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

    • Participants 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.

Enter our online learning space

Your course 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
  • post course evaluation.

You will need:

  • computer or tablet
  • web browser Chrome or Firefox to view your course online
  • webcam, headphones and microphone
  • internet connection (broadband or 4G minimum)
  • notepaper and pen
  • a willingness to participate and engage with the instructor and other course participants
  • PACE courses are conducted in English. You are required to meet the University of Adelaide’s Minimum English Language Requirements, of IELTS Level 6.5 in all bands, in order to complete your short course enrolment.

Available course dates:

No dates for this course are currently being offered. Please register your interest for future dates by emailing