Stepping into Leadership: Growing your leadership style 

Venue: Online

Date: Wednesday, 19 June

Time: 09:30 – 13:00

Price: AHEP Member £60+VAT | Non-member £120+VAT

About this Workshop

Why attend and what you will do:  

This interactive online workshop is designed to introduce higher education professionals to the essentials of management; or how to be the personal best leader you can be. Our starting point will be to develop an understanding of self and who we want to be as leaders. The emphasis will be on reflective practice, self-awareness and doing dialogue. Developing a leadership style that supports the growth and development of your teams.

Participants will engage in activities to better understand themselves as managers and explore different leadership styles. You will leave the session with an action plan to support your growth and development as a higher education leader.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Reflective Practice: Explore the concept of reflective practice as a leadership skill and develop your reflective practice skills.
  • Self-Awareness: Explore the relationship between effective management and self-awareness. Understand how your leadership style, values, and motivations impacts team success.
  • Dialogue: Engage in meaningful conversations. Practice active listening, developing a coaching leadership style to foster collaboration, innovation, and positive change.

This workshop most closely aligns to Empowering Professional Development, by encouraging participants to take the lead on preparing for and engaging in their own appraisal or annual review. It also relates to Focusing on Results and Taking Accountability

Is this workshop right for you?  

All are welcome to attend, and this workshop is aimed at Associate, Member and Accredited Member of AHEP. If you are not yet a member of AHEP, please refer to guidance on our membership levels to determine if this workshop is right for you. 

We look forward to welcoming you to this event.

Details in brief

Venue: Online

Date: Wednesday, 19 June

Duration: 09:30 – 13:00

Price: AHEP Member £60+VAT | Non-member £120+VAT

If you have any questions, please contact

Sophie Hayman

Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM)

This program is facilitated by Sophie Hayman. Sophie is an accredited coach who specialises in supporting tertiary education professionals to unleash their superpowers and thrive at work.  She has thirty years’ leadership experience in the sector across a broad range of portfolios from quality assurance to health, safety and wellbeing. Her passion projects have focused on equity and diversity and establishing policies and practices that champion women in leadership and enhance the profile of professional staff in the tertiary sector.

Sophie works with the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) the Australasian association aligned with AHEP. Her work is centred around their professional development program and includes leading their mentoring program and facilitating their COMPASS leadership program.