Leadership Essentials

Take the responsibility to make a positive difference in your dental practice.

Regardless of your role, there are many challenges when it comes to leading a dental practice or multiple practices even – yet, your leadership skills are the most critical skills required that will help influence the direction of your practice.

Through great leadership, a dental practice can have an aligned team that are focused on delivering the best possible care to all patients, with the leader being crystal clear on what is expected of the team, a caring team that looks out for one another, and that is motivated to strive for excellence every day.

However, this ideal state doesn’t just happen by itself. Instead, it needs to be created from top down.

Discover the essential leadership skills you need to lead and empower your team to achieve your practice’s goals. This 2-day workshop will help give you various skills to add to your leadership toolkit in your dental practice.

  • The difference between leadership and management.

Is a good manager automatically a good leader? When do you lead and when you manage? Do you spend more time leading or managing? Learn when to manage and when to lead as both are needed are to run a successful Dental Practice

  • What type of a leader are you?

Recognise where your leadership strengths lie and gain awareness for improvement.

  • Creating a Purpose Driven Culture

Learn how to motivate and inspire your team members to be committed to your practice goals and vision.

  • Effective communication and innovation

Effective communication is critical for leadership success and is the key component in creating an effective team. Discover how to use various leadership tools in order to foster an innovative culture that inspires continual growth.

  • The art of feedback

Understand why feedback is so important and how you can create an environment of continuous improvement through both constructive and positive feedback.

  • Delegation

Develop and grow your team through empowerment and ownership of their tasks/roles.

  • Handling difficult situations

Learn how to have tough conversations with team members rather than avoiding them. 

  • Leading and managing change

Change can be painful and sometimes met with resistance. Learn how to influence your team through the change process.

Remember, leaders are made – not born.

This workshop is suitable for any person who is charged with managing and leading a dental team and are wanting to further their leadership competencies, with a focus on motivating and engaging their members to work towards practice goals. 


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Role Cost*2 (AUD) Early bird*3
Attendee $2,250.00 $1,800.00
*2 Price differs per location of the workshop. Please select a location.
*3 20% Discount if booked and paid 6 weeks in advance.
Discounts are not cumulative, but we'll always give you the highest applicable discount!
CPD Accreditation

Australian clinicians are required to make their own assessment as to the number of hours of Non-Scientific Continuing Education each course provides. This course is eligible for NZDA CPD points.

Prime Practice guarantees courses are compliant with the current Dental Board of Australia Guidelines on Continuing Professional Development.

* Number of accredited CPD hours depends on the length of the workshop.


Principal Dentist, Practice Manager
2 days
CPD hours
Up to 14 hours


The Leadership Essentials workshop is going to being held on the following dates and locations: