Leadership Courses

Leadership Courses Melbourne

At Leadership Victoria, we offer a range of leadership courses to change the way you exercise leadership and solve problems. Our experiential leadership courses focus on a blend of content delivered by our trained facilitators, storytelling from our guest speakers and break out rooms to discuss and experiment with other participants.

Our leadership courses attract participants with diverse experience and knowledge from a range of different industries in Melbourne, which means the network you create is sustainable and relevant as you move through your leadership journey.

We offer both leadership short courses and longer courses to fit within your individual context and goals for leadership development. A course in leadership is all about giving you the time and space in a fast-paced world so you can return to your role with clarity and lead with purpose.

So, if you are looking to develop your leadership capacity and make progress on the problems that are important to you, please check out a course in leadership that works best for you.

Leadership Course Objectives

  • Awareness and clarity of personal leadership purpose
  • Confidence, courage and skill exercising leadership in complex contexts
  • Ability to influence and mobilise others to achieve outcomes
  • Thoughtful and considered decision making
  • Awareness of the interconnectedness of our world
  • Diverse, unusual and enduring networks
  • Appreciation for the power of diversity

Our Leadership Courses

Emerging Leadership Development Courses

Igniting Leadership Program


Series 1 | 5, 6, 12, 13 & 27 March, 2024
Series 2| 29, 30 May & 5, 6, 20 June, 2024
Series 3 | 6, 7, 13, 14 & 28 August, 2024
Series 4 | 15, 16, 22, 23 October & 6 November 2024

Are you new to leading teams or projects? Or perhaps you have been leading for a while but are looking to develop a foundational understanding of what modern leadership is and how you might apply it?

This five day leadership course provides a framework and a new approach to leadership to ignite your leadership capacity now and into the future.

Joan Kirner Emerging Leaders Program

Application have now closed. Contact us to learn about future programs.

The Joan Kirner Emerging Leaders Program honours the legacy of the late Joan Kirner AC. As Victoria’s first woman premier, she blazed a trail for women in public life and public office. It honours this legacy and supports future generations of young Victorian women to follow in her footsteps.

The aim is to empower and support women to identify the leadership challenges they face and develop practical skills and strategies to advance their leadership careers.

Participants will take part in interactive learning development workshops, collaborative group work, structured networking, and mentoring activities, and hear from guest speakers that are shifting the perceptions of young women in leadership.

Active Citizenship Leadership Program

Application have now closed. Contact us to learn about future programs.

The Active Citizenship Leadership Program provides an opportunity for up to 25 emerging leaders (18 years +) from Victoria’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities to develop their leadership skills, capabilities, and confidence to champion active participation in the democratic process within their communities.

Advanced Leadership Development Courses



Series 1 | 13, 14 & 29 February, 2024
Series 2 | 29, 30 April & 21 May, 2024
Series 3 | 3, 4 & 18 September, 2024

Are you working with multiple stakeholders and finding it difficult to make progress on something that is important to you?

Leader Evolution is a three-day intensive leadership course that provides a new approach to leading when managing change, complexity, or stubborn problems. 

Women’s Leadership Program


Series 1 | 1, 2 & 3 May, 2024
Series 2 | 20, 21 & 22 November, 2024

A three-day leadership course for participants to pause and experiment, to be curious and to replenish their body and mind over a residential immersive in the Yarra Valley. The leadership course brings together a group of purposeful women to work through complex leadership challenges and to build the confidence and strategies required to influence change.

Williamson Community Leadership Program

Applications for the 2024 program are now closed

Applications for the 2025 program will open in late May. Contact us

Williamson is a unique, immersive year-long program. It will expand the way you see the world and change the way you exercise leadership. It will push you to experiment – continually challenging how and why you lead. You will become adept at strategic analysis, systems thinking, sense making, and will critically examine the challenges and opportunities facing organisations and society today.

Developing Self, Leading Others Program

Application have now closed. Contact us to learn about future programs.

Gain deep insight into your current leadership style and the skills required to build trust and respect in a high-performing team.

Using the DISC Behavioural Profile to help you increase your self-awareness, overcome your barriers to change and learn to lead from a position of strength. Apply skills in coaching, having courageous conversations and leveraging the power of your team to increase effectiveness and achieve organisational outcomes.

Leading Australian Resilient Communities

Application have now closed. Contact us to learn about future programs.

The LARC program will develop skills, knowledge and provide space for up to 26 diverse participants to consider possible futures for their communities and the leadership required of them. Over six-eight months, participants will gather regularly to expand their understanding of regional development and develop skills in strategic foresight, adaptive leadership, and community resilience.

Participants will work together to design and initiate place-based experiments to make progress on community challenges.

Customised Courses

Our delivery options are flexible, and our approach is consultative and collaborative. We tailor our courses to suit the organisational context and offer a range of format and design options to achieve the desired outcomes. This can include multi-day leadership courses of varying duration, seminars and workshops, leadership forums, psychometric profiling, and 360 assessments, coaching, mentoring, and more.

Speak to a Course Advisor

Not sure which leadership course is best for you or your colleagues? Interested in registering for future leadership courses? Our trained course advisors can find the best course for you.