Directorate of Navy Leadership and Culture Development

Welcome to the Directorate of Navy Leadership and Culture Development (DNLCD) webpage. The DNLCD was formed on 01 July 2011, following Chief of Navy's endorsement of a long term strategic approach to Navy Leadership Development. While maintaining strong links with New Generation Navy, DNLCD reports through DGNP to HNPAR.

The DNLCD is comprised of both Permanent and Reserve personnel spread around Australia, and who are responsible for the creation and delivery of the Navy Leadership Development Workshops for Officers, Sailors and APS EL1/EL2 personnel.

These Workshops include one-day to three-day components that are embedded into Initial Training and Promotion Courses as part of the Leadership, Management and Professional Development (LMPD) continuum. Additionally, stand-alone three-day programs conducted regularly throughout the year in locations around Australia provide a natural continuation to the LMPD cycle.

The DNLCD team also delivers leadership coaching under the Navy Leadership Coaching Program (NLCP) for personnel who have completed a Leadership Development Workshop and wish to further enhance their leadership effectiveness.

Navy Leadership Development Workshop Requirements

The requirement to undertake a Navy Leadership Development Workshop (NLDW) has been advertised via signal - available through the Defence Restricted Network (DRN). However, for PN CAPT, CMDR, LCDR, WO and CPO completion of one of these workshops is a condition of promotion from 01 Jan 2013.

After 01 Jan 2013, the requirement will be for all PN CAPT, CMDR, LCDR, WO and CPO to complete a NLDW every three years. A PMKeyS proficiency number has been allocated to allow for tracking of completion and currency.

The workshops are optional for Reservists, although strongly encouraged if engaged in frequent Reserve service.

These workshops are also offered to Navy EL2 and EL1 employees and provide another option for the leadership learning and development component of the PFADS for these people.

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