APS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

Develop core leadership capabilities to achieve success and excel in APS 5-6 level roles and beyond

  • January 29th - 30th, 2019
  • Cliftons Perth


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- Identifying and developing your capabilities as a confident and successful Public Sector leader 
- Building productive relationships and leading proficient, capable teams 
- Leveraging your emotional intelligence to advance as a leader 
- Practical, autonomous and effective decision-making processes 


Garry Mills

Garry Mills

Garry has more than 20 years ' experience and skills in training, security, law enforcement and the Australian Public Service (APS). Garry has held several management roles, including at the APS Executive Level. Garry’s negotiation, teamwork and leadership skills are proven in various challenging roles. He has the intimate knowledge and experience to demonstrate core leadership values including resilience, empathy, self-awareness and humility. Seeking treatment and managing his depression has helped empower him to become an Ironman triathlete, create his own company, embrace humanity & represent Australia as an athlete in an international reality TV competition.

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Day One - 29th January 2019
Day Two - 30th January 2019
APS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Workshop - 29 Jan - 08:30- 16:30


Personal leadership values

-   The capabilities, attributes and skills of an effective leader

-   Identifying your core values and goals as a leader

-   Advocating your value as a leader 

-   Shaping your leadership brand

Leading and managing productive teams

-   Maintaining team cohesion and building productive relationships 

-   Understanding the differences between technical management and people leadership

-   Leveraging your own leadership skills to better motivate and engage your team

-   Building team capacity through coaching and performance feedback

Emotional intelligence

-   Evaluating your EQ level and identifying opportunities for further growth and leadership development

-   Understanding your EQ and its impact on the way you are perceived as a leader 

-   Leveraging your emotional intelligence in the workplace

-  Embracing qualities of empathy and understanding to become a better leader 

Effective and practical decision-making

-   Making autonomous and independent decisions 

-   Drawing on your experience, knowledge and judgement to make better decisions

-   Dealing with complex issues - making the ‘right’ decision 

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    Garry Mills Presenter & Coach Garry Mills Peak Performance


Successful change and strategic management

-   Setting achievable, manageable and measurable goals 

-   Problem identification and problem solving strategies 

-   Supporting and influencing stakeholders through change 

-  Leadership styles that drive effective transformation and change 

Developing resilience to thrive in times of change

-   Effectively managing change and uncertainty in the workplace

-   Identifying and monitoring changes that impact your work environment

-   Supporting your team, organisation and stakeholders through change

-   Implementing policies and procedures that reflect and embrace change

Stakeholder engagement and management

-   Managing stakeholder relationships to achieve agency goals

-   Identifying and meeting stakeholder needs and expectations

-   Developing effective relationships with stakeholders

-   Maintaining strong internal and external networks

Key approaches for APS leaders to develop confidence in their capabilities

-   Being an authentic leader and communicator

-   Trusting your initiative and judgement

-   Planning and committing to actions that will lead to success

-   Embracing resilience and flexibility as key leadership skills

  • Garry Mills

    Garry Mills Presenter & Coach Garry Mills Peak Performance


Cliftons Perth

Parmelia House 191 St Georges Tce, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia

08 9480 0999

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