APS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

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

  • June 4th - 5th, 2019
  • Cliftons Canberra


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- Identify and develop your capabilities as a confident and successful Public Sector leader
- Build productive relationships and lead proficient, capable teams
- Leverage your emotional intelligence to advance as a leader
- Practical, autonomous and effective decision-making processes


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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APS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Workshop - 4 Jun


Personal leadership values

-   The capabilities, attributes and skills of an effective leader

-   Identify your core values and goals as a leader

-   Advocate your value as a leader 

-   Shape your leadership brand


Lead and manage productive teams

-   Maintain team cohesion and build productive relationships 

-   Understand the differences between technical management and people leadership

-   Leverage your leadership skills to better motivate and engage your team

-   Build team capacity through coaching and performance feedback


Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

-   Evaluate your EQ level and identify opportunities for further growth and leadership development

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

-   Leverage your EQ in the workplace

-  Embrace qualities of empathy and understand to become a better leader 


Effective and practical decision making

-   Make autonomous and independent decisions 

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

-   Deal with complex issues - Making the ‘right’ decision

  • 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 Presenter & Coach Garry Mills Peak Performance


Cliftons Canberra

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

02 6122 0999

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