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QLD Public Sector AO 7-8 Strategic Thinking & Advanced Problem Solving


20th - 21st, August 2024 / Brisbane, AU
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Overview


Master strategic thinking, empower teams, and conquer complex challenges

• 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


Michael Collins

One of the region’s leading talent, leadership and change experts with over 25 years experience in roles spanning Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Serving in executive roles within the Australian Defence Force and Coca-Cola Amatil. Michael is a trusted adviser, thought leader and seasoned practitioner in the field of leadership assessment and development, armed with academic credentials including an MBA and a PhD in neurocognitive leadership, he blends practical experience with scholarly insight in his role as a trusted adviser and thought leader.

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Agenda


Workshop

Strategic thinking and problem solving in the QPS

- How the current context is shaping the QPS

- 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

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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

  • Michael Collins High Potential Officer Hipotential

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Cliftons Brisbane

Level 24, 288 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000, Australia

07 3231 0999

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