APGA Women’s Leadership Development Program

3:30pm Wednesday, 19 June 2019
8:30pm Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Melbourne, Victoria 3000

APGA is holding a pilot APGA Women’s Leadership Development Program developed specifically for women in the energy industry. This program, modelled on similar programs from around the world, is designed to provide women in our industry with the opportunity to network and develop skills that will enable their continued success in the pipeline and gas industries. We are looking for 15 fabulous women in our industry to attend this pilot program.

Participants will have the opportunity to help shape the content of the program to suit their needs. Each topic will also be tailored to the energy industry. Potential topics include:

·         Implementing Strategies in a Time of Complexity

·         Communication Skills

·         Leadership

·         Motivating Employees

·         Creating an Agile Culture

·         High-Performing Teams

·         Sponsors and Mentors

·         Balancing Work and “Life”

·         Personal Branding

The program is being piloted to support the development of specific skills that enable each participant to achieve higher levels of performance within their organisation and to establish a network specifically aimed at building and maintaining more diverse workforce for our industry.

The schedule will include:

Kick-off In-Person meeting 19-20 June in Melbourne, venue TBC.

o   Women’s Leadership Program meeting and dinner 15:30 to 20:30, 19 June

o   Women’s Leadership Program meeting 8:30 to 16:00, 20 June

o   Networking event with the APGA Board – 16:30 to 17:30, 20 June

o   APGA Melbourne Drinks – 17:30 to 20:30, 20 June

Two Virtual Group Meetings

o   Early August and late September, focused on skill development/networking

Final In-Person Meeting – October 2019

o   Location and dates TBC

In support of this important pilot, APGA is committed to ensuring costs are low. For APGA members, the fee per participant is $1,150 (inc GST) plus associated travel and accommodation expenses. For non-APGA members, the fee is $1,650 (inc GST) plus associated travel and accommodation expenses.

The program will be conducted by Gretchen Gagel of Greatness Consulting, who has designed and delivered an equivalent program for the American Gas Association.

The pilot program is limited to 15 participants.

Price (incl GST)

Members: $1,150Non-members: $1,650

RSVP: By COB Friday 17 May 2019

Cancellation policy
Cancellations received by COB Friday 17 May 2019 will be fully refunded. Cancellations after this time are not refundable, however, substitutions will be accepted.

This event is now sold out, but given the amazing response, we are pleased to announce we will be holding another Women's Leadership Development Program in 2020. Please contact Charmaine Ogilvie at cogilvie@apga.org.au to register your interest and we will contact you before registrations open next year.

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