The series of workshops were designed to
assist in the development of leadership skills among WA coaches and
officials operating in the talent development environment.
- Leading Self and Enhancing Emotional Intelligence
Monday 18 February 2019
- Resilience and Mental Toughness
Monday 18 March 2019
- Effective Communication to Build Confidence
Monday 15 April 2019
- Managing Others and Managing Change
Monday 20 May 2019
All modules will be delivered between 5.30 pm to 9.00 pm, so
applicants will need to be available during these hours. All modules
will be delivered at the department's Leederville office. Applicants
should note these dates in their calendars until the candidates are
selected and confirmed.
Applications for the full workshop series will open on Monday 10 December 2018 and close on Friday 18 January 2019.
A maximum of 20 candidates will be selected for the program, with
successful applicants determined through an application and selection
Leading Self and Enhancing Emotional Intelligence
This three hour workshop explores understanding self through DISC
sport data interpretation, mental models and understanding different
emotions and how to manage them. Themes include:
- Interpretation of DISC adapted and natural leadership styles
- Growth vs fixed mindsets regarding personal development
- The importance of emotional intelligence to leadership and high quality relationships.
Resilience and Mental Toughness
This three hour workshop explores how to reduce stress, create
proactive and reactive resilience strategies and enhance emotional
resilience for personal effectiveness. Themes include:
- Self-assessments coping strategies, resilience quotient and mental toughness index
- How to reduce stress and navigate moods, feelings and difficult days
- Develop resilience skills for personal effectiveness.
Effective Communication to Build Confidence
This three hour workshop invites participants to reflect on their
Values in Action (VIA) strengths profile, capability and capacity to
give and receive effective feedback, actively respond to those they lead
and create cultures characterised by positive relationships and
positive communication. Themes include:
- Using the VIA to reflect on how to model confidence for others
- Giving and receiving feedback effectively using SBI/BI feedback and DESC assertiveness models
- Developing the ‘art of playing badly well’ in others
- Dispensing tough love effectively using appropriate rewards and punishments.
Managing Others and Managing Change
This three hour workshop focuses on developing personal power, using
DISC data to recognise and adapt to difficult people and understanding
emotional responses to change and transitions. Themes include:
- Identify different kinds of power and their use and abuse
- Self-assessing conflict management orientation styles
- Handling different types of difficult people using different strategies
- Defusing objections, resistance and encourage people to be more cooperative
- Understand models of change.
The success of the program is dependent upon committed and dedicated
participants who are seeking to play an active leadership role in
delivering success in the talent development environment. Places are
strictly limited, so those wishing to be accepted onto the program must
be committed to:
- attending the full workshop series*
- learning new ways to lead in the talent development environment
- being stretched and challenged
- being an active participant in the program, including being able
to commit the time and effort required to complete the profiling tool
prior to the first module commencing and post-workshop reflection
- actively sharing learnings in your sport.
*For this phase two pilot program, the preference is for applicants
to be available to attend all four modules, however consideration may be
given to applicants who can attend three of the four modules.