Gravitas is the ability to project confidence and authority, while remaining compassionate and authentic. Blending organisational psychology with tools used by performers, this two-day course is designed to develop natural gravitas in participants.
Governance and Leadership
True leaders inspire their people and lead the culture of their organisation by example.
Evolve approaches leadership education from a strengths-based, authentic leadership framework. We emphasise reflective practice and values-driven decision making, which promotes transparent and ethical leadership, grounded in genuine and evolving self-awareness.
Designed for leaders, managers, board members and those with strategic influence, through to supervisors and emerging leaders, these courses explore big picture issues for organisational direction and managing people.
Positive workplace cultures are the result of active leadership championing a zero-tolerance culture to bullying and harassment. This course introduces a range of strategic tools to avoid bullying and harassment in the workplace and respond if an incident does occur.
Designed for those who have completed our intermediate public speaking course and/or have significant public speaking experience, this course develops specialist skills for those who wish to convince others, raise awareness or publicly advocate.
Tailored for the needs of new and potential workplace managers, this course introduces the fundamental concepts and skills involved in leading a team and providing others with supervision and support, while forging team synergy and a positive work environment.
Risk management is the process of identifying and assessing the specific risks affecting a situation and developing a plan to deal with them. This course is a guide to developing a risk management plan for a specific project or area, or for a whole organisation.
If we do what we’ve always done, we’ll get what we’ve always got, so to come up with a genuinely innovative idea we need to be willing to change our thinking. This course introduces the art of lateral thinking and the creative processes that can be used to generate your next big idea.
Unlike teaching, mentoring or counselling, a coach’s role is to help another find solutions, improve skills and expand their competence. This course looks at how to become a great workplace coach and provide others with support that can fuel incremental improvement.
Change is inevitable in all organisations, but can often be a source of stress, tension and uncertainty for staff. In this course we explore the fluctuations commonly experienced by organisations and how to stay balanced while dealing with those changes.
Strategic planning is about taking a structured ‘big picture’ approach to achieving an organisation’s mission and objectives. This practical course provides a flexible template for creating a strategic plan and the skills and resources to create a tailored plan.
Designed to develop skills to lead and facilitate group activities and discussions in a variety of professional settings, this course explores how to lay the foundations for effective group processes and what it takes to create safe spaces and keep participants engaged.
Many people find themselves on a board or management committee without the fundamental skills essential for basic legal compliance. This course is an essential introduction for any new or prospective board members, along with anyone wanting to brush up on the basics.
Stewardship of an organisation is an essential contribution to community life. A Board or Management Committee with strong skills makes a key difference to staff, members and stakeholders, improving corporate competence and confidence.
Strengths-based practice focuses on building a person’s strengths and aptitudes, rather than working on their problems. This course develops strengths-based practitioners’ skills, as well as providing foundation knowledge for those new to this approach.
Debriefing is a critical professional skill which can mean the difference between rectifying issues with continuous improvement and continually repeating the same experiences. This practical course teaches a structured and planned approach to the art of debriefing.
This evidence-driven course draws on psychological research to develop skills for communicating with people with a wide range of perspectives and behaviours. It will equip participants to build stronger relationships and better manage challenging conversations.
The transformative power of deep understanding. Empathy is a key element of Emotional Intelligence and has been hailed as a twenty-first century “superpower” for anyone dealing with human beings. Going far beyond intellectual understanding or sympathy, which might be considered “feeling for” someone, empathy is all about “feeling with”.
We all get 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, but some of us seem to use that time more effectively. This course looks at a range of proven and effective tools to help participants to organise their lives and make the most of their limited time.
One in four Australians will experience a mental illness at some point in their lives. This course looks at general understandings of mental health issues, how to support staff and legal compliance/duty of care requirements for managers.
Succession planning is the ongoing process of preparing an organisation for the transition of key roles and the handover of information, relationships and systems. This course teaches a well-planned approach to succession and provides processes for smooth implementation.
Designed for those who have completed an introductory course and/or have speaking experience, this course teaches specific skills for more impactful speaking, including techniques such as vocal range, verbal technique, stance, posture, and use of storytelling.
Workplaces that embrace diversity and create a welcoming culture enjoy a range of benefits. This course explores diversity and the concepts of intersectionality, personal difference, privilege, cultural inclusion, unconscious bias and systemic advantage.
In the workplace, difficult conversations may include conflicting opinions, giving feedback, addressing complaints or delivering bad news. This course provides a structured, proactive approach to handling these conversations, which is also mindful of workplace legislation.
Designed for beginners and those who feel nervous about public speaking, this course will boost confidence and upgrade speaking skills, focussing on confident delivery, managing anxiety, understanding audiences and structuring a speech.
The ability to work collaboratively with others is a fundamental skill that most of us have never been taught. This powerful course explores what it takes to understand others better and work together more productively.
Our Emotional Intelligence is the ability to manage our own emotions and sensitively respond to those of others. This course helps participants identify and develop EQ skills for use in their professional and personal lives.