The Advanced Leadership Program is a high-impact and challenging developmental experience for elite female leaders. Over a career-defining, twelve-month journey, participants engage in a deep exploration of their own strengths and weaknesses as they relate to building and leading highly effective organisational communities. Purpose designed to stretch experienced leaders beyond their comfort zone, the ALP challenges participants to develop their critical thinking abilities and begin to unlock their full leadership potential​​


Supporting the advancement of elite female leaders across all sectors and industries

Leadership and Authenticity​

Engaging with Challenge and Conflict

Empowering Teams​

Progressing Diversity and Inclusion

Reinforcing Resilience and Wellbeing

Redefining Your Role 

Rewiring Your Networks​


Segmented into eleven key themes, the Advanced Leadership Program engages participants in a comprehensive exploration of the responsibilities and opportunities of senior leadership. Through exploring previous experiences, participants gain a deeper understanding of their innate drivers and derailers and develop the skills to take a more adaptive approach to current and future challenges.

Pathway Opportunities  

An academic partnership with Monash University is now enabling female professionals across the country to gain credit towards the Master of Leadership through their participation in Executive Ready. Under the partnership, Executive Ready graduates are able to apply for 12 credit points via specified credit for Leadership studies unit (EDF5670) towards the internationally respected Master of Leadership. This equates to 25% of the qualification.

For more information please contact the WLA Admissions Department on 1300 735 904.

Monash University


Encompassing a sophisticated blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning, the ALP immerses participants in a multilayered development journey designed to ensure maximum individual impact. Coordinated via our state of the art learning management system, the program provides powerful and accessible learning.

All applicants enrolling into the Advanced Leadership Program must satisfy WLA’s admissions criteria and adhere to standard admissions policies and procedures. Enrolments are at the discretion of the WLA Admissions Department. Enrolment details may be obtained by contacting the WLA Admissions Department.

The program enrolment fee is $18,990 (+GST). The enrolment fee covers all tuition and coaching, program related materials and access to the WLA online learning portal. The enrolment fee does not cover travel and accommodation costs associated with attendance at the face-to-face elements of the program.

If you would like to speak to a program liaison call us on 1300 735 904 or e-mail

Enrolment Information and fees

Applications now open

Theresa Jacques discusses the Advanced Leadership Program

Theresa Jacques (Director, Department of Intensive Care, St George Hospital) talks about the Advanced Leadership Program (ALP).​

Psychometric Assessment

Executive Coaching

Leader as Coach​

Adaptive Leadership Challenge

Self-directed Learning​

Leadership Symposium












Applications now open

Group Workshops

Developing a Leadership Mindset

Communicating with Presence and Influence

Evolving Strategic Change 

Creating Future Focus