Programme Overview

The Kellogg Rural Leadership programme is a well established and respected developer of leaders for the primary industries.

Kellogg differentiates itself from other leadership programmes by developing the "contextual intelligence" and thinking required for leadership in the primary industries. This is done through experiential learning with case studies, field trips, discussions & debates with industry leaders and presenters.

Participants develop and refine your leadership potential in a supportive environment with leadership experts and senior industry leaders.

The programme aims to provide;

  • A toolkit of personal leaderships skills and competencies
  • Confidence to apply skills to leadership, management and governance roles
  • A supportive environment and colleagues to test and apply new knowledge and skills
  • A greater understanding and appreciation of the New Zealand primary sectors, their strategies, management and leadership challenges & opportunities
  • New networks of industry leaders and strategic influencers in the primary sector
  • Knowledge in advocacy, influence and political process
  • Membership of a strong and proud alumni.

Who Should Do a Kellogg Programme?

The Kellogg Programme is open to any individual motivated to develop their leadership skills and experience.

You may be starting out in leadership or want to be more effective and take on leadership roles in management, politics or governance in your community or primary industry sector.

Participants traditionally come from all areas of the rural sector, from rural bankers to farmers, vets to rural extension officers, self-employed & consultants to staff of rural organisations.

Each programme is limited to 24 participants - males and females between the ages of 25 and 50 yrs.