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

Advanced Leadership Program


12 Months


2 Hours


Senior and Executive 



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.


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.


Psychometric Assessment

Self-Directed Learning

Executive Coaching

Leader as Coach sessions

Adaptive Leadership Challenge

Virtual Workshop Days

"I found the ALP to be really thorough and relevant to my professional development. It was a valuable eye opener and I am immediately applying what I learnt."

Renee Haoust

Director, Crown Coaches

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.


Empowering Teams

Redefining Your Role

Engaging with Challenge and Conflict

Leading Authentically

Reinforcing Resilience and Wellbeing

Progressing Diversity and Inclusion

Rewiring Your Networks


Operations Manager at Atlas Equipment Finance

Rebecca Cannon reviews WLA's Executive Ready program.

The standard program admission fee is $12,990 (+GST). The admission fee covers all tuition, program related materials and access to the WLA online learning portal. The fee does not cover travel and accommodation costs associated with attendance at the face-to-face elements of the program.

Admission Fee

Interested parties should contact WLA’s Admissions Department to obtain admission documents and information. Due to the exclusive nature of the program, admission is based on a rigorous written application process. If you would like to speak to a program liaison call us on 1300 735 904 or e-mail

Admission Process

The Australian Women's Leadership Symposium

Evolving Strategic Change

Communicating with Presence and Influence

Developing a Leadership Mindset

Creating Future Focus

Offering flexible and customisable learning options for busy working professionals, the quality and agility of the Deakin model made it a clear choice for WLA graduates. Deakin’s MBA can be undertaken wholly online or face-to-face, with residential programs, study tours and Masterclasses available to students in any study mode. Deakin’s online MBA is now ranked #1 in Victoria and is also top 20 in the world. Interested parties must complete the ALP in line with established criteria and satisfy Deakin University’s statute, regulations, policies and procedures. For more information please contact the WLA Admissions Department.

A partnership with Deakin University is now enabling professional women across the country to gain credit towards one of Australia’s most respected Master of Business Administration programs through their participation in the Advanced Leadership Program. Under the partnership, ALP graduates are able to use their participation in the program to apply for 4 units of credit towards Deakin’s internationally accredited MBA. This equates to 1/3 of the total MBA qualification.