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CRITICAL SKILLS FOR HIGHLY CAPABLE, FUTURE-READY APS LEADERS

21st - 22nd, October 2021
Virtual / Streaming

Equip yourself for the changing role of leadership in the Australian Public Service

Overview

- Mental mechanisms for success
- Influential and impactful communication
- Navigating challenging conversations and situations
- Remaining resilient and leading through adversity
- Strategic decision-making and priority setting
- Building a team culture that breeds high performance

Speakers

Michael Collins

Michael Collins is one of the region’s leading talent, leadership and change experts with over 25 years of experience in roles spanning Australia, New Zealand and Asia. He is a trusted adviser, thought leader and seasoned practitioner in the field of leadership assessment and development, in particular he specialises in identifying and discovering high potential leaders, differentiating leadership talent, neuropsychology and organisational change. 

High Potential Officer
Hipotential

  • Elizabeth Carroll

    Chief Legal Counsel

    IP Australia
  • Jason Borton

    Executive Branch Manager

    ACT Education Directorate
  • Alex Allars

    Executive Branch Manager, People & Performance

    ACT Government
  • Mark Bazzacco

    Chief of Staff & Director, Strategy

    CSIRO
  • Jennifer Moltisanti

    Assistant Commissioner, Not for Profit

    Australian Taxation Office
  • Rachel Lloyd

    Assistant Secretary, Data Modelling and Finance

    Department of Education, Skills and Employment
  • Anne Moffat

    Chief Operations Officer

    Department of Transport & Main Roads QLD

Agenda

Day One: Critical Skills and the Neuroscience of Leadership
Day One Panel: Employee Engagement - Vision, Mission and Values
Day One: Influencing and managing your colleagues and senior leaders
Day Two: Authentic Leadership in Action
Day Two Panel: Reimagining Government and the Role of the Public Service
Day Two: Strategic Decision-Making and Building your Action Plan
Critical Skills for Highly Capable, Future-Ready APS Leaders

21 Oct - 22 Oct

Workshop

Critical Skill for Highly Capable APS Leaders

- Leading in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment (VUCA)

- The changing role of leadership in the APS

- The six key skills to thrive as an APS leader

- Representing your agency, and the government, with confidence and authority


The Neuroscience of Leadership

- Understanding emotions and behaviour in a VUCA environment

- Implications for leadership selection, development and change management 

- Understanding and managing emotions in oneself and others

- Navigating workplace politics and tackling difficult conversations and situations

  • Michael Collins High Potential Officer Hipotential

Workshop Panel

- Connect individual vision with agency, and create a positive, high-performing workplace culture

- Create purpose for every employee and align this with agency vision 

- Model behaviour and engage employees in the process

- Drive a workplace culture that supports service delivery and accountability

  • Alex Allars Executive Branch Manager, People & Performance ACT Government

  • Mark Bazzacco Chief of Staff & Director, Strategy CSIRO

  • Rachel Lloyd Assistant Secretary, Data Modelling and Finance Department of Education, Skills and Employment

  • Anne Moffat Chief Operations Officer Department of Transport & Main Roads QLD

Workshop

Influencing and managing your colleagues and senior leaders

- Understanding the different role requirements at executive leadership levels

- Influencing without authority

- Dealing with difficult people

- Conflict handling strategies

  • Michael Collins High Potential Officer Hipotential

Workshop

Authentic Leadership in Action

- Develop strategies for governing and leading through adversity

- Build mental mechanisms for personal and professional success

- Understanding how you react to pressure

- How to manage competing priorities

  • Michael Collins High Potential Officer Hipotential

Workshop Panel

- Work in more innovative ways to better face the complex challenges in the APS

- Embrace your vision for the future and instil this in your organisation

- Move towards community collaboration and sharing

- Leverage experimentation and learning to achieve progression

  • Elizabeth Carroll Chief Legal Counsel IP Australia

  • Jason Borton Executive Branch Manager ACT Education Directorate

  • Jennifer Moltisanti Assistant Commissioner, Not for Profit Australian Taxation Office

Workshop

Strategic Decision-Making

- Five perspectives of strategic leadership

- A framework for decision-making in a VUCA environment

- Understand, recognise and manage conflicting stakeholder priorities and departmental politics

- Strategic priority setting

 

An Action Plan for Enhancing Team Effectiveness

- Key strategic priorities (30, 60, 90 days)

- Draft implementation actions or initiatives

- Potential obstacles and sources of support 

- Create a leadership action plan to address your personal and strategic challenges

  • Michael Collins High Potential Officer Hipotential

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