Leadership ProSkills Programme
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Leadership ProSkills Programme

Suitable for veterinarians, practice managers and supervisors, this programme can be started and completed at any time.

 Export to Your Calendar 1/01/2019 to 31/12/2019
When: Anytime
Where: New Zealand
Contact: Hannah Schrader
+64 4 495 1140

Online registration is available until: 31/12/2019
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About this course

  • Do you have the skills to effectively lead your team?
  • Can you confidently market your practice to your clients?
  • Are your team offering the best possible client care?
Having a clear vision of leadership, what you’re striving for and how to attain it, can make all the difference to running a successful, thriving business.
This series of ProSkills courses will equip new and experienced team members to lead and manage your practice.
Comprising of 10 online pre-recorded presentation, this series will provide participants with the skills and tools they need to take your practice to the next level.
Suitable for veterinarians, practice managers and supervisors, this program can be started and completed at any time. Each presentation can be viewed multiple times until it’s expiry on 31st December 2018.


Course 1: Practical income capturing

Maintaining cash flow is one of the most important aspects of any business. Learn factors affecting cash flow and commonly missed income opportunities, practical tips to improve income, and more.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Mark Hardwick

Course 2: The performance management process

Acquire the skills for effective induction, coaching and performance feedback systems, and how to manage poor performance or behaviour.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Sue Crampton

Course 3: Mediation skills for resolving conflict

The veterinary practice is often an emotionally-charged environment. Conflict can occur and without the right tools, relationships can suffer. Learn about common causes of workplace conflict, how to use and implement mediation and resolution processes, communication tips to help progress through conflict, documentation requirements and when to seek external help.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Rosie Overfield

Course 4: How to manage your priorities

Learn to identify your real priorities and practical skills for planning and scheduling your time. Uncover techniques to manage interruptions and energy-drainers.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Rosie Overfield

Course 5: Effective communication skills

Discover tips for improved communication in the workplace, understand different communication styles and how to overcome communication barriers.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Rosie Overfield

Course 6: Planning marketing campaigns

Understand the role of marketing campaigns in promoting your practice. Discover reasons for selecting your marketing mix while planning and goal setting for maximum effectiveness, and learn to put your written plans into action.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Sarah Burrows

Course 7: Developing a simple client survey

Discover why client feedback is important, recognise your target audience, and understand various formats for surveying your clients.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Deb Render

Course 8: Managing compassion fatigue

Understand compassion fatigue, it's symptoms, presentations and susceptibility. Learn both personal and team protection strategies.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Rosie Overfield

Course 9: How to ask for what you want

Learn how to increase your assertive thinking, plan your conversation and helpful wording to use when making your request.

Course Type: Videocast
Presenter: Rosie Overfield

Course 10: Developing customer service standards

Understand the importance of a consistent approach to customer service, telephone standards and pre and post consultation standards.

Course Type: Short Course
Presenters: Rosie Overfield | Deb Render


Mark Hardwick, Rosie Overfield, Deb Render and Sarah Burrows

CPD Points

Activities in this course can be recorded under either continuing veterinary education, collegial learning activity or self-directed learning.

Pricing information

NZVA members $500 (all modules)

Non-members $700 (all modules)

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