We know leadership, and we know high-performing teams.
It's what we do.

We know leadership, and we know high-performing teams.

It's what we do...

Established in 2001, ISL is New Zealand’s premium provider of leadership development through our world-class residential leadership programmes, in-house high-performing team development, and executive coaching.

We take an evidence-based approach to transform your organisation through high-impact leadership performance, with results that can be measured. Our commitment to quality is reflected in our ISO-9001 accreditation.

147 World-Class Residential Leadership Programmes

500+ Days of In-house Development Workshops

2800+ Alumni

We have a reputation for listening to understand you.

We have a reputation for listening. This ensures we understand you and your organisation so we can tailor the right support at the right time. We are with you all the way.

All of our programmes and workshops are evidence-informed through SmartLeader, a comprehensive, integrated and insightful set of individual, team, and organisational diagnostic tools that have been used by more than 10,000 people.

Why Invest in Leadership?


Lower absenteeism


Lower staff turnover


Higher productivity


Better performance

Leadership matters. Great leaders deliver great results.

Who we work with

The following organisations have trusted us with their leader, team or organisational development needs in the last two years.