Each term, Chancellor Institute hosts leadership retreats for students, faculty and industry and political leaders.

The leadership retreats focus on developing emotional intelligence and intrapersonal strategies that contribute to personal and professional growth. Participants learn how to create personal and professional goals and action plans, apply time management strategies and how to contribute to productive interpersonal relationships and team outcomes.

Students also have the opportunity to engage in professional networking, hear from guest speakers and learn how to apply a global perspective and understanding of cultural diversity within the workplace.

Topics may include: 

  1. Understanding leadership and management
  2. Ethical leadership and decision making
  3. Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainability
  4. Giving Voices to Values – case studies
  5. Emotional intelligence and intrapersonal development
  6. Learning to view failures as opportunities
  7. Goal setting
  8. Time management
  9. Interpersonal development and teamwork
  10. Networking
  11. Personal branding
  12. Diversity and intercultural relationships in organisations
  13. Power dynamics in organisations
  14. Developing action plans

Leadership retreats are typically held in the NSW Central Coast and Hunter Valley where participants are surrounded by magnificent natural beauty and attractions.


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