Registrations Now Open for the TBA Management Skills Workshops 

Photo: Attendees of the 2023 Nagambie Management Skills Workshop. 

Thoroughbred Breeders Australia (TBA) is calling for industry participants to register for its upcoming nationwide management workshops, which offer stud farm workers the opportunity to advance their leadership and communication skills.  

The training consists of a two-day delivery by Juliet Robinson from Big Goals, who has coached more than 150 industry participants since the program was inaugurated in 2022.  

“We’ve had great success from the past management skills workshops. These sessions are key to developing our industry’s workforce, ensuring farm managers and senior management have the skills to deal with challenging situations on farm,” said Madison Tims, TBA’s education and projects manager. 

More than 90% of past participants said they would recommend the workshop to other managers.  

The opening day will focus on how to motivate and manage a team, respond appropriately under pressure, and navigate difficult conversations in the workplace. Everyone who attends will be required to complete a profile in advance of the workshop, which provides an insight into their management style and work preferences. 

The second day will feature focused learning on skill development around assertiveness, influencing, building trust and other key elements of communication and leadership. This workshop is only available to people who have attended the opening session either this year or in previous years.  

The 2024 workshops will take place on the following dates and locations: 

  • July 11-12 in Launceston, Tasmania 
  • July 15-16 in Toowoomba, Queensland 
  • July 24-25 in Scone, New South Wales
  • July 30-31 in Nagambie, Victoria

The workshops run from 9am to 5pm with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. 

Registration is essential and participants are required to complete some brief course work before attending. 

Click here to register for the workshops 

Photo: 2023 Scone Management Skills Workshop. 

The cost of the training is fully funded by TBA, and the content is primarily designed for team members in middle-management and supervisory roles. 

TBA will also be hosting a senior management workshop in New South Wales and Nagambie, which will be by invitation only.  

For more information and to register for any of the above dates, please contact TBA’s Madison Tims at

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