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EL1 & EL2 Strategic Thinking & Advanced Problem Solving Workshop


17th - 18th, October 2024 / Canberra, AU
SAVE UP TO $500
Discount ends in 18 days

Overview


Develop strategic thinking and advanced problem solving abilities required of EL banded officers

• Apply practical outcome-driven models for strategic decision-making
• Explore a systematic approach for problem analysis and strategy formulation
• Understand your role as an executive leader in empowering others to address challenges
• Overcome common roadblocks to resolve complex problems

Speakers


Sally Dooley

Sally is an engaging and experienced facilitator, speaker and executive coach. Over twenty years, Sally has worked with thousands of leaders and individuals in a wide range of leadership, team and personal development areas. She is passionate about excellent leadership and helping to shape cultures that facilitate high performance and high wellbeing for sustainable growth. Sally has a Masters in Training and Development, is an international best selling author and TEDx speaker and speaker coach.

Leadership Coach, Facilitator & Speaker
Sally Dooley Leadership

Agenda


Workshop

Strategic thinking and problem solving in the APS

- How the current context is shaping the APS

- The role of strategic thinking in executive leadership

- Responding to emerging challenges


Enhancing your decision-making

- Cognitive principles, and tools essential for effectiveness

- Addressing common limitations and challenges

- Utilise models, tools and tactics to enhance overall capabilities


Advanced problem solving for executive leaders

- How to objectively collect and evaluate evidence

- Exploring reason-based approaches to tackle complex solving

- Applying rational and creative problem solving tools and techniques

 

Leading and influencing others on key issues

- Effectively engaging stakeholders to understand the problem and identifying potential solutions

- Integrating multi-stakeholder perspectives and facilitating shared understanding

- Resolving conflict and disagreement in group problem solving

  • Sally Dooley Leadership Coach, Facilitator & Speaker Sally Dooley Leadership

Workshop

Definition: Understanding the problem

- Reaching agreement on the problem: Defining key variables, known causes, structure, scope, stakeholder impact, interdependencies and constraints 

- Evaluating impacts and consequences

- Developing solution criteria and the approach to resolution

 

Analysis: Identifying and evaluating possible solutions

- Generating and evaluate solutions based on feasibility, impact and risk

- Taking stock of required skills, knowledge and resources to resolve the problem or realise the opportunity

- Leadership, management, planning and team deployment considerations 

 

Implementation: From strategy to results

- Testing solutions through prototypes, pilots, simulations

- Adopting a systematic approach to solution implementation

- Building engagement and embedding change 


Overcome roadblocks to strategic excellence

- Addressing cognitive biases, ideological paradigms, and group-based challenges

- Navigate the challenging nature of ‘wicked problems’ 

- Cultivating and maintaining your new found skills

  • Sally Dooley Leadership Coach, Facilitator & Speaker Sally Dooley Leadership

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Venue


Cliftons Canberra

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

02 6122 0999

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