APS 5-6 Policy Professionals High Performance & Leadership Workshop

Develop core skills and capabilities to enhance your effectiveness as a policy leader in APS 5-6 level policy roles and beyond

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

OVERVIEW

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- Expectations and values of APS 5-6 policy professionals
- Emotional competence to build resilience and self-management
- Lead and manage teams for peak performance
- Technical policy tools and skills for collaborative policy-making

SPEAKERS

Pamela Kinnear

Pamela Kinnear

Pamela, a Partner at Kinnford Consulting since mid-2015, has a strong record at senior levels across government, non-government and research/advocacy organisations. She brings with her practical experience of leading teams on major projects; re-organising and aligning organisational structures and systems; policy development and analysis; and public communication through the media, conferences, parliamentary committees and other forums.




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Kinnford Consulting

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THE SCHEDULE

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Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
APS 5-6 Policy Professionals High Performance & Leadership Workshop - 19 Mar - 08:00- 16:30

Workshop

Policy fundamentals: understanding policy processes and context

- Policy models and debates: the policy cycle and its critics

- Policy making for complexity: concepts and frameworks for ‘wicked’ problems

- Public sector policy-making: leverage and limits


Leadership fundamentals: policy leadership at all levels

- Leadership models and debates: positional vs non-positional leadership 

- Expectations and values of APS 5-6 policy professionals (ILS and Work Level Standards)

- Opportunities and responsibilities for leadership at the APS 5-6 level and beyond


Leadership in complex environments

- Understand and adapt to VUCA environments (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous)

- Explore distinctions between the simple, the complicated and the complex

- Adopting a system thinking approach


Bringing it together: building your approach to policy leadership 

- Distinguishing technical and adaptive challenges 

- Technical policy tools: risk management, planning and stakeholder mapping

- Adaptive skills: Systems thinking, sense-making and dialogic communication

  • Pamela Kinnear

    Pamela Kinnear Principal Kinnford Consulting

Workshop

Leading and managing yourself

- Emotional competence: understanding yourself and others

- Working under pressure: resilience and self-management

- Conflict and courage


Leading and managing others for peak performance

- How to get the best out of individuals and teams

- Creating positive team dynamics and building collective intelligence

- Managing for high performance: from compliance to conversations


Working collaboratively to achieve results

- Stakeholder management and engagement

- Skills for collaborative policy-making: perspective-taking, diversity, trust-enhancing communication

- Boundary spanning, co-design and building a social licence


Next steps for APS 5-6 Policy Leaders

- Reflect and respond to key lessons of the program

- Plan and commit to actions that will lead to success

- Plan your ‘take-back’ to the office

  • Pamela Kinnear

    Pamela Kinnear Principal Kinnford Consulting

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Perth

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

08 9480 0999

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