply to access funding to enable them to participate in the Southland Leadership Academy. Click here for more information and application form. 

Community Trust South Leadership Scholarship
Participants from not for profit organisations are invited to apply for a Community Trust South Leadership Scholarship. For more information and online application visit communitytrustsouth.nz

Other locations and dates available

  • Invercargill, Commencing 14 May 2021 – FULLY BOOKED
  • Lumsden, Commencing 8 June 2021
  • Invercargill, Commencing 27 August  2021
  • Gore, Commencing 24 September 2021

To be added to our waitlist to attend the 13 April 2021 Intake email office@commercesouth.com.


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