The Management Development Toolkit​

A customisable short course for management teams addressing critical elements of effective and inclusive leadership​

Course Overview​

Offering high-impact, just in time learning, the one-day Management Development Toolkit (MDT) is perfect for organisations looking for targeted, cost-effective development.

The MDT represents a powerful opportunity for organisations to bring their management staff together to build their capacity, leverage their diversity and reflect on their important role as organisational leaders. 

Course Format

The MDT is a one-day development experience delivered online or onsite at your workplace. The course is divided into two distinct but complementary units which are selected by participating organisations based on their needs and preferences.​

Course Agenda

9:00am -12:30pm

12:30pm - 1:30pm

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Unit 1

Lunch Break

Unit 2

Course Unit Options

Each one-day MDT workshop is comprised of two units. The units are selected by participating organisations prior to delivery based on their organisational needs and development preferences. We are happy to provide guidance to assist organisations in selecting the most appropriate units.

Achieving results through others

A significant transition all leaders must make is from that of individual contributor to one who achieves results through others. This topic will expose participants to the key principles of human motivation and how to tap into people’s personal sources of motivation to achieve results.

Building a high-performance team

Achieving outstanding results often requires coordinated effort. This topic will expose participants to the characteristics of high performing teams and provide ways to a build a high-performing team culture that embodies high levels of commitment and accountability.

Creating a winning culture

Creating an effective culture, which is inclusive and embraces diversity, is one of the main roles of leaders and has very real implications for their ability to achieve objectives. Culture can be the enabler or inhibitor of any workplace or team. This unit provides practical tools for building an effective and inclusive culture.

Making good decisions

The ability to properly identify problems, analyse them and make sound decisions becomes increasingly important as leaders assume greater responsibility. This unit provides insight and practical approaches that will improve the quality of both solving problems and making good decisions.

Leading change

In today’s world, change is constant and requires a significant investment of time and energy to manage successfully. This unit will expose participants to ways to engage others in change, deal with resistance to change and manage stakeholders, so that they can achieve their own change initiatives.

Prioritising energy and focus

Finding the time and energy to lead others effectively, often whilst balancing an existing workload, can be challenging especially for new managers. This topic will expose participants to the importance of effectively prioritising energy and focus in order to maximise overall performance.


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Further Information​


The enrolment fee covers all tuition, program related materials and access to the ASAM online learning portal.

Contact us for a customised quote.

Delivery Format

The MDT is delivered as an online or in-person program.

Delivery Date

A mutually acceptable delivery date will be decided in consultation with participating organisations upon registration.

Delivery Location and Costs

The standard course fee assumes online delivery of the program. In-person delivery onsite at your offices or off-site is available however, all costs associated with room, equipment hire, and catering will be charged directly to the client.

Scope and Plan

Leading up to the commencement of this engagement the primary facilitator will conduct additional consultation with the client to assist in the selection of their preferred units and to ensure that their specific objectives and outcomes are achieved during the delivery stage.

Strengthening personal and organisational wellbeing

In today’s workplaces, burnout is becoming increasingly common. In this topic, participants will examine the concept of resilience, and explore their capacity to overcome challenges and bounce back from adversity. This unit supports participants to reflect on their wellbeing, increase resourcefulness, maintain performance and avoid burnout.

Choosing your leadership approach

In a constantly changing world, it is crucial for leaders to know who they are and what they represent. This topic exposes participants to some key models of leadership, with special emphasis on an Adaptive approach to complex and challenging problems.​

Communicating with purpose

Organisations achieve results through the collaboration of people, which requires robust working relationships, at the heart of which is effective communication. This topic exposes participants to ways of communicating which lead to greater shared understanding, reduce misunderstanding, reduce conflict and achieve robust outcomes.

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