APS 3-4 Essential Skills Workshop

Develop and refine essential skills required to achieve success in APS 3-4 level roles and position yourself as a future leader

  • March 19th - 20th, 2019
  • Cliftons Canberra

OVERVIEW

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- Skills and capabilities of a confident and successful Public Sector professional
- Flexible thinking practices for effective decision making
- Career planning and pathways in APS roles
- Effective change management principles and practices
- Increase cohesion, engagement and motivation for productive teams
- Strategies for resilience in challenging situations
- Leverage your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to advance as a coach and supervisor
- Expand your influence through strong stakeholder relationships

SPEAKERS

Mark Butz

Mark Butz

Mark has diverse work experience, which includes 26 years in senior positions in government agencies and an overlapping 30 years in community sector governance roles. Mark has been a consultant, facilitator, trainer and coach since 2002, working across all States and Territories of Australia, and overseas, including New Zealand, India and Nauru. His work draws on principles learned as a practitioner of tai chi and mindfulness, and from deep and enduring interest in ecology, social history and mythology. 

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Futures by Design

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THE SCHEDULE

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Day One - 19th March 2019
Day Two - 20th March 2019
APS 3-4 Essential Skills Workshop - 19 Mar - 08:30- 16:30

Workshop

Establish your personal and professional values

- Assess the skills, capabilities and attributes of an effective leader

- Establish your core values at the heart of your professional band

- Learn to demonstrate your value to the organisation

- Become a reflective practitioner and lifelong learner


Coaching, supervising and managing relationships - The importance of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

- Understand the impact of EQ on your performance 

- Use authenticity, acceptance and empathy to build trust

- Create and sustain relationships at all levels in the organisation

- Identify opportunities to develop your EQ and the EQ of others


Increase accountability and positively influence others

- Enhance team cohesion, engagement and motivation

- Make a business case - Provide sound advice and recommendations 

- Study conflict resolution techniques and models 

- Build team capacity through performance feedback and coaching


Harness the ability to problem solve and make effective decisions 

- Use flexible thinking styles to find solutions

- Re-frame your thinking to solve problems 

- Trust your experience to develop robust decision-making processes

- Balance independent and group decision-making efforts

  • Mark Butz

    Mark Butz Principal Futures by Design

Workshop

Understand change management principles

- Develop new styles for managing transformation and change 

- Improve situational awareness and solution finding

- Support stakeholders and teams through changes 

- Learn to set measurable goals and communicate expectations clearly


Improve stakeholder management for career success

- Expand influence and better understand stakeholder interests and needs 

- Resolve complex enquiries and competing viewpoints

- Strengthen your negotiation skills

- Form and maintain stronger stakeholder relationships


Develop resilience in times of uncertainty  

- Support others through challenging times 

- Grow strong internal and external networks for advice 

- Develop strength through diversity of thought

- Invest in self-care - Maintain your emotional and physical wellbeing


Key approaches to grow trust, credibility and build confidence in your abilities

- Trust models - Learn to generate trust, the quick and slow method

- Be courageous - Trust yourself to perform 

- Embrace flexibility on the road to success

- Commit to a conscious development path 

  • Mark Butz

    Mark Butz Principal Futures by Design

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Canberra

Level 2, 10 Moore Street, Canberra, ACT, 2601, Australia

02 6122 0999

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