About the workshop

Ongoing transformations within the South Australian Government has created a greater need for cross-agency collaboration. As such, aspiring and emerging leaders are now required to undertake work of a more complex nature, operating in a collaborative and strategic manner to meet whole of government objectives for effective engagement with senior leadership.

This hands on workshop will provide you with an opportunity to enhance core skills and explore the emerging leadership capabilities required for effective leadership within the SA Government. You will delve into the practical strategies relating to leading productive teams, improve decision-making and develop key skills for stakeholder engagement.

SA Government Emerging Leaders Workshop

- Explore common leadership challenges 

- 5 simple rules for leadership success 

- Identify the right mindset - what stays and what goes


Practical exercise - The core leadership capabilities self-assessment 

- Capabilities and attributes of an effective leader 

- Identify your core values and goals 

- Establish the importance of balancing capabilities over your career 


Learning leadership capabilities 

- Why continuous learning is necessary in a VUCA world 

- How to become learning-agile   

- Leverage your leadership skills to better motivate and engage your team


The importance of self-awareness

- Understand the link between self-awareness and leadership success

- Explore your EQ and its impact on the way you are perceived as a leader 

- Embrace qualities of empathy to become a compelling and inspiring leader


- Knowing and sharing your vision 

- Cultivate assertiveness and know when to say no 

- Sharpen your leadership posture 


Manage work through others - the importance of delegation in team development 

- Identify and monitor changes that impact your work environment

- How to set achievable, manageable and measurable goals

- Drive team capacity through coaching and performance feedback

How to deal with complex issues - making the ‘right’ decision

- Handling difficult conversations - ‘red flags’ to avoid 

- Empower collaborative decision making in your team

- Construct a strategy to master tough conversations  


Stakeholder engagement

- Identify and gain access to influencers 

- Learn to trust your initiative and judgement

- Maintain strong internal and external networks


Practical Exercise - Review self-assessment and key learning points

- Identify the next steps to your leadership development

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