Welcome to Freshwater Academy

Empowering Organisational Excellence

At Freshwater Academy, we specialize in equipping organizations with the tools and knowledge needed to navigate the complexities of today's business landscape. Our expert-led training programs are designed to foster a culture of focus, alignment, and achievement, enabling teams to unlock their full potential. Dive into our core training areas:

Leading Change with OKRs

Our foundation training for senior leaders and teams

  • Introduction to OKRs: Discover the foundational principles of OKRs and why they are essential for strategic goal setting in modern organizations.

  • The OKR Process: Learn the step-by-step process from setting impactful objectives to achieving measurable key results, and everything in between.

  • OKR Workshops: Participate in interactive workshops designed to provide hands-on experience in creating compelling OKRs tailored to your organisation's needs.

A complete learning environment

  • Skills for the Digital Leader

    OKRs, Wardley Mapping, 4DX, Continuous Discovery, Lean Agile, Visual Management, Team Topologies

  • Premium Training

    Real subject matter experts. Bite sized workshops. Flipped classrooms. Post training implementation support.

  • Engaging Learning Experience

    Remote-first or in-person delivery. Online learning resources. Flexible scheduling. Learning communities. Digital collaboration tools.

A complete curriculum

from strategy to leadership


Meet our instructors

Founder | Melbourne Australia

Ben Hogan

Ben is the founder of Freshwater Academy and an expert practitioner and trainer.

Ben teaches Product and Tech Strategy, OKRs, Wardley Mapping, Product Discovery, Lean, Agile and Kanban.

For more info connect with him on linked-in: www.linkedin.com/in/agileben/ and follow him on Twitter: @agileben

Business coach

Christine Lemmich

Christine is the founder of Empower Change, co-founder of Freshwater Academy. She gets entrepreneurs and small businesses feeling productive, focused and proud of their achievements through coaching, teaching and facilitation. You can follow her on Instagram @christinelemmich