Pre-conference masterclass - Tuesday, 23 July

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The pre-conference masterclass provides attendees with morning and afternoon tea breaks and a 1-hour lunch break allowing for extra networking opportunities and in-depth learning.

The session starts at 09:00 and finish at 17:00.

Masterclass A: How to excel in your mining career: advanced leadership skills for current & emerging leaders

Unlock your leadership potential with this 1-day masterclass designed exclusively for current and emerging mining leaders facing the unique challenges of today's industry-wide transformation. This Masterclass will equip you with the leadership skills you need to guide you through the changes impacting the mining sector while setting you up for a long and successful career.

In this interactive and highly practical workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the distinct roles of a leader versus a manager
  • Gain the self-awareness of personal management and leadership approaches
  • Build the skills to create and maintain high-performing teams
  • Grasp insights into the best practices of team engagement in mining
  • Define a clear vision on personal leadership vision and values
  • Learn frameworks to articulate and instil your vision within your teams
  • Hear about strategies to develop and convey a strong leadership brand
  • Develop techniques to enhance your leadership presence in the sector

By attending this masterclass, you will distinguish yourself as a forward-thinking leader with the knowledge to differentiate between managing, and leading, your team members.

You will gain actionable insights into developing a visionary approach to enhancing your communication prowess and building stakeholder trust that fosters collaboration and productivity while learning how to amplify your leadership presence, exert greater influence over the decision-making process, and drive your team towards unprecedented success.

Step into your leadership future with skills that promise exceptional outcomes for you and your organisation.

Dr Claire Chakrabarti
Program Manager