Applications for the Melbourne Tourism Leadership Program are now open

APPLICATIONS FOR THE MELBOURNE TOURISM LEADERSHIP PROGRAM ARE NOW OPEN

The Melbourne Tourism Leadership Program (MTLP) is an innovative professional development program like no other. If you have a keen interest in the future of Melbourne’s - and Victoria's - visitor industry, and what that could mean for your own career, then this could be the next step for you. 

MTLP will help you to develop and refine your leadership skills as a tourism or hospitality industry professional. You’ll build new networks and become an active part of Melbourne’s future growth as a global visitor destination.

MTLP’s primary focus is to give professionals the tools to be more effective leaders. The program is designed to be as innovative as it is inspirational.

MTLP is an award winning program, Best Training and Education Program, RACV Victorian Tourism Awards. Proudly presented by Destination Melbourne, MTLP is sponsored by Melbourne Airport and supported by Visit Victoria.

WHO SHOULD APPLY FOR MTLP?

  • Individuals who are committed to their personal growth and are prepared to be challenged
  • Individuals who are experiencing the challenges of a complex and dynamic working environment and industry
  • Industry professionals that have the passion and drive to provide ongoing leadership for Melbourne and Victoria.

WHAT IS IN THE MTLP PROGRAM?

The content of MTLP is customised especially for the tourism industry, and draws on the concepts of emotional intelligence and strengths-based leadership and performance training.

MTLP runs across a full year, but is designed to complement your routine employment, not interrupt it, requiring a time commitment to the following:

  • Five full-day workshops
  • Three, two-day residential workshops
  • An official launch and graduation ceremony

On these days, a wide range of themes will be covered, allowing you to meet and hear from engaging and highly experienced speakers. You’ll also visit key tourism attractions and destinations, often behind the scenes, and from the operational perspective that day to day visitors never get to see.

MTLP is facilitated by Mel Neil, an accomplished Australian positive psychology practitioner and consultant.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT TO GET OUT OF MTLP?

MTLP will:

  • Equip you with the emotional intelligence and management tools you need to be a more effective leader
  • Help you to develop strong networks with like-minded industry professionals
  • Assist you in increasing your personal and professional wellbeing
  • Expose you to a number of tourism destinations and other leaders in the industry.

TESTIMONIALS

 “MTLP has been by far one of the best things I've done for both myself and my career in tourism.” (Jarred Parsons, MTLP Graduate)

“MTLP powerfully upskills today’s leaders providing them with the skills, networks and perspectives to drive ongoing success in their individual businesses and the industry as a whole.” (Carly Dixon, Melbourne Airport)

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