A two-day management course for technical professionals
We’ll cover practical topics, illustrated with practical case studies: quality and service improvement, systematic innovation capability, sustainable development/ ESG, marketing principles and leadership development sessions, and integrated business excellence topics.Connecting rich concepts with practical outcomes: powerful concepts will be combined with assessment frameworks whereby participants will be able to evaluate their own business practices, leading immediately and logically to identification of potential improvements in each topic area.
This program addresses the core issues for engineers, architects, planners and other technical professionals: how to create additional value for clients, and hence participate in that value creation through superior volume and price of professional service delivery in your firm/ department/ team.We will examine the external issues of sustainable development and services marketing, and connect these to the internal issues of creating professional service process excellence and improving innovation practices, through to the more personal issue of our own leadership development plans.
Participants will achieve the following:
In summary, participants will gain a significant lift in their business acumen, leadership and managerial capabilities.
The program consists of eight significant sessions over two days, on the topics described above. Each session provides key takeaway points, such as marketing tips, leadership development plans, sustainable development/ ESG framework, best practices guides. Over 2500 consultants at all levels of seniority in the built environment sector have found benefits from it, including many of our sectors senior leaders.
This program has been conducted for Consult Australia every year, except for ‘Covid 19’ year in 2020, since 1986. It has been updated and redesigned to meet changing industry requirements, many times. This year, a new session is included, on the key new topic of sustainability/ ESG, that all consulting firms will need to increasingly infuse into their designs, services and organisations going forward.
Danny is the program designer and delivers the program. He has degrees and work experience in engineering and business management, and is one of Australia’s most expert management educators. He has been a judge of Consult Australia’s Excellence Awards over numerous years, has worked as a consultant for many companies in this sector and others, and brings a wealth of knowledge and original thinking to the topics. He is an award winning executive educator, in Australia and the USA. He has written a dozen books and regularly writes articles for journals, including Consult Australia’s publication, ‘Consulting Matters’.
Participants will be provided with a set of powerful articles, written by Professor Samson and others, that add value and richness to the discussion sessions as a lasting resource. These include relevant sections from Professor Samson’s new 2021 books, Strategic Leadership for Value Creation (Palgrave, 2021) and his industry leading text, Management: Asia Pacific (Cengage, 2021).
$1,950 (ex GST - online attendance)$2,200 (ex GST)
Teams of two or more people are encouraged to enrol: fee reductions are available for such.
To inquire or enroll: email (for an enrolment form) to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone Prof. Samson, 0438 782 866 for further details.