Emerging Leaders

Emerging Leaders

For people with leadership potential and the willingness to have a positive impact on their community. Participants in this program will establish themselves as leaders able to take on new challenges and their first (or more significant) leadership roles.

This stream will be delivered as four leadership development workshops facilitated by Cooee Collective, delivered across three intakes across the Yorke and Mid North.


1. Introduction to leadership  

  • What makes a great leader 
  • Understanding the different types and models of leadership  
  • Understand your leadership style and how to work to your strengths  
  • How to show up as a leader and build on your vision, values and strengths

2. Foundation of governance 

  • Roles and responsibilities of boards and management committees 
  • Understanding constitutions, legal compliance, setting strategy and managing risk 
  • How to make effective decisions and tips for efficient meetings including agenda, minutes and reporting.

3. Understanding yourself and people 

  • Understand your personality and how to lead others.  
  • Explore different communication styles, approaches plus the importance of trust  
  • Recognize how your values impact on leadership and culture  
  • Understanding and building emotional intelligence

4. Building confidence as a leader 

  • Develop public speaking and presentation skills   
  • How to build confidence in your leadership abilities  
  • Understand and present your value proposition and build on your personal strengths 

Workshop Dates/Locations

Yorke Peninsula
Kadina – 2024

Registrations close 5pm Sunday 18th August

  1. Friday 30th August
  2. Friday 20th September
  3. Friday 25th October 
  4. Friday 15th November

Southern Flinders Ranges
Port Pirie – 2025

Registrations close 5pm Sunday 19th January 2025

  1. Friday 14th February 
  2. Friday 14th March 
  3. Thursday 10th April 
  4. Friday 2nd May 

Mid North
Clare – 2025

Registrations close 5pm Sunday 11th May 2025

  1. Friday 13th June
  2. Friday 3rd July
  3. Friday 8th August 
  4. Friday 5th September 

Course Eligibility

  • Over 18 years of age
  • Reside in the Yorke and Mid North (YMN) region
  • Able to commit to four full day sessions
  • Currently involved or aim to be involved in a local community group


The program is $100 per participant.

Participants have the option to be sponsored by a community organization or club.

Options are available if you are experiencing financial hardship, please reach out to discuss.  

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Amanda Redden
Project Coordinator, Regional Leadership Program
Send her an email
0438 641 477