Rising Leadership Program

Program Dates

March Program: 15 Mar - 22 Sept 2023
June Program: 19 June - 8 December 2023

Program Fees

Organisational fee:
Personal fee:
Total investment:

This is inclusive of GST and covers all program costs. To learn more about the Organisation and Personal fees, visit our FAQs. Please note these fees are current for 2023. 

Ideal for mid-level professionals, Rising takes you on a 6-month journey that fosters new thinking and perspectives on leadership. Participants explore who they are as leaders, build on their strengths, and discover how to take on greater leadership roles.

You will explore a variety of themes through dynamically structured group discussions and learn from Western Australia’s most qualified and insightful leaders across private, community and government sectors. Each Rising cohort is carefully curated by Leadership WA to ensure diversity of thought and experience across multiple sectors.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and build on your existing strengths
  • Improve your ability to influence, persuade and make an impact
  • Gain confidence and capacity to negotiate complex leadership challenges
  • Create networks to achieve results
  • Develop a clear understanding of how to motivate and inspire people and teams to achieve performance goals
  • Increase your ability to drive sustainable change
  • Understand who you are as a leader and what motivates you
  • Discover how to take on leadership roles
  • Identify tools and strategies to coach and provide feedback to others

These learnings are consolidated through a community project, which supports a WA-based not-for-profit.

Alumni Network

Following completion of the Program you join a strong and influential network of Leadership WA Alumni. This network comes together regularly to continue to grow and learn, and to give back by contributing expertise and time to social impact activities across WA, making real and meaningful difference in the community.

2023 PROGRAM DATES - March

9 January 2023
16 January 2023
30 January 2023
Experience 1 – Orientation
15-17 March 2023
Experience 2
5 April 2023
Experience 3
28 April 2023
Experience 4
23 May 2023
Experience 5
13 June 2023
Experience 6
14 June 2023
Experience 7
20 July 2023
Experience 8
17 August 2023
Experience 9
4 September 2023
Experience 10 & Graduation
22 September 2023


27 March 2023
17 April 2023
8 May 2023
Experience 1 – Orientation
19-21 June 2023
Experience 2
18 July 2023
Experience 3
3 August 2023
Experience 4
4 August 2023
Experience 5
25 August 2023
Experience 6
12 September 2023
Experience 7
12 October 2023
Experience 8
31 October 2023
Experience 9
21 November 2023
Experience 10 & Graduation
8 December 2023

*Please note, if we achieve the maximum number of successful candidates representing a diverse cohort prior to the published closing application date, we reserve the right to close applications. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our COVID-19 Response

Given the unpredictability of the impact of COVID-19 or any other possible potential health alerts or identified risks, in the event of Government directed restrictions impacting Western Australia,  Leadership WA reserves the right to replace some face-to-face experiences or field trips with online or alternative experiences for all Programs, Courses and Tailored Solutions. We are committed to safety for all and the integrity of your learning experience and thus any alternatives will be carefully designed to support your leadership development. Participants/clients will not be entitled to a refund.

View our COVID-19 Management and Vaccination Policy here.

I'd like to know more

If you have any questions regarding our programs and courses please contact us by phone or filling in the contact form.

The team at Leadership Western Australia would be more than happy to assist you with the selection of programs and courses to best suit your needs or those of your team.

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Emma Eltringham

"I was able see how much my leadership skills and confidence had grown. "

Emma Eltringham , Rising Leadership Program
Product Manager, Woodside Energy Ltd | 2021 Rising Leadership Program