Rice industry introduction to leadership 2016

Ricegrowers' Association of Australia

  • Project code: PRJ-010470

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Saturday, July 30, 2016

  • Project completion date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

  • National Priority: RIC-Strengthened industry capacity


The program will deliver an industry specific short course which will help meet some of the leadership development needs for the Australian rice industry. These include:
– develop a cohort of leaders for succession planning and strategic contributions on boards and committees and the like for the rice industry and local communities more broadly;
– develop advocacy and governance capacity in the sector; and
– develop self-aware, forward thinking strategic leaders who can build the sector and region into the future.



Research Organisation

Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia

Objective Summary

The overall objectives of the leadership program are to assist participants to:
– deepen their understanding and appreciation of the need for flexible and responsive leadership;
– introduce the participants to foundational aspects and skills of effective leadership;
– develop greater self-awareness and adaptability in terms of behavioural responses, management style, and leadership approach;
– foster ongoing relationships for peer support in the rice industry; and
– engage in a larger national network of leaders through the Foundation’s Network of Fellows.