04 April 2019
The first of our Southland Leaders are set to graduate on Friday, 12 April.
The purpose of the Southland Leadership Academy, which is completed over eight 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.
Each two-hour session is led by a senior executive from significant Southland - Otago based businesses or other organisations. The programme included:
|Dougal McGowan||Chief Executive||Ethical & Moral Leadership|
|Otago Chamber of Commerce|
|Robert Boekhout||General Manager||Leading through Change, and Growth|
|Blue River Dairy|
|Penny Simmonds||Chief Executive||Resilience in Leadership|
|Southern Institute of Technology|
|Errol Millar||Chairman||Governance vs Management|
|Philips Search and Rescue Trust|
|Geoff Finnerty||General Manager||Leading in Crisis|
|South Port NZ Limited|
|Stewart Hamilton||General Manager||Art of Influence|
|New Zealand Aluminium Smelter|
|Jason Tibble||Regional Commissioner||Strategic Leadership & Culture|
|Ministry of Social Development|
|Clare Hadley||Chief Executive, ICC||Government Engagement|
|Lesley Soper||Councillor, ICC|
|Richard Roberts||Chief Executive Officer||Values Based Leadership|
|Shaun Drylie||Chief Executive Officer||Leadership in Business|
Southland Chamber of Commerce CE Sheree Carey said “At the completion of the experiential and reflective learning sessions, participants will be better equipped and have a good understanding of what is required to be a significant leader in their own organisation and in the wider business community.
Following graduation, participants will be invited to become a member of the Southland Leadership Academy Alumni, and will benefit from ongoing connections with our presenters, and other participants. The Chamber will also provide additional learning opportunities to our Alumni to assist them in their journey of ongoing professional development.”