Leadership in Practice
Leadership in Practice is LDC's highly-regarded nine-month development programme for leaders who have experience managing others, and who are ready to broaden their leadership impact and strategic influence across the system.

Leadership in Practice (LiP) is designed to help participants - who have been identified by their managers develop self-awareness and general leadership skills. The programme is ideal for progressing leadership development planning and learning how to put leadership knowledge into action.

LiP begins with a four-day residential workshop followed by nine months of action learning and one-on-one coaching. 

LiP cohort 62

For LiP cohort 62 participants: resources and information

2018/19 programme dates

LiP 60 - Wellington

Kick off date: 11 February 2019, 10.00am-12.00pm
Residential: 19–22 March 2019

LiP 61 - Wellington

Kickoff date: 30 April, 2019, 10.00am-12.00pm 
Residential: 11–14 June 2019

LiP 62 - Wellington

Kickoff date: 6 September 2019, 10.00am-12.00pm 
Residential:15–18 October 2019

LiP 64 - Wellington

Kickoff date: 5 February 2020, 10.00am-12.00pm 
Residential: 24-27 March 2020

LiP facilitators

Alex Smith

Ali Tocker

Digby Scott

Michelle McCormack

Sue Hornblow

For more information or to register your interest email LDC Programmes.

Download the LiP flyer (pdf)  


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Kick off session

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Complete Leadership Circle assessment

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Pre-reading and reflection

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1:1 90 minute coaching debrief

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Resilience diagnostic

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4-day residential workshop

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60 minute three way conversation between participant, manager and coach

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3 x facilitator-led Action Learning Groups

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Complete Individual Development Plan

3 x self-driven Action Learning Groups

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5 x 1:1 30-minute coaching sessions

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Final Action Learning Group & graduation

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