Delivered part-time over five months, Leading Edge is designed to enable the transition of aspiring and early career female managers into confident, capable and motivated leaders. The program equips participants with the knowledge and behavioural insights required for successful leadership, embedding and functionalising new learnings as real world behaviour and action. Informed by fifteen years of experience in developing emerging female talent, the program focuses on tangible, relevant outcomes tailored to the needs of each participant.​


An unrivalled development experience for aspiring and early career female leaders

Supporting Leadership Performance

Presence and Presentation Skills

Effective Interpersonal Communication

Elements of a Successful Team

Emotional Intelligence and Conflict

Career and Professional Growth 

Leading in Times of Change​


Segmented into seven key themes, Leading Edge engages participants in a detailed exploration around the fundamentals of leadership and management and their individual drivers and derailers.


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

All applicants enrolling into the 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 $6,990 (+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

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Chelsea Barker reviews WLA's Leading Edge program

Chelsea Barker, Workflow Manager at Atlas Equipment Finance, reviews WLA's Leading Edge program. Leading Edge is a five-month part-time leadership development program for women early career managers and leaders, enabling the transition into confident, capable and motivated leaders.


Face-to-face Workshops​

Peer Coaching

Interactive Online Workshops​

Self-directed Learning​ Modules

Workplace Application Project​








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