Lynne Stephens

Lynne Stephens

Lynne Stephens

Managing Director, Australasian Leadership Academy

Lynne founded and Managing Director of Australasian Leadership Academy in 2010. Lynne’s previous career spanned 15 years with TAFE Queensland……firstly with the Barrier Reef Institute, then to Wide Bay TAFE as the Corporate Business Manager, then she was seconded to Sunshine Coast TAFE to build Sunshine Coast TAFE’s commercial capability.

Her role includes developing customised training solutions for Corporate Clients Nationally, building strong relationships, developing business alliances and partnerships.

Lynne has worked closely with the Deloitte Leadership Academy, Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship,  Gravitas Leadership Group, Latitude Learning Academy, lynda.com + LinkedIn, Primal Solutions, Skillsoft Asia Pacific and more recently Skillings Education…….mapping online courses/content to National AQF Qualifications, developing & delivering flexible, blended training programs Nationally and Internationally and assists clients to achieve their training goals.

Lynne’s background is in teaching; however over the past 15 years she has been the Key Account Manager for a number of Corporate Clients throughout Australia.

Lynne has an Advanced Diploma of Project Management, Advanced Diploma of Management, Diploma in Business (Frontline Management), and a Diploma in Hospitality Management as well as the Certificate IV in TAE.

She is a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD) and Associate Member of Australian Institute of Project Management (MAIPM).

ALA is an AIPM Endorsed Course Provider for the Diploma of Project Management.

Lynne has been honoured to be nominated for many awards including:

  • Sunshine Coast Regional Finalist – Owner Manager of the Year AIM Excellence Awards 2013 (Australian Institute of Management), Sunshine Coast Excellence in Business Awards Finalist 2011
  • Finalist in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Asia, Australia or New Zealand – Business Services and Diversified Services category in the 10th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and ultimately awarded a Bronze Stevie Award Medal – 2013 – New York City
  • Bronze award winner for Women of the Year Stevie Awards – Asia-Pacific Stevie® in Seoul 2014
  • Telstra Business Awards 2015 nominee

Lynne is committed to developing customised training solutions for Corporate Clients Nationally, building strong relationships, developing business alliances and partnerships. Her focus is on business development, continuous improvement and quality assurance to achieve the outcomes of our projects and ensuring that we exceed customer expectations.

 

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