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Management and Leadership Skills Update


Are you an Associate Nurse Unit Managers (ANUM), or Acting / Relieving NUM or working in a Team Leader role? Are you looking for formal education to support your personal and professional development specific to this role? Attend this two day interactive seminar to meet other nurses who work in similar positions. Build crucial leadership and management skillsrequired in your role. Includes:

  • How you can use emotional intelligence
  • Better ways to communicate better with others in your team including NUMs
  • Learn what motivates people and why some may resist change
  • Take time to reflect on your career


Need for Program

Nurses require an understanding of leadership in order to function effectively in a complex healthcare sector and fulfil significant leadership and management roles. This seminar will enable you to develop knowledge of contemporary leadership and management approaches.

Purpose of Program

This program provides nurses with a highly interactive forum to discuss crucial leadership and management skills that relate to their practice. There will be engagement in contemporary leadership and management theories which can be applied in nursing and midwifery practice in a variety of health contexts.

Your Learning Outcomes
  • Clearly state the difference between leadership and management approaches and why a nurse requires both of these skills
  • Debate and critique current and future roles as nurse leaders/managers
  • Explore your own leadership style now and in the future
  • Schedule Day One

    8:30am - Registration and enjoy a refreshing drink


    Building Relationships

    In this introductory session, participants will be informed of the process that will be undertaken throughout these two interactive days.


    Leadership and Management

    In this interactive session you will discuss and debate leadership and management and:

    • What is it all about?
    • Does it relate to me?

    10:30am - Morning Tea and Coffee


    Leadership and Management (continued)

    In this interactive session there will be an opportunity to reflect on the articles provided and discuss the following concepts.

    • What do you think leadership is?
    • What type of leadership is there in nursing?
    • What is management?
    • How do they manifest in nursing roles?
    • Preventing role ambiguity


    Leadership in Action

    This interactive session continues on from the morning activities.

    • Are you a leader and if so who are you leading?
    • What do you know about those you are leading and what should you know?
    • Leading or just taking a walk?

    1:00pm - Lunch Break


    Leadership Theories and Styles

    There are many leadership theories today and in this session we will discuss six of these and how they may be implemented in your current and future roles. Leadership styles:

    • Transformation
    • Transaction
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Servant Leadership
    • Situational
    • Congruent/Clinical leadership

    3:00pm - Afternoon Tea and Coffee


    Leadership Theories and Styles

    This final session of day one will complete the above session and summarise the days learning.

    4:15pm - Close of First Study Day

    Day Two

    9:00am - Commencement of Day Two


    Recap Day One Activities

    This session will discuss the following:

    • Working as a manager/leaders in today's health care system
    • Knowing your audience: situational leadership

    10:30am - Morning Tea and Coffee


    Change and Generational Theories

    We are all confronted with change in this complex health environment:

    • what are some of the impediments to change?
    • Generational Theory: today there are up to four generations working in any healthcare facility.

    12:30pm - Lunch Break


    Complex Health Environments

    This session will look at the issues confronting nurses in today's complex healthcare environment. The following issues will be discusses and debated:

    • What are your concerns?
    • What do you want to celebrate?
    • Who do you want to be in the future?
    • How will you do it?
    • Why do you want to do it?
    • Where do you want to do it?


    Workshop Activity

    3:00pm - Afternoon Tea and Coffee


    Case Scenarios

    4:15pm - Close of Program and Evaluations


    Jill Beattie

    Jill Beattie

    Dr Jill Beattie is a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University, Victoria. Jill is also a mindfulness-based emotional fitness consultant in her Performance Enhancement consultancy and provides services for people with stress, anxiety and depression. Jill has a background in nursing, education, management, research and clinical practice. She has delivered mindfulness education to nurses, and mindfulness programs for individuals and groups, including health services staff, pregnant women and partners of defence force personnel. Jill continues to be involved in mindfulness research.

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    10 hours 30 mins
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    10 hours 30 mins
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    Brisbane City QLD 4000
    Hotel Ibis Brisbane, 27 - 35 Turbot Street
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