Thriving Through Change

Full price: $134.00
Member: $100.00


Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

Architects operate in a complex, changing environment. This is not likely to diminish with technological disruption, client expectations, work practices and professional standards constantly evolving. To be successful, it isn’t enough to survive such changes. Instead you need to be equipped to thrive through them. Humans are hardwired to resist change, however this can be overcome with deliberate learning and practice. This session will provide you with insights, tools and techniques so you can thrive in today’s changing environment and ultimately maintain high levels of agility, effectiveness, productivity and employee morale.

AACA Competency: Practice Management


Michelle is a leadership and change expert, and the author of “Step Up: How to build your influence at work”. She works with executives and global organisations to help them accelerate progress in complex environments. Michelle is passionate about helping people and teams identify possibilities, recognise unseen opportunities and find the courage to make congruent choices. All essential elements to thrive in today’s complex world. With more than twenty years’ senior executive experience she knows how to help people succeed in different personal and organisational contexts. Michelle has undergraduate degrees in Communications and Commerce, and a Masters in International Trade. She is a Fellow of Finsia, and Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. She is certified by the International Federation of Compliance Associations. She is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and sits on the Board of the Arts Law Council of Australia.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • Formal assessment

    Length of course

    2 hours

    Continuing professional development hours


    2 formal Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognise increased awareness of how the brain reacts to change
  • Apply strategies to set yourself up for success in this changing environment
  • Identify how unconscious bias impacts how people think and act, and what can done to mitigate
  • Recognise actions to take to build greater agility and new habits that help to reinforce new ways

    National Competency Standards in Architecture

    Practice Management


    Full Price $134.00
    Member $100.00
    Practice Membership / A+ $91.00
    Graduate Member $91.00
    SONA Member (student) $51.00

    Pricing is inclusive of GST.

    Published on: 15/12/2016

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