The Strategic Manager program 2018

This industry–leading executive education program, delivered exclusively by CPA Australia over three days, provides valuable insights and tactics to help you succeed as a strategic manager. Gain the tools to develop an enduring strategy for your organisation under the guidance of experienced business executives, and evolve your personal leadership style.

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Program Overview

Gain the tools for strategy and leadership

Under the guidance of experienced executive leaders, learn how to develop the right strategy for your organisation, for your team and for your own development as a strategic leader.

Lead and engage staff

Communication impacts success. Learn how to gain consensus and understanding and how to lead through change.

Leave with an action plan and strategy map

Receive immediate feedback from the program facilitators on your strategy map for your organisation and your action plans for your own leadership, plus an opportunity to receive further mentoring from the facilitators after the program.




Learning objectives

Developing the leadership strategy

  • Understand how strategy is developed
  • Recognise customer value needs
  • Develop an awareness of personal leadership traits

Leading and engaging staff

  • Improve communication skills
  • Understand how to develop a customer value curve
  • Understand how to lead strategic change

Develop strategy frameworks

  • Understand and develop framework/s to lead strategic change
  • Improve staff capabilities to grow with change
  • Develop action plans for post program development




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John Trevillyan FCPA

John Trevillyan has over 21 years of experience at the Melbourne Business School, designing programs to achieve learning and operational outcomes for all levels of management.

John has an outstanding knowledge of educational methodologies and approaches. He develops innovative programs for his clients worldwide, using a range of paper based and e-Learn technologies. 

As a partner in Negotiation Education Australia, John provides negotiation programs to clients such as Bunnings, AXA and Honda and has developed and facilitated decision making programs for such clients as National Australia Bank and Racing Victoria. John has also provided similar programs to the ACCC and not for profit organisations such as Vision Australia and Baptcare.

Lisa Barrand

Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in strategy and negotiation, designing and leading programs for Melbourne Business School, supporting organisations to make things happen, not just talk about them. She uses her teaching and negotiation talent for developing stakeholder engagement capability within both private and public sector organisations.

She also works on projects requiring diverse parties to collaborate on challenging projects. Her past clients include Fresenius Kabi, AXA, Commlife Indonesia, Colorado, Nike Australia, Simplot, Orica, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council and the Department of Environment and Heritage.

Please note enrolments close 2 working days prior to the workshop date. Please enrol at least 3 working days prior to the workshop to ensure any dietary and special requirements can be accommodated.




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