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Excelerate – Leadership Program

Development for current & future leaders in financial services

About Excelerate

This innovative program has been designed with a focus on the financial services to deliver targeted learning outcomes in the key aspects of:

  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Innovation; and
  • Digital Marketing

Focus

Our experienced facilitators will deliver a specifically designed program focusing on:

  • Leadership in a digital age
  • Leading through change
  • Working with teams
  • Working strategically
  • Presentation skills
  • Business operations
  • Developing relationships and improving networking
  • Leader as coach

Qualifications

The Excelerate Program will be delivered with BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management.

In addition gaining a qualification, Excelerate will also deliver additional tailored sessions and field trips, designed to introduce you to a range of specific skills required of future leaders in finance. This will include a field trip to an innovative retail environment, presentations by experienced industry executives, CEOs, and digital marketing specialists.

Who should attend?

The program is open to any person who is currently employed and has completed previous study before. We recommend attending this program if you or employees in your organisation are:

  • Current or future leaders looking to expand their skills in a broader range of topics
  • Those that currently hold a Cert IV or Diploma qualification and are looking to gain a higher qualification.
  • Leaders new to financial services industry looking to fast track their knowledge of the sector.
  • Practice managers, BDMs, business owners

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of a relevant Certificate IV qualification (or higher)
  • Employer/Industry endorsed
  • Existing worker

Get started with enrolment

Keen to get started? Here’s the process:

    1. Complete pre-enrolment questionnaire
    2. You will receive an email from ISM with link to official enrolment link
    3. Upon enrolment, you will receive a Welcome email from us, with all the details of the program

Start pre-enrolment

Testimonials

  • As a novice manager in the Mutual industry, I found the Advance Diploma of Leadership and Management to have been extremely timely and beneficial to my professional development.

    It provided me with not only a qualification, but acted as a mentor to me as I navigated my new role and other facets of the business.

    I was able to directly apply skills learned in each session immediately in the workplace, which not only assisted me personally but also my team and other departments.

    Being able to collaborate with industry peers and learn face to face was one of the key drawcards for me, and I enjoyed the challenge of the coursework.

    Each workshop presenter provided relevant content and insight into their own area of expertise, which was both engaging and inspiring.

    I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to enhance their critical thinking skills and professional growth.

    Leah NygrynLending Manager, Endeavour Mutual Bank
  • The Advance Diploma of Leadership and Management program that I completed with ISM assisted me enormously in developing my Leadership capabilities. The program covered in detail all facets required for running a complex, ambiguous business with an emphasis on the Mortgage Industry, so it was completely relevant for my role. The key take outs that the program covered which continues to assist in my leadership journey include;
    • Understanding discounted cash flows and the various models to that can be used to value a business. Also covered was understanding Net Present Value analysis, which I have applied many times when discussing compensation claims with lenders in my current role as leading an aggregation business. I have also used ISM’s valuation modelling with brokers looking to either sell or buy facets of their business.
    • The program covered Leadership fundamentals and understanding my own style, strengths and weaknesses, has assisted me to build upon my own capabilities. I am still using this aspect of the course as I grow as an enterprise leader.
    Rob RyanHead of NSW/ACT & QLD FAST
  • Thank you Antoine! What a luxury to have the opportunity to spend the day listening to and speaking with a professional with such practical and academic experience/background.
    Haley BellamySenior Mortgage Advisor
  • Ideal venue and location. This has been a very "hands-on", interesting and effective course for my workplace and professional development. Course material and the workshops have introduced new ideas and different ways of thinking. Colin was excellent in presentation- charismatic and engaging. Clearly knew his stuff. Enjoyed all the different activities. ISM and Gerard in particular are extremely respectful and understanding of all our backgrounds and needs. He truly seems to care for all the students, understand us and our needs and assist with developing us. 5 Stars.
    Serena SullivanSouth West Slopes Credit Union
  • The Advanced Dip of Leadership at ISM intentionally leverages the leadership talent from within the COBA and Mortgage Broker verticals which ensures that participants are provided with industry insights coupled with educational material which is strongly aligned to the trainees role. The program is delivered over the course of several months, affording students the ability to implement and apply their new skills on the job for maximum affect.
    Siobhan Hayden, industry expertGuest Presenter
  • What a difference this program has made to my business. It came at the perfect time for my business. I now understand the direction I want my business to go in and I understand a lot more about myself as an individual. I would highly recommend this course to all mortgage brokers- especially those who run their own business.
    Nicole CannonPink Finance

For more information about Excelerate please talk to our team