New management training

Applications to undertake the Emerging Leaders and Managers Program (eLAMP) are now open.

The Emerging Leaders and Managers Program is offered in partnership through the LH Martin Institute and ATEM and was developed in response to the need for accessible and relevant professional development for new and aspiring tertiary education managers in times of increasing pressures for change. This program will provide participants with the combination of skills, knowledge and judgements required to lead and manage effectively in the current environment.

This program is suitable for:

  • Professional Staff in HEW 6, 7, 8 (Team Leader, Supervisor or Manager) or equivalent and those who are new to management
  • Academic Staff in Levels B and C (in leading and managing roles) and academics who are new to management.

To find out more about the program, please read the Emerging Leaders and Managers Program brochure.

Please Note –Your approval to undertake the eLAMP entitles you to complete the four online self-study modules only at no cost. The optional one-day facilitated workshops and capstone assignment (i.e. additional activities for articulation) is not included and these do not need to be completed to successfully complete the eLAMP Program.

Number of places

Places are being offered in November 2016 for commencement of eLAMP in Jan/Feb 2016. Staff must be prepared to complete the entire program (4 modules) within 12 months (or less) from commencement. Applicants must have the full support of their Nominated Supervisor to undertake the program.


If you are interested in applying for the 2016 eLAMP, please complete the Application Form. Please understand that if you are selected, this program requires significant time and commitment.  After considering the program, it is recommended that you consult with your supervisor to obtain further advice and support for your application.

Applications should be sent to or Human Resources -Capabilities and Development, North Sydney campus by no later than 15 December 2016.

Further information is available by contacting Clinton Rahe in Capabilities and Development on 02 9739 2298 (ext. 2298) or via email at

What previous participants say about eLAMP

“You can take what you want from the eLAMP program and incorporate the pieces that will be most relevant to you and see how that benefits what you’re doing day-to-day.  These courses make you realise that you can do your work a little bit differently and maybe a lot more effectively.  For me it was practical things like - save a half hour at the end of each day to review an issue you’ve had, and reflect on how you’ve dealt with it, how you’ve strategized to resolve that issue.”
- Amy Ryan, Manager, Exchange and Study Abroad.

‘I gained considerable insight into myself as a potential leader and manager particularly through the self-reflection modules. I have definitely grown from my learning experiences during the eLAMP as it has provided clarity around where my role fits into the context of the whole institution and it has made me reflect on how I, as one part of the whole, can  positively impact and successfully contribute to the broader organisational goals’
- Vicky Bourbous, Liaison Librarian.

‘I found the program was well structured and a must for new supervisors working in the higher education sector. It encompasses interesting topics and research based readings. It has definitely provided me with the knowledge, skills and confidence to improve myself - both personally and professionally’
- Pamela Sarly, Manager, Statistical Analysis and Surveys.

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