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Social Work Management and Leadership Series: Workshop 2 Leadership Foundations FULL

Event Details
Date: 30 April 2019
Time: 8:00 - 10:30am
Venue: AASW Melbourne Office, VIC
State: Victoria
CPD hrs: 2.5

AASW members: $75

Non-members: $100

Includes hot breakfast.

Organiser: AASW Vic Branch

Rosanna Di Grazia
Branch Administrator
Phone 9320 1012 or email

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General information

Workshop 2: Leadership Foundations

There is a difference between being a leader and being a manager - both are important, and are inter-related. This session will explore what effective leadership is, and how leadership potential can be developed.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand effective leadership
  • Recognise different leadership styles
  • Explore options for developing leadership capability


  • Characteristics of effective leaders
  • Leadership theories and recent research
  • Recognising and flexing your leadership style
  • Reflection activities
  • Translating organisational vision into goals
  • Getting the best out of your staff/team
  • Options for developing your leadership capability


Anne Brooking is an experienced practitioner, manager, coach and facilitator who was member of the AASW for twenty years. Anne has extensive experience consulting in a range of sectors – public, private and community. Focusing on personal, professional and team development within an organisational context, areas of specialisation include leadership and management development, interpersonal skills, and personal development. She is known for her engaging, interactive and personable facilitation style.

Anne has run several ‘Orientation to Mentoring’ sessions, and ‘Career Planning and Development’ for the AASW’s Victorian Branch.

Who should attend?

This series is targeted at new or aspiring team leaders and managers, and existing managers who have not undertaken formal management or leadership development, or who are seeking a refresher.

You may register for just one workshop or all three.


AASW Melbourne Office
Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne

Our venue is close to Flemington Road and near the Royal Women's and Royal Melbourne Hospitals.

Please note: We recommend travelling via public transport if possible. Our office is close to the CBD and a short walk from the Haymarket Walk/Elizabeth Street tram stop (trams 19 & 59) and the Grattan Street tram stop (trams 55 & 59). Parking in the area is generally on-street, metered parking and is limited. There are limited 2 hour free street parking spaces near-by in Courtney Street or metered 4 hour parking in Blackwood Street, Howard Street and surrounds. Due to building/road works parking spaces are limited.

The Blackwood St Car Park (located on the ground level the AASW is located in) is currently offering a $9 flat rate per day per exit between 7:30am to 7:30pm. You must book online as early as possible prior to arrival so you can be issued a pin number to enter and exit the car park. Visit Blackwood St Car Park.

There is also a parking facility at the VCCC building that offers safe car parking every day of the week from 6:00am to 9:00pm. Cost is $14 for 1-2 hours or $20. Read more here.

There are facilities available outside the building to lock bikes.


This workshop has reached capacity. Please email to be notified if cancellations occur.

Registrations close Monday 18 March 2019 or when registrations reach capacity.
Places are limited to 20 participants.

AASW Members: 2.5 CPD Hours - Category 2 Skills and Knowledge/Workshops

Hot breakfast included.

AASW - Australian Association of Social Workers