Policy Professionals Leadership Workshop

An engaging learning platform to enhance your effectiveness as a policy-leader in the complex and dynamic Public Sector environment

  • June 27th - 28th, 2019
  • Hotel Kurrajong Canberra

OVERVIEW

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- Hone your skills and capabilities to become an effective leader
- Transition from a policy professional to a strategic implementer
- Concepts and frameworks for ‘wicked’ problems
- Recognise talent and grow your teams to their full potential

SPEAKERS

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.




Principal
Kinnford Consulting

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PRICE & DISCOUNTS

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2 Days

Prices start at

$2795*

More people? More savings!

3 - 4

Delegates

10%

Discount

5 - 7

Delegates

15%

Discount

8 +

Delegates

17%

Discount

THE SCHEDULE

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Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Policy Professionals Leadership Workshop

27 Jun - 28 Jun

Workshop

Introduction

- Identify and share your key policy challenges

- Share and explore your policy leadership experiences


Policy and its processes

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

- Manage ‘wicked’ problems and complexity

- What’s the role for policy tools (risk management, stakeholder mapping)?

- Evidence-based policy or policy-based evidence?


Frameworks for complex policy environments

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

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

- Situational awareness, systems thinking and sense making


Key approaches and models for leadership

- A “Cook’s tour” of leadership literature

- What’s the role of followership?

- Distributed and ‘leaderless’ leadership


Leadership approaches for complex environments

- Key tasks of adaptive leadership

- Ambiguity tolerance and skills for managing uncertainty

- Policy experimentation its risks and opportunities

  • Pamela Kinnear Principal Kinnford Consulting

Workshop

Lead and manage yourself

- Emotional competence: understanding yourself and others

- Working under pressure: resilience and self-management

- Maintain momentum and sustain effort despite criticism


Lead and manage others

- How to get the best out of your policy teams

- Create positive team dynamics and build collective intelligence

- Manage high performance: from compliance to conversations


Work collaboratively to achieve results

- Stakeholder engagement vs stakeholder management

- Boundary spanning and co-design

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


Become a trusted policy executive

- 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 Principal Kinnford Consulting

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Hotel Kurrajong Canberra

8 National Circuit, Barton, Canberra, ACT, 2600

026234 4444

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