Conference Date
4th & 5th September 2019
Location
Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney
Early Bird - Save $500
Book by 05/07/19

Overview

Please note that there are still seats available for the Public Sector Women in Leadership Masterclass on 2nd & 3rd July. Click here to see more information.

Leadership strategies for career success in the APS


The Australian Public Sector is in a state of constant transformation, which opens the door to exciting new opportunities for emerging women leaders to move into senior executive roles.

Navigating this complex environment however is difficult and leaders must possess an acute understanding of the challenges facing the sector. At the same time, they need it to be clear on who they are as a leader, the impact they have within their team and their influence in the wider organisation.

The Public Sector Women in Leadership two-day interactive masterclass  will provide you with the tools you need to build on your leadership skills and also give you the confidence and courage to put yourself forward for new opportunities.

Who Should Attend?

Senior & aspiring leaders & also champions of change from:
• Federal Departments and Agencies
• State Departments and Agencies
• Local Government

Attend to learn:

  • Learn how to communicate effectively as a public sector leader
  • Develop key strategies to build your personal & leadership skills
  • Understand the impact of gender, cultural, generational & representational differences

Key Speakers

Cheryl Alderman
Executive & Business Coach
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What People Are Saying

  • “Incredibly professional and organised, truly motivational and inspiring. Well worth the time, money and effort. If
    ever you get the chance to attend do it!”

    Toni-Lee Newbound
    Customer Services Officer, Department of Defence, 2018 Women in Leadership Conference attendee
  • “Great workshop! The information provided was useful and relevant to the workplace and I got to meet great people.
    I would highly recommend Criterion Conferences to friends and colleagues.”

    Caroline Yvon
    Accountant, ACT Government, 2018 Cheryl Alderman Women in Leadership Workshop attendee

Blog

  • Date: 24 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    Effective communication is key to becoming a successful leader in the APS. The key difference between a female and male leader is their communication style. Women leaders can be very apologetic and men are quite direct and firm according to Cheryl Alderman Executive & Business Coach, Be Ultimate. “Women leaders will often have a questioning …

  • Date: 17 Oct 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The Liberal Party has been facing a serious ‘woman problem’. The lack of women representation has dropped since 1996, with women making up just 22 percent of Liberals in federal parliament and for Labor, it is 45 percent. The lower representation of women in the Liberal Party is dragging down the International image of Australia. …

  • Date: 20 Sep 2018  By: Katherine Kingsle

    There are a variety of factors that prevent women from achieving gender parity in the workplace. Personal factors like family obligations affect many women, but for many more, it is the structural and organisational barriers that stand in their way. For women struggling to overcome professional, personal and structural challenges, here are 7 top tips …

  • Date: 18 Sep 2018  By: Ash Natesh

    The jury of 83 randomly selected people assembled recently to hear from experts and discuss various gender quotas that are fair and implementation tactics. This forms part of the Victorian Government’s consultation on its upcoming gender equality bill. The bill proposes new processes to plan and report on gender equality for all state government departments, …

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