External Development Opportunities


The oppportunities below are offered by external providers for individual interest. They are robust programs offered by respected organisations that the Women's Development Program recommends to supplement current offerings. All costs are to be borne by the individual or local area as part of their performance development management plan.


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The Advanced Leadership Program

Supporting the development of exceptional female leaders throughout Australia’s Higher Education sector.

Target Audience: Senior Women, HEO9+ & Level C+

Created to provide tailored development and support to Australia’s growing pool of senior female leaders, the Advanced Leadership Program is enabling the advancement of high potential women across all areas of the higher education sector.

During a career-defining six month journey, participants accelerate their career potential, become part of an exceptional peer network and consider the broader implications of gender equality throughout the Australian education sector.

Developed in consultation with an unparalleled group of educational stakeholders the ALP directly responds to a national need to increase the representation of women in formal leadership positions across all industries.

Program elements include:

  • Capability assessments
  • Online Sessions
  • Adaptive leadership challenges
  • Peer coaching
  • Self-directed learning
  • Interactive online community

To view the course Prospectus Click Here

What does the program cost?

  • Standard enrolment fee: $6,495 + GST
  • Subsidised enrolment fee: $3,495 + GST (upon successful nomination for scholarship)

$3,000 scholarships are currently available to women in the higher education sector in South Australia to assist them participate in the Higher Education Advanced Leadership Program (ALP), the scholarship offsets a portion of the course fees. The nomination process is outlined below and only takes minutes to complete.

To request a scholarship application for yourself or a colleague, please email Nick Williams nwilliams@asam.edu.au and provide the following information:



Aspiring Women

with Samantha Young, Managing Director/Psychologist: Human Psychology

Aspiring Women is not fluffy self-help, nor does Sam promise to transform you and your life in a day.  She won’t give you the answers but will help you to find yours.  This is hard work and can be confronting and challenging.  We don’t know of anything worthwhile that is easy though, do you?  You are already enough.  You don’t need to be more or do more.  But you deserve to feel good about yourself.

This course has embedded proven, scientific methodologies drawn from clinical psychology into the content and Sam know these tools work if applied consistently. 

You will:

  • Acknowledge your strengths, align with your values and honour your personality
  • Remove roadblocks that are getting in the way of living your valued life
  • Learn how to confidently and assertively communicate to allow you and your talents to shine
  • Create a foundation by developing an action plan

Click here to download the flyer

The next session is being offered at a discount just enter the Code: AW$100-UniSA for $200 off (thats a 50% saving).

Date: Friday 22 March 2019
Time: 9.00am - 4.30pm
Location: Lion Hotel

Register by clicking here http://bit.ly/Aspiring-Women-March19 and entering the discount code at checkout. You can pay by credit card or request to be invoiced.