Application Information

Enrollment will be limited to no more than 20 participants.


30 November - 4 December, 2017 - Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand  (Need to arrive in Auckland November 29th in order to arrive at Mana for the start on November 30th) - Note: 5 days

12 - 15 March, 2018 - Mana Retreat Centre, Coromandel, New Zealand (Need to arrive in Auckland March 11th in order to arrive at Mana for the start on March 12th)

07 - 10 June, 2018 -  Tara Retreat Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

13 - 16  September, 2018 -  St. Joseph's Baulkham Hill, Sydney, Australia

All sessions begin at 9:30 am on the first day and end on 12:30 pm the last day. Retreat programs are intensive, with required evening activities. Please plan on being at the retreat center and free to participate for the entire retreat.

Time commitment apart from the retreats: Please allow for up to 4 hours per week for program related time (reading and contributing to the online space).
Program Fees

GTC Leadership Intensive:

    The cost will be AUD $9500 per person for people living in Australia and other countries.
        GST will be added for AU residents to AU portion of the program which is 50% of the tuition.
    The cost will be NZD $9500 per person for people living in New Zealand.
    Payment plans available. See application for details.
        Option 1: Pay 100% of the balance before the first retreat.
        Option 2: Pay 50% of the balance before the first retreat. The remainder of your tuition will be due in 4 equal bi-monthly payments.
        Option 3: Pay 20% of the balance before the first retreat. The remainder of your tuition will be invoiced in 8 equal monthly payments.
    This includes accommodation and meals. Travel to and from the venues is additional.
    We might be able to assist with payment plans or limited scholarships.
    Consider having your organization sponsor your participation.  We can work with your organization to fulfill any review and approval requirements. Start by downloading the business-friendly executive summary.

Early Registration Discounts - Save $500

    Register for the individual rate by 29 September, 2017 to receive $500 off your tuition.

You must complete the program to receive your discount. Just submit your application and deposit by the due date and we will deduct the discount from your last tuition payment. Early registration discount may not be combined with other discounts.

NEW in 2017! One of two $2500 scholarships remain. If you are interested in applying, please send us an email ( with who you are, why you want to take GTC and how your participation will impact your work within your communities.
Curious? Want to Learn More?

GTC Information Sessions - We invite you to find out more about our premier training program by listening to recordings of GTC Info Sessions held on Aug. 29th and Sept. 7th. Free access and no sign-up required.  
Access Info Session Recordings here

Apply Now!

Send us an email or call to let us know of your interest and questions then download the application for more information on eligibility for tuition rates, payment terms for both tuition and room-and-board, and the application process.

For information contact:

If you have any questions please contact

Tamara +64-27-601-8399 or

John +61-419-843-488

Start your application to GTC today and we will reserve your space in the next cohort. Here's what to expect during the application process:

  1. Reserve your place by clicking on the button below you will start your registration process. You will be asked to provide your contact information and non-refundable $75 registration fee that will hold your place in the cohort at the lowest available rate. (10 minutes)
  2. Complete your application. In order to keep your tuition at the currently available rate, you will need to complete your application within two weeks. After you reserve your place, you will have the opportunity to review and accept application details and agreements, then download and complete your personal statement of intent in order to complete your application. (1 - 2 hours.)
  3. Have your application interview. After receiving your application, a member of faculty will contact you to schedule a collaborative application interview. This is to answer your questions, for faculty to get to know you and to determine if the fit is mutually beneficial. (1 hour.)
  4. Finalize your registration. Upon acceptance of your application: A $425 deposit (non-refundable non-transferable) is required within 1 week of acceptance to keep the tuition rate. At this time you will also choose and set up your payment plan. After that you will receive a welcome email, an invitation to take the STAGES Assessment, and pre-program materials.

Please email if you have any questions about the registration process.