Executive Ready is a seven month leadership and career accelerator purpose designed to stretch mid-level leaders and rapidly propel them towards executive level performance, behaviours and mindsets. The program challenges participants to see themselves, their responsibilities and their opportunities with fresh eyes, enabling and inspiring them to achieve career and life goals. The significant emphasis on applied learning ensures participants rapidly enhance their leadership abilities along with their capacity and confidence to take on increased responsibility.​​

Executive Ready

An intensive leadership development program enabling exceptional performance, behaviours and mindsets

Leadership and Authenticity​

Thinking Strategically​

Communication, Presence and Influence​

Leading Innovation and Change​

Team Dynamics​

 Driving Performance​ 

Purpose, Priorities and Professional Development​


Segmented into seven distinct but complimentary modules Executive Ready engages participants in a comprehensive exploration of effective leadership practice. Executive Ready is for women who want to deepen their leadership capability and develop greater self, team and organisational awareness. Enabling leaders to unlock the full potential of their staff, the program is ideal for supporting the progression of mid-level leaders in large and small organisations and independent business owners looking to transform business performance.​

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

Program Elements

Executive Ready is delivered through a sophisticated blend of face-to-face workshops, interactive webinars, peer coaching and self-directed learning. These elements are coordinated through a state of the art learning management system and carefully structured to enable participants to realise exceptional outcomes whilst continuing to be highly present and effective in their workplace environment.​

All applicants enrolling into Executive Ready 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 $9,990 (+GST). The enrolment fee covers all tuition, 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 enrolments@wla.edu.au

Enrolment Information and fees

Applications now open

Rebecca Cannon reviews WLA's Executive Ready program

Rebecca Cannon, Operations Manager at Atlas Equipment Finance, reviews WLA's Executive Ready program. Executive Ready is a seven-month part-time leadership development program for women middle-managers and leaders, enabling exceptional performance, behaviours and mindsets.

Capability Assessment​

Face-to-face Workshops​

Leader as Coach Sessions​

Interactive Online Workshops​

Self-directed Learning​

Online Community of Practice​








Applications now open