Leadership Step Up Programme

For Leaders Wanting to Take the Step Up


Leaders reporting to senior executives or playing a key role in small to medium organisations face a number of challenges to deliver an organisational vision, influence across and up and demonstrate they are ready to take the next step in their careers.


The ISL Leadership Step-Up Programme is an immersive, experiential leadership journey that gives you insights into your current leadership and helps you develop your ability to influence and accelerate your career.


Lead Self. Lead Teams. Influence Organisations. Be prepared to take the step-up in your career.

Key Programme Benefits

By attending this programme you will;

Lead Self

  • Understand your own innate leadership strengths, blind-spots and working style preferences.
  • Gain insight into your leadership through the lens of others, your boss, colleagues, direct reports and feedback from your peers on the programme.
  • Develop confidence in who you are as a leader and set clear goals that will improve your influence and accelerate your career.

Lead Teams

  • Understand the strengths, blind-spots and working style preferences of others in order to connect, communicate, engage and influence more effectively.
  • Experience the development and impact of a high performing team.
  • Establish a close network of peers from a range of organisations, roles and sectors.

Lead Organisations

  • Apply an international award-winning strategy case process to a written case study and present to a ‘mock panel’ of experienced executives.
  • Understand how to better influence ‘your boss’ and senior executives within the organisation.

Programme Length:

6 Days

Class Size & ISL Team:

15 – 25 Participants

1 Programme Director

3-5 Leadership Coaches

Programme Dates:

New Zealand:



LP 65: 21 – 26 November




LP 66: 27 February – 4 March 



LP 67: 29 May – 3 June


LP 68: 18 – 23 September


LP 69: 20 – 25 November






MLP 4: 30 January – 4 February


MLP 5: 8 – 13 May


BLP 14: 7 – 12 August


MLP 6: September/October



Programme Fees:
NZ$10,700 + GST

Meals & Accommodation:
NZ$1,795 + GST 


Post-Programme Coaching: NZ$2,500 + GST for 

6x Monthly Sessions


If you would like to know more about the Programme please download our brochure.

Who is the ISL Leadership Step Up Programme For?

CEO’s and senior executives who attend the Leadership Step-Up Programme are often;


  • New senior leaders or experienced senior leaders seeking to refresh their leadership.
  • A succession plan for a senior executive role.
  • General, operational, group or department managers.
  • Specialists roles (such as Project Managers or Senior Policy/Advisory Roles) who work up, down and across an organisation.
  • Direct reports to the CEO in a small or medium-sized business.
  • Those that have been identified as emerging high potential leaders.
  • From organisations seeking to develop a strong, unified and effective leadership brand for their senior leaders and key influencers.

Why Choose the ISL Leadership Step Up Programme?

ISL is a premium provider of world-class experiential leadership development programmes.

Over the last 19 years, ISL has delivered 58 Leadership Step Up Programmes to over 1000 CEO’s and senior leaders. All content is research evidence-based. Participants who attended our programmes have rated us;


  • 6.7/7 for being beneficial
  • 6.7/7 for quality of facilitation and delivery
  • 6.8/7 for quality of coaches
  • 6.8/7 for overall learning experience
  • 6.8/7 for recommending to others

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