Writing Retreat
7, 8 & 9 March, 2018, Cape Schanck, Victoria

With Professor Susan Long
and Skype consultations with Professor Jonathan Gosling


Farm garden

 There are a maximum of TEN places available on a first come first serve basis, so hurry and book now!

Register and Pay by Credit Card or by Bank Transfer

This is an opportunity to concentrate on starting, re-drafting or completing a piece of writing. We offer a calm, disciplined and supportive setting for people who really want to get some writing done, and will find it conducive to do so when this is their main focus for a few days.

We do this by  

  • Providing you with a secluded location with minimal distractions
  • Expert guidance on writing and publishing.Susan Long and Jonathan Gosling (by Skype) who will be available to read and discuss your work as it progresses. You can talk with other participants as much – or as little – as you like
  • Workshops to assist, challenge and deepen your writing 
  • A program of writing sessions in which to make significant progress
  • Time to take a walk in the countryside, watch the sunset, soak up the atmosphere and chat to other writers.

The writing retreat is designed by Susan Long and Jonathan Gosling, who are authors, co-authors and editors of 14 books, many book chapters and over 100 published articles, reports and presentations between them. Susan will be on site at the retreat, Johnathon will join on Skype for individual discussion.

About the Retreat Leaders

Susan Long

Susan Long is Director, Research and Scholarship at NIODA. She was formerly Professor of Creative and Sustainable Organisation at RMIT University in Melbourne. Currently, she supervises research students and conducts organisational research. Susan also teaches and supervises doctoral candidates at different universities including a Professional Doctorate conducted at the Melbourne Institute of Creative Arts Therapy and supported through the National Institute of Organisation Dynamics Australia (NIODA), teaches in the INSEAD Master of Coaching and Consulting program in Singapore and also works as part of the MSc Leading at the Edge program conducted by the Grubb Institute in Australia. As an organisational consultant in private practice Susan works with organisational change, executive coaching, board development, role analysis, team development and management training. She originally trained as a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist.

Susan's experience of working with people as individuals and in groups and organisations gives her a broad perspective on management practices. Susan’s capacity as a teacher and organizational consultant/ researcher has led her to be invited onto the boards of prestigious organizations and elected onto the committees of professional bodies.

Jonathan Gosling

Trained as an anthropologist, Professor Jonathan Gosling worked for several years as a mediator in neighbourhood conflicts in London, founded the UK‘s first community mediation service and was the founding Secretary of the European Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution. After taking a mid-career MBA, he moved into management education at Lancaster University, where he directed the MBA and other programmes for British Airways and other major companies. He co-founded, with Henry Mintzberg and three other malcontents, a new approach to management education, the International Masters in Practising Management. This takes place in six countries around the world, and has been the springboard for several subsequent innovations in helping practising mangers to improve the way they manage. At Exeter he led the growth of leadership studies towards a consistent research and publishing profile, significant contributions to undergraduate education, and headed Executive Education for several years. In 2009/10 he collaborated with Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud at WWF International to co-found the One Planet MBA, the first MBA designed explicitly to build on the implications of a fundamental but seldom-questioned assumption: that we have just one planet - and we’ve all got to get along on it!
Read more at http://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/about/people/profile/index.php?web_id=Jonathan_Gosling#AwVgSubru7V1ED1Q.99 

About the Venue

The retreat will be held at a peaceful country house on the Mornington Peninsula close to Cape Schanck and surrounded by a beautiful, expansive garden where your imagination can wander.

Accommodation will be available either in the house, at a nearby facility or you can even bring a tent and pitch on the lawn for a small cost. All meals are provided

Writing Retreat Fee: $950.00

Accommodation in house @$90.00 (limited to 5) or bring your own tent @$30.00

Additional Accommodation is available close by.

Register and Pay by Credit Card or by Bank Transfer

There are a maximum of TEN places available on a first come first serve basis, so hurry and book now!


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