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QLD PUBLIC SECTOR AO 7-8 HIGH PERFORMANCE & LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

18th - 19th, March 2021
Virtual / Streaming

Develop & refine core skills & key leadership capability to achieve success & excel in AO 7-8 level roles & beyond

Overview

- Enhance your Emotional Intelligence (EQ) to advance as an AO 7-8 leader
- Influentially engage stakeholders on complex & sensitive issues
- Leverage adaptable leadership to prosper in times of change
- Career planning & pathways in QLD Public Sector roles

Speakers

Dr Karen Whittingham

Karen is one of Australia’s leading executive management development specialists who has worked with thousands of executives to transition them into senior leadership roles quickly and effectively. She is an Organisational Psychologist passionate about people’s success and facilitating their careers to rise. She teaches Organisational psychology at UNSW and works with ASX listed companies and large public sector organisations to drive engagement, inclusion and performance.

Director
Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

Agenda

Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
QLD Public Sector AO 7-8 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

18 Mar - 19 Mar

Workshop

Self-awareness and authentic leadership

- Understand your strengths and values as an AO 7-8 leader

- Key tasks of adaptive leadership

- Define your personal leadership brand

- Align your leadership strengths with the expectations of your organisation

 

Advanced Emotional Intelligence (EQ)  

- Utilise EQ to motivate and influence your team and stakeholders

- Harness EQ to focus attention

- Utilise heightened EQ to make effective strategic decisions

- Adapt your leadership style to effectively manage different personalities

 

Build resilience under pressure

- Acting vs reacting upon unexpected developments

- Anticipate and manage risk effectively

- Make crucial judgements under pressure

- Utilise feedback to improve service delivery and organisational capability

 

Successful change and strategic direction

- The shift from micro to macro leadership

- Adopt a planned and comprehensive approach to implement organisational change

- Develop and influence key strategic directions

- Collaborate and develop joint solutions with external stakeholders



  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

Workshop

Key stakeholder relationship management and communication 

- Engage and manage stakeholder expectations during change

- Authoritatively represent and influence on behalf of your agency

- Collaborate and develop joint solutions with external stakeholders

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

 

Build team capability and accountability

- Cultivate your team to take ownership of their success

- Build reliability and accountability in your team

- Successfully align your teams with broader agency strategy and goals

- Develop your team’s resilience to stress and change

 

Manage team dynamics in complex environments

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

- Override emotional responses to stressful situations

- Authoritatively represent and influence on behalf of your agency

- Ambiguity tolerance and skills for managing uncertainty

 

Core approaches for AO 7-8 leaders to advance as an executive leader

- Create an action plan for your career

- Understand the leadership pipeline

- Prepare yourself for executive responsibilities

- Manage transition and identify future leadership priorities

  • Dr Karen Whittingham Director Impact Psychology Pty Ltd

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Virtual / Streaming

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