Digital Leadership Program 2016

Explore what it means to be a leader in the digital age: the implications, impact, and the new styles of leadership required.


The digital revolution has created a new reality in openness, participation, collaboration and knowledge sharing. Are new technologies a cause of disruption, or are they to be embraced and harnessed by leaders? What does the future hold? And what does it mean for leadership?

Program objectives

  • Understand the potential impact of digital media in driving change and achieving objectives in the workplace and the community
  • Explore the skills and attributes of Digital Leaders
  • Explore the barriers, challenges and risks of Digital Leadership
  • Increase the motivation, confidence and knowledge to become a Digital Leader
  • Through activities and sharing experiences and insights with peers and presenters, develop strategies to apply the learnings to achieve workplace or community objectives
  • Review personal strengths and weaknesses as a Digital Leader and commence an action plan for further development
  • Connect program participants to provide ongoing peer support during and beyond the program

Presenters include:

The Power of One: Using Digital Media to Drive Change

Applying Digital Strategies in the Workplace


Topics covered and guest speakers in 2015 included:

  • Leadership 2.0: What is a Digital Leader?
  • Digital disruption – How technology is disrupting our notions of leadership
    Guest speaker:
    Will Dayble, Director, Squareweave
  • Crisis Scenario: York Butter Factor case study
  • Ethical Considerations
  • The future of leadership and digital and where it is heading
  • Applying Digital Strategies in the Workplace
    Guest speakers:
    Laura Chisholm (WCLP'12), Director, Inlight Media; Former Director, Ernst and Young Digital
  • Digital Challenge or Opportunity (interactive activity)
  • Digital Leadership for Community Action
    Guest speakers:
    Tim Lo Surdo, Head of Campaigns, Oaktree Foundation
    Luke Giuliani (WCLP'14), Social Entrepreneur, Strategist and Technologist, Board Member - Human Rights in Australia, Board member - OurSay
  • Digital Marketplace
    Focus: How organisations can raise their public profile through narrative and social media
    Guest speaker: Seamus Bradley (WCLP'08), Editor of RoyalAuto

When:  9.00am – 5.00pm, 2 and 3 June 2016 
Level 1, Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street, Melbourne

Standard: $990.00 inc GST
Early-bird: $880.00 inc GST (closes 2 May 2016)

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