Horticulture Innovation Australia has called for applications to its 2016 Growing Leaders – National Vegetable Industry Leadership Program.
Developed, managed and delivered by Rural Training Initiatives, the course provides an opportunity for those in leadership roles, or those who aspire to take leadership roles, across all aspects of the vegetable industry.
Horticulture Innovation Australia chief executive John Lloyd said the course offered participants the tools to take their business to the next level, and get the edge on their competitors.
“The Growing Leaders course is open to growers, harvesters, marketers, processers, exporters, importers, and all roles in between,” Mr Lloyd said.
“We basically want to hear from anyone who is working in the Australian vegetable industry who wants to gain the right skills to positively shape their own future, the future of their business and the Australian vegetable industry as a whole.”
The course, designed in consultation with the vegetable industry, is delivered across six months including one three-day residential session in Melbourne, the Gold Coast or Canberra.
Participants will learn practical skills including:
- Conflict management
- Communication techniques
- The management of efficient meetings
- High performance team building
- Media knowledge, and more.
Applications close at 5pm on Friday, January 22.
For more information see www.ruraltraininginitiatives.com.au.