Local Government Managers and Emerging Leaders Workshop

Develop and refine key leadership capability to excel in local government Tier 3 & 4 roles and beyond

  • January 30th - 31st, 2019
  • Cliftons Wellington

OVERVIEW

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- Leadership in a local government context
- Identifying and developing your capabilities as a local government leader
- Building productive relationships and leading proficient, capable teams
- Leveraging your emotional intelligence to advance as a leader

SPEAKERS

Jane Davis

Jane Davis

Chief Executive Officer
Carterton District Council

  • Mike Ryan
    Mike Ryan
    Director, Community Services
    Upper Hutt City Council

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PRICE & DISCOUNTS

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4 Days

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$2595*

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3 - 4

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10%

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5 - 7

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15%

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17%

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THE SCHEDULE

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Day One - 30th January 2019
Day Two - 31st January 2019
Local Government Managers and Emerging Leaders Workshop - 30 Jan - 08:30- 16:30

Workshop

Leadership in a local government context

- Tackle unique environmental factors, public scrutiny and the challenges of dealing with elected members

- Build public accountability in yourself and your team

- Explore bureaucracy as a barrier to innovation, breaking down silo mentality


Understanding your own leadership style

- Define your leadership style

- What are the capabilities, attributes and skills of an influential leader?

- Align your leadership strengths with the expectations of your organisation


Leadership lunch - An afternoon roundtable with senior local government leaders

- Real-world war stories, scaling the heights and surviving the hard yards

- The real challenges, obstacles and opportunities on the long road to success

- Practical and personal advice for career progression


Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

- 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 authenticity to become a better leader

  • Jane Davis

    Jane Davis Chief Executive Officer Carterton District Council

  • Mike Ryan

    Mike Ryan Director, Community Services Upper Hutt City Council

Workshop

Leading through change

- Distinguish types of change and their characteristics

- Lead a team through change

- How do effective leaders/managers promote performance in complex settings?


Developing influential communication skills

- Alter your style to suit different situations and people

- Ensure clear communication of organisational strategy and change

- Courageously deliver difficult or unpopular decisions and feedback


Strengthen your resilience and resolve

- Leadership under pressure - How to perform productively through tough times

- Bounce back from challenging situations and predicaments

- Effectively manage conflict and turn negativity into opportunity


Local government leaders think tank

- Wrap up reflection on key themes and creating you career action plan

- What will you do differently as a result of this program?

- How to stay on track when other priorities demand attention

- Tools and ideas to navigate obstacles and competing priorities

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Wellington

Level 28, The Majestic Centre 100 Willis Street, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

+64 4 901 9011

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