Leadership and Teamwork Development

Leadership and Teamwork Development

Programs and Workshops



“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” Aldous Huxley



“Journeys for the Journey within – actual, emotional and intellectual”



“A game is won above the shoulders” Paul Roos



"I can honestly say that this was the best course that I have ever done"



"With the best leaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished the people will say; "We have done this ourselves" Lao Tzu



SAFAR offers a suite of programs and workshops that focus on enhancing individual and organisational leadership and teamworking capability. Through expository facilitation and experiential learning SAFAR shapes personal development and client proficiency and productivity. 

SAFAR is a specialist international management consultancy.


Our purpose is to develop the leadership and teamworking capability of clients through expository facilitation, coaching and innovative experiential learning and venture travel. Rick Dobbie, the Founder and Principal at SAFAR, has over 30 years’ experience in personal development and leadership training as an instructor, mentor and coach.


Founded at the beginning of 2011 SAFAR has already gained an impressive and growing list of client organisations worldwide.


SAFAR programs and workshops focus on:


  • Leader and Leadership Development,

  • Teamwork and Teambuilding

  • Planning and Decision Making Process

  • Governance and Sustainability,

  • Organisational Culture and Structure, and

  • Project Leadership and Management,




SAFAR programs range from standalone three day workshops to eighteen month programs consisting of multiple modules with coursework specific to client. All our programs and workshops feature activities and exercises designed to communicate and practice core concepts and model tools.


“… exceptional programs,
creative and challenging that achieve outstanding results”

Our programs include a number of experiential activities and exercises designed to enable participants to embrace and apply the lessons learnt. Each individual participant has the opportunity to lead at least one activity. Several inspiring case studies are also included to illustrate concepts and to further enhance understanding to enable ongoing application of the models and working tools integral to each program.



SAFAR works with several exceptional partners to bring enhanced services to our clients. These include performance improvement, process and systems optimisation, individual capability profiling and development and challenging experiential venture travel.


Rick Dobbie is one of the best in this business and I strongly recommend him to any potential client.

Alan Azzopardi, HR Manager

SAFAR travels to and conducts programs in a number of remote and very special places. Promoting awareness and committing to the preservation of the environment and wildlife conservation are cornerstones of SAFAR policy. 

“… crucial to our ongoing leadership development program success”