Assertive leadership

Course description

Domain: Leadership Skills
Type: Advanced course
See where this course fits in the Professional Staff Learning Framework

This course is delivered via WebEx.
No adjustment to time required for staff in NT.

As leaders it is vital that we have the ability to assert ourselves - to enable us to achieve our goals effectively and efficiently.  For some people it comes naturally, but the good news is that assertiveness can be learnt!

This workshop is designed for managers seeking to improve their assertiveness and will focus on useful strategies to ensure effective communication.

Type of course



Pia Grimm
People and Culture

Who should attend

Managers and supervisors wishing to develop their assertiveness.

For more information about this course, please contact the Professional Development Unit on

What you will learn

This workshop is designed to provide participants with the tools to lead assertively by:

  • Understanding the importance and impact that assertiveness has on leadership roles and responsibilities
  • Learning and practising techniques and tactics for assertive communication
  • Becoming comfortable with being uncomfortable

Upcoming events

Thursday, 25th November 2021

Time: 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Location: Rm 218, Registry Building (PDU Training Room)

Please remember if you can't attend a course anymore please unenrol yourself or move to the waiting list so others can attend.

Waiting list

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