Women in Leadership Program

Are you a highly motivated woman working in healthcare, government or research?

We aim to inspire, encourage and support women to reach their full career potential.

Register here

2023 Dates – 3 Day Program

More dates opening soon.

  • 28 FEB, 15 & 16 MARCH
  • 4, 5 & 6 APRIL - FULLY BOOKED
    (in person)
  • 25, 26 & 27 JULY
  • 22, 23 & 24 AUGUST
    (in person)
  • 5, 11 & 12 OCTOBER
  • 21, 22 & 23 NOVEMBER
    (in person)

2024 Dates

  • 27, 28 & 29 FEBRUARY
    (in person)
  • 26, 27 & 28 MARCH

Time: 9am – 4pm


General attendee:
$1,590 + GST

Where available, staff can consider using continuous medical education funds.

Discounted rate:
$1,250 + GST

Available for:

  • Employees of a Monash Partners organisation
  • Women working in nursing, allied health, a rural or remote area
  • Non-clinical academics



Learning objectives

Upon completion of this program you will:

  • Identify your leadership strengths
  • Describe your barriers and enablers to career advancement
  • Identify career drivers for innovative leadership – your why and your purpose in leadership
  • Apply innovative leadership thinking
  • Describe distributed and collaborative leadership approaches for greater impact
  • Participate in a dynamic community of Women in Leadership

Course outline

Note: This is a general outline and the topic/order may change due to the availability of facilitators.

Day 1

  • Ferocious Warmth Leadership
  • Keys to leadership
  • Emotional intelligence for leaders
  • Learning intelligence for leaders

Day 2

  • Keynote: journey to leadership
  • Mentoring essentials
  • Defining your career purpose
  • Work-life integration

Day 3

  • Influencing policy and practice
  • Empowering change through engagement
  • Strategic stakeholder relationships
  • Women’s work: driving equality for self and others

Course facilitators

The Women in Leadership Program has a number of motivational speakers from clinical, academic and professional backgrounds, including:


This was the most impactful course I have done in recent years. I have thought about it almost every day since, and still feel inspired and empowered as a result.

– Manager, Royal Children's Hospital
This course provided me with inspiration and knowledge to be able to get out and do what I already can but didn't trust myself to do.

– Unit Manager, Monash Health
This course helped to consolidate the elements of effective leadership, with key areas of improvement identified.

– Service Improvement Manager, Monash Health