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NPA Keynote Series

Now in its 8th year and over 70 events held, the NPA Keynote Series and Roundtable events attract first class speakers and capture the latest topics of relevance to our leaders.


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Discover why you need to be part of the NPA Leadership community. We have a flexible range of programs available to meet your specific needs and costs considerations.


Development matters

Investing in the development of non-profit and social purpose leaders is not a “nice to have” but essential to organisational success


Investing in Leadership

We believe that social purpose organisations need to invest in the capabilities of their leaders and those who will be leading their organisations into the future.


Challenging your capabilities

NPA is a program for leaders who want to challenge traditional approaches to business and challenge themselves; and grow their leadership capabilities.


Our Members

Our members are executives from the following charities, just to name a few.


Event Date: 07/12/2023

NPA Signature Event – December 2023 – The Long Lunch! (+ NFP CEO Panel Discussion)

Join us on Thursday 7th December for the NPA Signature Event of 2023, The Long Lunch. The Occasion? A long-awaited, long-needed, long-overdue ‘Long Lunch’ for NFP Leaders, accompanied by an insightful panel discussion. Who's at the Table? 100 Leaders - at 2 very long tables - plus 5 inspirational special guests. We'll commence the event with a celebratory lunch at Fishburners, where 100 NFP Leaders will be gathered around extended tables, setting the stage for progressive networking, sharing, and forging connections. Our exceptional panel, comprising of 5 high profile sector leasers, will then lead an insightful discussion on the events, challenges, achievements, and lessons learned in 2023. Each perspective adding a unique layer to the conversation. Engage in directed speed networking as you switch seats along the table after each question, connecting with a new group of colleagues. Panellists will join in too! Expect an afternoon that's both reflective and fun. Share your 2023 journey - what you've Loved, Loathed, Longed for, Learned, and Laughed at. The experiences of your sector colleagues will resonate deeply, leaving you inspired and ready to embark on a purposeful 2024.. and knowing that you are never alone in both your challenges and aspirations. Hurry, strictly 100 seats only available! Reserve your ticket now and join us for an unforgettable afternoon. We can't wait to see you there!
Event Date: 02/11/2023

NPA Workshop – NOV 2023 – Shaping the Emotional Culture of your Organisation

Studies show that emotions have a significant impact on how we show up as leaders, and also how our peers and teams respond, perform tasks, and remain engaged, focussed and adaptable. Emotions always influence the way we think, and therefore the way that we act. Positive emotions are consistently associated with better performance, quality and customer service results. Negative emotions are equally valid, but with agility in how we identify, and where necessary, regulate those, is what makes all the difference. How your people think and behave forms the ‘emotional culture’ of your organisation. In this interactive and engaging workshop, run by our Lead Chair and positive psychology practioner Leanne Warner, you will have a chance as a leader to do some hands-on investigation into what feelings will create success, and what behaviours can steer your organisation positively, or in the alternate direction. You can choose how you would like to lead and what emotions will serve you best and how to regulate emotion to achieve optimal outcomes for yourself and your people. This is invaluable work to inform your strategy and give you real insight to keep you focussed through to the end year, and to help you to set up the parameters for a really successful 2024.


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