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
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!”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.”Accountant, ACT Government, 2018 Cheryl Alderman Women in Leadership Workshop attendee
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Endorsers & Media Partners
The Dream Collective
The drive behind everything that we do is to see more women in leadership.
Determined to drive long-term and sustainable change in women’s representation in the corporate landscape, we work with leading corporations to deliver leadership programs to empower and equip high-calibre young professional women across Australia.
Since launching in 2012, The Dream Collective has helped advance the careers of thousands of emerging female talent.
Inspired by the MBA syllabus of the world’s leading business schools. This program shapes and equips high-potential young women in business with the skills, confidence, network and knowledge necessary to advance into leadership positions.
The Emerging Leader’s Program comprises of two modules:
- Think Tank Series – a monthly two-hour flipped learning model delivered by a subject matter expert.
- Dinner with a Mentor session a round table facilitated discussion on overcoming career challenges and achieving breakthroughs.
The Think Tank Series encourages collaboration through facilitated discussion, debate and skills training to deliver to members the skills and knowledge required to succeed in today’s ever evolving and highly competitive corporate landscape. Members are urged to set attainable goals as part of the program that is tracked on a monthly basis to help them achieve new career heights.