Leadership in Change

This one day course is informed by the writings of academic, business and community leaders in the fields of leadership and change, including Professor Robert Kegan, (Harvard Graduate School of Education), Peter Block, and Ken Wilber.

During the day, you will have the opportunity to explore with your colleagues how you will apply the material specifically to the realities of change in the University of Sydney. The focus will be on the skills and approaches which will best assist you to support yourself and your staff in achieving your objectives.

Through dialogue, practical exercises and working through your own current challenges, you will benefit from personal reflection and the experiences of your peers, and gain insights into how you can enhance your personal management and leadership style.

Key Objectives

  • To learn and apply contemporary leadership practices within the university context
  • To highlight participants’ existing leadership strengths with people and build even greater effectiveness
  • To work with ‘live’ workplace situations involving people management and leadership issues to increase awareness and skill under pressure in the workplace
  • To advance awareness and skill in change leadership

Key Content Areas

  • Key challenges in leading others
  • What the experts say
  • Conscious Leadership
  • Trust Based Relationships
  • Dealing with challenging/ confronting people related issues
  • Team leadership, facilitation and development of others within a changing environment

Target Audience

This one day program is aimed at professional and academic staff who are in middle/senior level leadership positions or about to assume such positions. As a guideline this would generally include senior academic levels, Heads of Schools, Heads of Disciplines and similar roles.


Arthur Rindfleisch has 25 years experience as a facilitator of leadership education having worked in the corporate sector, professional services and the public sector, including the university environment. He has a strong commitment to helping people learn and grow and builds a learning environment that is both challenging and fun. He places a strong emphasis on how the leader manages him/herself, as well as the key practices of leadership. His style is highly engaging.


9am - 4.30pm


Ground Floor, Bligh Building (L03B)
90 Carillon Avenue, Newtown
Sydney University Village

For more information or to enrol via CareerPath, click here.