Aquatics and Recreation Victoria launches leadership program for emerging professionals

Aquatics and Recreation Victoria (ARV) has announced the launch of a new leadership program, EMERGENT, a dynamic professional development program for new aquatic and recreational professionals.

ARV’s vision for EMERGENT is to develop leaders across the sector who have the passion and drive to contribute to the growth and success of the sector in Victoria, establishing a national reputation for excellence.

Explaining that the program is designed to develop the next generation of industry leaders, ARV Managing Director Kathy Parton said, “ARV is delighted to provide the opportunity for emerging leaders to develop new skills, leadership behaviors and mindsets to navigate complex leadership and industry challenges and shape the future of our industry. ARV is excited to work with aspiring leaders who are committed to driving organizational success and positively impacting Victoria’s aquatic and recreational industry.

The aims and objectives of EMERGENT are:

  • Develop collective leadership within the sector
  • Building the future of the aquatic and recreational industry
  • Provide a hands-on learning and development opportunity for industry leaders
  • Provide candidates with the tools and frameworks they need to be more impactful and influential leaders
  • Improve personal and team effectiveness
  • Connect current and emerging leaders with experienced industry mentors with proven leadership experience and sector impact to encourage knowledge sharing and foster succession planning
  • Improve networking opportunities in the sector

EMERGENT will be moderated by Dale Monk, Executive and CEO of the Ministry of Leadership.

With a mix of private mentoring sessions, leadership workshops and industry masterclasses, EMERGENT will teach future leaders in the aquatic and recreational industry how to maximize impact and drive organizational success across multiple teams and functions. .

EMERGENT’s 2022 promotion is exclusively limited to 25 participants.

Click here for more information and to learn more about the program’s eligibility criteria, requirements, and application process.

Applications for the inaugural program close March 11, 2022.

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