From Team Member to Team Leader

Helping new and aspiring team leaders to successfully navigate the transition from co-worker to high performing leader.

  • Explore strategies to cope creatively with change in yourself and others.
  • Learn the six leadership styles most useful for team leadership.
  • Practice how to be flexible and use an appropriate leadership style.
  • Identify ways to communicate effectively as a team leader.
  • Discover your dominant conflict management mode at work.
  • Reflect on and understand current team management focus.
  • What is covered in the course?

    • Managing your leadership transition.
    • Reframing the discomfort of role change and transition.
    • Raising self and team leadership awareness.
    • Discovering leadership opportunities and challenges.
    • Understanding leadership styles and when to use them.
    • Learning effective communication skills for team leaders.
    • Managing conflicts and creating team cohesion.
    • Monitoring team needs and learning to boost performance.
  • Should I attend?

    This course is designed for professionals about to make a leadership role transition or those recently transitioned.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • awareness of transferrable skills and attitudes when moving from a team member to a team leader role
    • knowledge of the six leadership styles to help become a flexible and effective leader and respond to team needs
    • practice communication tools and conflict management to spot issues early on and confidently manage them.

  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain an individual with:

    • enhanced leadership capability and capacity to grow new leaders
    • improved individual and team engagement and retention
    • improved awareness and capability to boost team outcomes.

    Need customised training for your organisation?

    Contact our team to discuss customising this course to meet your needs.


  • AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways CPD Points and Certification

    • You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning=1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.

What will I receive as part of this course?

  • course materials (PDF copy for tablet on request)
  • certificate of Completion and training record
  • refreshments during the day, including a light lunch on full day courses for in person attendance
  • post course evaluation.

Online courses will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

  • access to online course materials and activities 1 week prior to live virtual learning session
  • online support and interaction with your facilitator and course coordinator
  • live virtual learning sessions with your facilitator
  • further self-learning resources to embed your learning.

What should I bring to the course?

Our courses are designed to be work-related and interactive. Please bring current workplace examples related to this topic for use on the day.

Available course dates:

  • Wednesday 30 October 2024 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

    Course Start Date: Wednesday 30 October 2024 (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
    Location: L 7, 10 Pulteney St. Adelaide
    Sonali D'silva MBA HR, BSc, MBTI Certified

    Sonali is an astute facilitator and brings her two-decades of leadership and management development experience to her training delivery. Prior to her current business she worked for 15 years in managerial and leadership positions in learning development with global companies in the IT and Healthcare industries. Sonali has worked within Asia, Europe and the US and has facilitated 500+ in-person workshops across cultures and leadership levels. Her passion is developing inclusive leaders - leveraging diversity and cultivating inclusive teams. Sonali is a published author of a book on leadership and actively writes and creates content on leading teams, and Inclusion and Diversity. She currently serves as a Board Director for Xlent Disability Services, an NDIS provider in SA.

    Schedule number: 8440
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$810.00
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