Leadership Academy Logo Generic v2

Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy

The Leadership Academy develops future Otago business leaders to be better equipped for leadership within their organisation, workplace or business.

This inspirational programme is the catalyst that ignites relationship building with like-minded professional peers, fosters inspiration to take your leadership career to the next level and provides outstanding opportunities to learn from prominent Otago leaders.

This programme is led by a significant Otago-based businesses (or organisations), and you will benefit from the opportunity to interact with the presenters and build an ongoing connection with them.

Active engagement in dialogue is expected. Groups are limited to a maximum of 12 participants

Who is the Leadership Academy For?

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

At the completion of the experiential and reflective learning sessions, you will be equipped with a good understanding of what is required to be a significant leader in your own organisation and in the wider business community.

Find out More

You can find out more information about our Leadership Academies - including profiles of all the leaders, by downloading one of our brochures below.

  • Download the Dunedin Leadership Academy here.
  • Download the Waitaki Leadership Academy brochure here.
  • Download the Central Otago Leadership Academy Brochure here.

You can also see the list of leaders, their topics, the Academy dates and register below.

Dunedin Leadership Academy

 Date  Presenter  Position  Topic
 12 May  Mike Collins  Business South  People Culture
 19 May  Dominique Dowding  Grand Casino  Leadership Cycle
 26 May  Cheryl Adams  Animation Research Limited  I Don’t See Why Not: Lessons For Those Moments   When You Don’t Know What To Do
 2 June  Dean Delaney  Platinum Recruitment  Your People and Culture
 9 June  Kim Conroy  Richard Joseph & Associates  The Self Aware Leader
 16 June  Kelly Macknight  MR EMG  Leading Multicultural Teams
 23 June  Jason Tibble  Gallaway Cook Allan  Strategic Leadership - Practical  Survival Skills
 30 June  Fi McKay  Consultant  Leadership That Impacts on Holding Staff Retention

Waitaki Leadership Academy

Date Presenter  Position Topic
13 June Amanda Fleming Presenter at Large Ltd Enlightened Leadership - What Is It and Why Is It Relevant?
20 June Richard Roberts Dunedin Airport (Former) Values-Based Leadership
27 June Dean Delaney Platinum Recruitment Your People and Culture
4 July Fi McKay Consultant Leadership That Impacts on Holding Staff Retention 
11 July Dominique Dowding Grand Casino Leadership Cycle
18 July Kate Keddell FairWay Resolution Dispute Resolution
25 July Kim Conroy Richard Joseph & Associates The Self Aware Leader
1 August Mike Collins Business South People Culture

Central Otago Leadership Academy

Date Presenter Position Topic
7 November Mike Collins Business South People Culture
7 November Dominique Dowding Grand Casino Leadership Cycle
14 November Josie Spillane Highlands - Experience the Exceptional Leadership From the Front
14 November Sanchia Jacobs Central Otago District Council Juggling Hot Coals - Leading through Major Sector Reform at a Time of Pandemic
21 November Kim Conroy Richard Joseph & Associates The Self Aware Leader
21 November Tim Brown Delta Governance Engagement Leadership
28 November Fi McKay Consultant Modern Leadership = Stable Workforce
28 November Frank Gibbons Air New Zealand Company Profile – The Customers' Perspective