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Elevate & Energise: Unleashing High-Performance Teams with a Focus on Mental Health [Virtual]

Building high performing teams

Event Start: Wed 28 Feb 01:00 AM
Event Finish: Wed 28 Feb 01:30 AM


Registration End Date: Tue 27 Feb 10:00 AM

<p><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;"><span><span style="color: black;">In an era where the boundaries between work and personal life are increasingly blurred, ensuring the well-being of your team has never been more crucial.   Hybrid workplaces are now the new working environment and as a result the intersection of team management and mental health in a hybrid environment is vital for success.  This webinar will </span></span>explore practical strategies aimed at fostering a workplace culture where peak performance and mental wellness thrive in harmony.</span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">Join ACS as we present <strong>Australian CIO of the Year 2022<em>, </em>Sami Yalavac</strong>, who has led several high-performing teams as he shares his insights on team’s journeys, challenges, and successful strategies that he has implemented for maintaining mental resilience within high performing teams.  Sami will explore the psychological factors that contribute to sustained high performance and share strategies to create a positive team culture, boosting morale to foster a sense of belonging among remote team members as we embrace hybrid workplaces.  Sami will discuss the fundamental principles of effective communication, trust-building, and goal alignment in a virtual setting.</span></span></span><br><br><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">This webinar will cover the following:</span></span></span></p> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">How to craft a strategic roadmap that aligns high performance with mental health to ensure sustained success.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">How to nurture a culture of peak performance by cultivating an environment that not only supports high performance but also promotes the mental wellness of team members.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">Gain profound insights into the interconnectedness of high performance and mental well-being</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">Explore practical techniques for team leaders to foster a culture of empathy, understanding, and support within their teams.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">Acquire leadership skills that prioritize mental health, fostering a work environment that promotes both individual and team well-being.</span></span></span></li><li><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;">Provide you with tools and practices for building resilience, managing stress, and promoting a positive work-life balance.</span></span></span></li></ul> <p><br><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;"><strong>Date:</strong> 28 February 2024</span></span></span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;"><strong>Time:</strong> 12.00-12.30pm AEDT</span></span></span><br><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><span><span style="font-family: Aptos,sans-serif;"><strong>Location:</strong> Virtual (webinar link will be sent 2hrs prior to the event)<br><strong><em>*If you are non-ACS member, Please complete a complimentary log-in after clicking &quot;Register&quot;</em></strong></span></span></span></p>

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Sami Yalavac

Sami Yalavac

Sami is a technology executive and managing director with over 35 years’ experience at a variety of industries spanning multiple continents as a CIO, MD and a consultant. Sami’s qualifications include a Bachelor of Computer Engineering, an MBA, a master’s degree on Quality Management and also held GAICD Company Directors Certificate and sits a couple of boards and board committees. He is also a certified life/professional coach helping many CIOs, IT Executives and also many other professionals from different business domains.

Before his consultancy services, he was with Bupa for 17 years and part of Bupa APAC’s executive team, 7 years as APAC CIO, managed all the Technology operations and transformation programmes across Asia Pacific and responsible for delivering high-quality, reliable and performance-enhancing technology services across Bupa.

Sami also served Bupa as interim managing director for Bupa’s Health Services managing Bupa’s health businesses in 2022. In this role, Sami overseed Bupa’s health services portfolio consist of 5 businesses with overall $1billion revenue and 5000+ medical employees. These include the dental, optical & hearing businesses, department of Home Affairs medical visa services, Department of Veterans’ Affairs advisory services, Australian Defence Forces health services, as well as digital health care service Blua.

During his time at Bupa, he has led the transformation of technology department, delivered significant number of transformation programs. Sami is also siting on the HBF Health Insurance and Healthcare’s main board, Strategic Advisory board of Optus, Cyber Security Advisory Board of Deakin University, Digital board sub-committee of Yourtown/Kids Helpline, board member of large school group and various community working groups, not-for-profit organisations to contribute the society. He was named as #1, Australian CIO of the 2022 by CIO50and also rankings from #3 to #15 since CIO50’s establishment. Sami is also consulting and advising some businesses and their boards on their transformation programs as well as coaching CIO/IT Executives and their teams

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