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To commence the formal program participants will complete a leadership capability survey on core leadership and management competencies. Findings from the survey facilitate the development of an individual action plan that assists each participant to extract optimal value from the program.

Throughout the program participants attend fourteen interactive online sessions. These sessions can be accessed from any desktop computer or mobile device allowing for minimal disruption to participants workday. The live online sessions allow participants to interact directly and engage in meaningful discussion pertinent to the respective module.

school business administrators capability assessment
program participants face to face workshops
4 peer coaching session for program participants
school business administrators interactive webinar sessions
state of the art online learning management
interactive online portal for school leaders

During the program, participants have 24/7 access to the interactive online portal which connects them with their fellow participants and a broader network of school leaders across the country.

Throughout the program, content and media for each module is accessible 24/7 via a state-of-the-art online learning management system that allows participants to engage with it any time from any device.

Program participants will then come together for a one day workshop designed to build connections within the group and uncover and discuss key issues that participants are facing. Additionally, the face to face workshop offers participants an important platform to build rapport in preparation for the peer coaching element of the program.

During the program participants enter into a peer coaching partnership with a co-participant. The peer coaching process is fundamental to the program and greatly enhances the learning process.

The School Business Administrators Colloquium employs an integrated learning methodology based around expert tuition, peer knowledge-sharing, and practical workplace application. Throughout the program, learning is related back to the school environment and the day-to-day realities and challenges of each participant. The program alternates between delivery modes to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment

Delivery Format

A leadership and interpersonal skills development
program exclusively for School Business Administrators

School Business
Administrators Colloquium

The School Business Administrators Colloquium is an integrated development program focusing on the interpersonal and behavioural dynamics associated with a senior administrative position. Delivered over an extended ten-month period to ensure minimal disruption to participants workload, the program combines rich, multi-media presentations with user friendly toolkits delivered via a cutting edge online learning platform.

Participants will participate in a series of highly interactive online and face to face learning experiences, sharing their journey with like-minded colleagues across the country. In addition to delivering critical professional development, the program sets out to create powerful, life-long professional networks.

Developed from the acclaimed Schools Leadership Colloquium (a seminal development program for senior school leaders), the program equips school business administrators with the insights, skills and confidence to effectively and efficiently manage a wide range critical school functions and in so doing compliment and extend the capacity of the school leadership team

school business administrators 10 month program duration
school business administrators program weekly commitment 2 hours

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