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5th - 6th, October 2021
Virtual / Streaming

Refine core skills to excel in VPS 5-6 level roles and beyond


- Identify and develop your capabilities as a confident and successful VPS leader
- Build productive relationships and lead proficient teams
- Drive strategic change and management to meet agency goals
- Career planning and pathways in VPS roles


Liz Tilley

Liz Tilley is an experienced leadership coach, conflict management coach, facilitator and speaker. She helps leaders to move away from seeing leadership as a cognitive process and into embodying leadership in every cell of their being. Liz is a specialist in non-verbal communication and how we can use this skill to influence. She brings to her work over 25 years' experience as a communications professional in federal and state government, the not-for-profit sector, and the corporate sector.

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Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
VPS 5-6 High Performance & Leadership Workshop

05 Oct - 06 Oct


Personal leadership values

- Capabilities, attributes and skills of an effective VPS 5-6 leader

- Identify your core values, goals and vision as a leader

- The shift from micro to macro leadership

- Shape your leadership brand

Advanced Emotional Intelligence (EI)

- Evaluate your EI level and identify opportunities for growth and leadership development

- Understand your EI and its impact on the way you are perceived as a leader

- Adapt leadership style to effectively manage different personalities

Manage and lead productive teams

- Maintain team cohesion and building productive relationships

- Understand the differences between technical management and people leadership

- Leverage your leadership skills to motivate your team

- Build team capacity through coaching and performance feedback

Influencing and communication skills

- Build your toolkit of skills to effectively negotiate, influence and impact

- Understand different communication styles and how to work with them

- Deepen your awareness of your own communication style 

- Develop agility and flexibility to adapt your communication style for different contexts

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Successful change and strategic management

- Set achievable, manageable and measurable goals

- Effectively resolve address complex issues through negotiation and consultation

- Support and influence stakeholders through change

- Leadership styles that drive effective transformation and change


Thrive in times of change

- Effectively managing change and uncertainty in the workplace

- Identify and monitoring changes that impact your work environment

- Support your team, organisation and stakeholders through change

- Implement policies and procedures that reflect and embrace change


Stakeholder engagement and management

- Manage stakeholder relationships to achieve agency goals

- Identify and meet stakeholder needs and expectations

- Develop effective relationships with stakeholders

- Maintain strong internal and external networks


Core approaches for VPS leaders to advance your confidence and capabilities

- Be an authentic leader and communicator

- Trust your initiative and judgment

- Embrace resilience and flexibility as key leadership skills

- Plan and commit to actions that will lead to success

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Online Delivery

Virtual / Streaming

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