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Local Government Leadership Level 2: Critical Skills for Experienced Leaders


20th - 21st, August 2024 / Online
SAVE UP TO $300
Discount ends in 13 days

Overview


Achieve excellence with high-performance leadership strategies

• Understand the shift from micro to macro leadership
• Learn early identification and problem-solving techniques
• Enhance leadership impact through self-awareness
• Develop skills to build team, division and agency collaboration

Speakers


Michelle Swallow

Michelle is a highly experienced director, facilitator, coach and change manager, and is currently Director of Leadership and Change Consultants Pty Ltd. She has built her consulting work on her ability to work with a diverse group of people, concepts, communities and organisations. Michelle’s background is in leadership, governance, advocacy and policy across health, VET, housing, community and capacity building in the community, government and private sectors. She is influenced by a strong commitment to working with businesses and individuals to realise their potential and to make a difference.

Director
Leadership & Change Consultants

Agenda


Workshop

Deep dive into your personal leadership values 

- Understand your strengths and values as a leader in local government

- Unpack common senior leadership challenges 

- Define your personal leadership brand

 

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in the workplace

- Optimise personal strengths to enhance emotional competence 

- Utilise heightened EQ in leading high performance teams

- Adapt your leadership style to effectively lead and manage different personalities in both community and government settings


Leading a high-performance culture 

- Making sense of complexity in governance processes and community dynamics

- Understand the drivers of team culture

- Identify opportunities to shift organisational culture in your team/branch/workplace

 

Communicate with clarity - become an ambassador for leading change 

- Establish the importance of sharing your vision for future culture change 

- Understand your personal communications preferences and tailor them for effective community engagement

- Ambiguity tolerance and skills for managing uncertainty

  • Michelle Swallow Director Leadership & Change Consultants

Workshop

Adaptive leadership approaches to strategic challenges in local government

- Shift from micro to macro leadership

- Leading change in uncertainty and complexity

- Develop personal strategies for breaking through current leadership challenges

 

Complex stakeholder management and engagement

- Identify current stakeholder challenges

- Collaborate with peers to develop strategies for internal and external stakeholders

- Recognise links between interconnected issues, identify problems and work ways to resolve them

 

Manage team dynamics in complex environments

- Role of conflict in achieving high performance 

- Engage and manage sensitive issues under pressure 

- Co-create high performance - Establish a culture of peak performance


Create a personal action plan for future success 

- Plan actions that will lead to success in addressing community needs and governance challenges

- Identify future leadership priorities

- Commit to personal accountability to your actions

  • Michelle Swallow Director Leadership & Change Consultants

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