GPS Colloquium Outcomes at Southern Alpine Resort Management Board

Gail Conman

Chief Executive Officer

"If you have any doubt that your team does not see itself holistically as one team, if it is siloed and focuses on its own particular area sometimes to the detriment of other areas, then the Colloquium is the way to go"

Southern Alpine Resort Management Board engaged GPS Learning to deliver the Colloquium to its senior executive team and fifteen managers. The success of the program has seen GPS Learning continue to work with the team every year since 2018

South Alpine Resort Management Board chose the Applied Management Colloquium to unite siloed business units, operating over multiple Victorian locations, as one connected and cohesive leadership team. 


Operating within the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Southern Alpine Resort Management Board is the committee of management for Lake Mountain Alpine Resort and Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort.

Mount Baw Baw Alpine Resort is located on the south west face of the Baw Baw Plateau, two and a half hours’ drive east of the Melbourne. Lake Mountain Alpine Resort is located approximately 120km northeast of Melbourne, is the closest alpine resort to Melbourne. ​

Gail Conman and John Fascio - CEO and GM, Southern Alpine Resort Management Board, Victorian State Government, share their reflections on the impact of the Applied Management Colloquium.

Southern Alpine Resort Management Board  team benefited from their GPS Colloquium through:

  • Transformed approach to leadership
  • Cohesion of three effective teams to one cohesive high functioning leadership team
  • Clarity around the strategic direction
  • Empowerment through deep trust
  • Transformational bonding of the resort team
  • Clarity in communication, decision making  and issue resolution

Kellie Wolle, Program Manager, Southern Alpine Resort, Victorian State Government offers her insights on the transformational Applied Management Colloquium.

Kellie Wolle

Program Manager

The Colloquium encourages leaders to see things differently and challenge themselves. It offers amazing potential to move to whole other level.

The transformational shifts at an operational and strategic level have been inspiring to watch and be apart of.

Kerry Wilson

Deputy Chair & Board Member at Southern Alpine Resort Management Board

This program was embraced by the team to create a cohesive work environment and the impact of it is still very visible.

Svetla Petkova

Board Member at Southern Alpine Resort Management Board

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