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Being bold at work is a Course

Being bold at work

Starts Mar 18, 2020

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Full course description

Date and time

Thursday 19 March 2020, 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm and Wednesday 20 May 2020, 9.00 am to 1.00 pm


This learning event is right for you if you are a woman seeking to improve your influence in the workplace


Experience a unique offering from Independent Schools Victoria and Swinburne University.  This blended learning experience will create personalised learning within a networked environment.

Identify your natural strengths and unpack societal conditioning, allowing you to embrace your authentic self, abilities and skills. Enhance the ability to communicate with clarity and confidence.  Boldness and confidence will assist you to gain influence in your professional life and help propel your career forward. Gain the strategic insight to improve your voice, and increase your influence in the workplace.

Thursday 19 March (5pm – 7pm) - Program introduction, group networking and mobile application induction.

Friday March 20 – Friday 17 April (Self-Directed Learning) - Completion of the online short course (4 hours in duration)

Monday 20 April – Friday 15 May (Self-Directed Learning) - Workplace Application Period   

Wednesday 20 May (9am – 1pm) - Facilitated debrief and action planning

Swinburne University is ranked in the world's top 50 universities and has a reputation for diversity and innovation.

Key takeaways                

  • increased understanding of power and influence 
  • effective communication strategies
  • expanded network
  • an Action Plan
  • templates, tips and tricks for increasing influence.

Presenter information

Margo Lockhart               

Margo Lockhart is a highly regarded facilitator, designer and coach with a deserved reputation for developing trust and rapport in the working environment. With an academic background in education, counselling and organisational dynamics, Margo brings a disciplined and reflective focus to her work.

She has extensive experience in program design, implementation and presentation in a very diverse range of organisations. Margo regularly facilitates Management and Leadership programs, as well as courses in Emotional Intelligence, Negotiation and Influencing Skills.

She is an experienced board director, having spent 10 years on the boards of various environmental groups.