Introduction to the Rice Industry Leadership Program 2018 – 2020

Qualification: Short Course

This program is designed for new and/or inexperienced people with a passion and interest in the Rice Industry. This program will engage the next generation of leaders with the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture and gaining exposure to the industry and associated organisations. It will give participants an opportunity to discover the different pathways in the industry and the one that is right for them.

This is a two stage program.

Stage one:

This four day interactive residential program will focus on industry leadership development in R & D, policy, advocacy and sustainability of the Rice Industry. This course will give participants exposure to expert speakers and key industry leaders to build their networks and leadership skills.

Stage two:

Four participants will be selected from Stage one to attend a two day workshop in Canberra, to meet with leaders in organisations such as Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, The National Farmers’ Federation, The National Irrigators’ Council and parliament. They will develop networking and advocating skills learned in stage one.

Course outcomes:

Managing change in yourself:

  • self-awareness
  • time management
  • effective communication, including public speaking
  • networking
  • increased industry knowledge

Operating skills:

  • meeting procedures
  • advocacy
  • working collaboratively
  • presentation Skills
  • understanding industry structure
  • introduction to organisational governance and financial management

This is a fully funded program, included all meals and accommodation.

To see current events and dates, refer to our AgCalendar.

Online Course: No
Funding Available: No

Key Details:

Contact Name : Ainsley Massina
Contact Phone : (02) 6953 0433
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