Emerging Leaders Seminar

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have to postpone this seminar to a later date.

Orchestrating Leadership Success

    Event Details 
    Friday June 9th 2017
    10.30am – 7.00pm, Auckland Town Hall

What is this development opportunity?

In today’s fast-changing business landscape, employers are increasingly looking beyond practical and technical experience alone, and are seeking candidates with diverse perspectives that will equip them to build better business relationships and foster a culture of creative innovation.

This unique development opportunity will arm you with the vital tools and skills required to maximise your leadership potential. Go behind the closed doors of a world-class professional symphony orchestra as they work with aspiring stars competing under extreme pressure to become the winner of one of the world’s top competitions. See first-hand the discipline and preparation for competition at the elite level. You will gain valuable insights and essential strategies to advance your professional career.

You will hear from some of New Zealand’s most experienced business leaders and leading musicians, who are each well-versed in complex work settings and effective communication.
They will provide context and help you apply these learnings in a business environment.

Do not miss this rare and exciting opportunity
for personal and professional growth!

Sir Michael Hill


Colin Keel
CEO, Queenstown International Airport


Geraint A. Martin
Recently appointed CEO, Te Papa Formerly CEO, CMD HB


Dene Olding
Concertmaster Emeritus, Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Programme highlights

Observe live rehearsal sessions with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Michael Hill International Violin Competition finalists and learn how to put the concepts of collaboration, competition and leadership into action in your own business. Our speakers will guide you throughout the day to:

  • Sharpen your leadership communication skills
  • Understand and observe the balance between managing, leading and doing
  • Observe and implement effective communication strategies including verbal and
    nonverbal communication, explicit and implicit messaging, listening skills
  • Understand a leader’s impact on building a positive and prosperous workplace
    culture that includes creative innovation
  • Develop strategies to transition from a technical specialist to an inspiring leader

Attendees will walk away with a Leadership Checklist and a range of new techniques and tools to assist them in overcoming the common challenges faced in this dynamic and changing field, and unlock their leadership potential!

Cost – $1,100 + GST per person

Includes lunch, refreshments and two tickets to the MHIVC Grand Finale concert on 10 June 2017 (ticket value $220.00)

Event Details 
Friday June 9th 2017
10.30am – 7.00pm, Auckland Town Hall

To register – CLICK HERE
For further information, contact apo@apo.co.nz

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