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2023 Leadership Series for Midwives

2023 Leadership Series for Midwives

Event Description

Invest in yourself and the future of midwifery.

ACM's Leadership Series is an exciting opportunity for career growth. We've taken a cutting edge program from the business world and tailored it specifically to midwives. Whether you're already a leader or you're just emerging, you'll find real value in this series for you and your team.

Recordings of each workshop will be available to participants after the session. Certificates will be awarded to participants of the entire series.

Facilitator Information

This event is facilitated by Tracy Maxted from The Missing Think.

Tracy Maxted is an experienced facilitator and executive coach. She established her consultancy, The Missing Think, in 2011, and has supported 1000s of leaders and organisations to maximise their potential, clarify their strategic direction and deliver results.

Prior to starting The Missing Think, Tracy held a number of senior leadership positions in predominantly People and Culture roles in the UK for organisations experiencing high levels of growth, change and disruption. Every role involved developing great leaders at all levels of the organisation and establishing cultures of high trust, engagement and accountability.

Having found herself in a leadership position accidentally at the age of 21, she is pretty proud of the number of critical errors she was able to inflict on her poor staff in those first few years. If the saying is true that mistakes result in the deepest learning, Tracy has had the greatest of teachers!

Known for her pragmatic, practical and personable style, Tracy provides leaders with the tips, tools and strategies they need to bring the best out in themselves and those around them. Please see for more information.

Pricing Information

ACM Members - $900 for the six part series

Non-Members - $1300 for the six part series 

The Leadership Series for Midwives Workshops

An outline of the Leadership Series for Midwives workshops. Please see the individual module listing for a detailed description.

Workshop 1 - Develop Leadership Presence in the Midwifery context

8th February 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEDT

Learn to leverage EQ and the leadership mindset to: 

  • Build self-awareness and confidence as a calm, clear, competent and confident leader
  • Define what Authentic Leadership means for you in your current and future roles
  • Understand how to play a positive leadership role to influence culture and decision-making, with or without positional power


Workshop 2 - Conflict and Negotiation as a Leader in Midwifery

8th March 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEDT

Workshop content outline:

  • Learn the 5 practical approaches to successfully negotiate and build trust
  • Apply the Thomas-Kilmann model to understand how to transform conflict into collaboration
  • Identify individual triggers and danger zones, and develop strategies to overcome
  • Finding your assertiveness in the midwifery context (reducing aggressive and passive behaviours in self and others)


Workshop 3 - Build Influence. Trust and Professional Brand

5th April 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEST

Workshop content outline:

  • Identify key stakeholders, present and future 
  • Practical strategies to present yourself in a way that builds trust, mutual respect and influence, regardless of role
  • Communication essentials to increase influence and effectiveness


Workshop 4 - Navigate Difficult Conversation with Confidence

10th May 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEST

Workshop content outline:

  • Understand the skills of Dialogue
  • Build self-awareness and flexibility in conversation
  • Learn strategies to defuse emotion in self and others


Workshop 5 - Leading with a 'One Team' Lens

7th June 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEST

Workshop content outline:

  • Understand the key characteristics of a high performing team and how to develop
  • Recognise the 5 Dysfunctions of a Team (and how to resolve)
  • Create a Resilient Team (not just a team of resilient individuals)


Workshop 6 - Lead Change, Manage Uncertainty

5th July 2023 @ 9am-1pm AEST

Workshop content outline:

  • Understand how to lead a ‘Change=Improvement’ culture
  • Workshop the challenges of delivering finite and constant change
  • Explore own points of resistance and personal readiness to embrace and lead change
  • Understand the complexities of managing people through change

Qualify for CPD Hours

Each module is 4 CPD Hours

Entire 6 workshop Leadership Series is 24 CPD Hours

Leadership certificate awarded on completion of the series

Wednesday, 08 February 2023 to
Wednesday, 05 July 2023
9:00 am
From $900 (ACM Member Price)
Virtual Event
24.00 CPD Hours