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PMA A-NZ Produce Development Program – Business Skills for Emerging Leaders

27 - 30 August 2018

The PMA A-NZ Produce Development Program – Business Skills for Emerging Leaders gives the next generation of produce industry leaders in Australia and New Zealand the tools they need to achieve excellence for themselves and their businesses.Participants will learn crucial professional skills including effective communication, commercial acumen and strategic thinking to help drive themselves, their companies and the industry as a whole to the next level.

The program uses various practical and applied learning methods with produce industry content chosen in consultation with PMA A-NZ to ensure program relevance and practicality.

Date:  27 – 30 August 2018 
Venue:  Sydney Conference & Training Centre
Cost: $4,950 plus GST for PMA A-NZ members,          $5,450 plus GST for non-members
Early Bird Discount: Get $500 off the registration fee for registration and payment by the 11th of May.





Who is it for and how many places are there?

Each program is limited to a max of 24 participants. It is suitable for commercial staff, first level managers and next generation leaders across all business functions and throughout the produce supply chain.

Key Benefits 

  • Build and test your strategic thinking skills with practical activities
  • Learn and practice communication and influencing skills
  • Build a network of industry peers
  • Meet industry leaders
  • Position yourself or your team members for career progression

Program Format

The 3 day, fully residential format comprises a mix of experiential learning activities, a business simulation, case studies and the application of learning through team presentations to PMA A-NZ executives.

These action learning methods will continually link back to the participants’ real world issues and situations identified in pre-program goal setting discussions between each participant, their manager and the Program Director.

  • Day 1 (half day): Strategic thinking and decision making
  • Day 2: Commercial Acumen
  • Day 3: Communication and teamwork
  • Day 4 (half day): Team Presentations and guest speaker from PMA A-NZ

For full details download the program brochure

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