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2016 Professional Development Program

 

 

2016 Extended Programs Very Special Offer!

For a limited time only, IPAA SA is pleased to offer State Government Employees an Annual Professional Membership subscription included in the price of any July – December 2016 Extended Program!

New and Emerging Manager Series
Management and Development Series - A Pathway to SAES
21st Century Manger - Core Skills for the new Millennium

VIP Professional Membership is valued at $189 and some of the exclusive benefits are listed below:

  • A training voucher to the value of Professional Membership ($189). The voucher can be used to offset the cost of any full day IPAA SA Professional Development program (to be used on future registration and not including current extended programs);
  • Complimentary registration and preferential/VIP seating at most IPAA events and forums;
  • 50% cost reduction on the Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast 2016;
  • IPAA National Conference Professional Member registration reduced rate;
  • Complimentary use of IPAA function and meeting room (room only, conditions apply);
  • Invitation to exclusive networking events during the year;
  • Membership certificate for your CV;
  • Annual subscription to IPAA's quarterly journal - Australian Journal of Public Administration;
  • Access to IPAA's library of journal back issues;
  • Access to the Australian Journal of Public Administration online and The National IPAA Knowledge Centre;
  • Regular electronic updates to your in-box and
  • Member card linked to special offers and networking forums during the year.


IPAA's Upcoming Events

On the Couch with David Reynolds, Chief Executive / Under Treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance

IPAA's ‘On the Couch’ Chief Executive Series are informal Chatham House Rule interview sessions where a high achieving, inspirational individual is informally interviewed by a peer about their public sector ‘journey’, their experiences and why they have chosen their career and current role. Since its inception the IPAA SA ‘On the Couch’ series has acted as the host for a very significant number of former and current public sector leaders.  

David Reynolds, Chief Executive / Under Treasurer, Department of Treasury and Finance will be informally interviewed by Scott Ashby, Chief Executive, Primary Industries and Regions SA.

Dates:

Thursday, 28 July 2016

Venue:

PwC, 11/70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Time:

9:00 am (registration) 9:30 am - 10:30 am


2016 Extended Programs

 

 

 

21st Century Manager - Core Skills for the new Millennium is designed to equip managers with the requisite survival skills for the 21st Century.  The future workplace will increasingly focus on the performance of people as a core organisational asset.  21st Century Managers will need to respond to changing times with a changing mindset which creates work environments where talented teams, not just talented individuals, can flourish.

This intake includes a complimentary Annual IPAA Professional Membership subscription to State Government Employees!


Management and Development Series - A Pathway to SAES

This series explores eight core topics for middle to senior level public sector leaders, who are seeking to enhance and develop their management and leadership skills and for those who are aspiring the pathway to SAES.  The series of modules align across all three tiers in SA Government that can be completed as an extended program or as individual units.


These topics are focused on providing public sector leaders with practical tools to apply in their workplace to enhance performance and productivity.  As a consequence each session is ‘built’ around a framework that is derived from tried and proven research.  Participants explore the model and its various components and then have the opportunity to practice and apply the associated tools and techniques in their workplace.

This intake includes a complimentary Annual IPAA Professional Membership subscription to State Government Employees!


New and Emerging Managers Series

Give your team leadership a power boost with an intensive and practical development program! This is a 4-part series for people coming to grips with leading a team and managing others for the first time.  It is highly popular series has been fully subscribed each intake. As well as expert input and resource manuals for future reference, here is an opportunity to work with colleagues across the public sector who are all tackling the same BIG challenges.

This intake includes a complimentary Annual IPAA Professional Membership subscription to State Government Employees!


Upcoming Workshops

This workshop explores the “costs of caring” and provides information, self-audit, skills and self-care processes and tools to support professionals working with complex clients and caseloads and those in roles where there is a close connection between the service provider and the client.  The key concepts are defined and then early warning signs, symptoms and observable behaviours are identified and discussed.   The personal and organisational aspects of practice are reviewed and numerous individual preventative strategies are discussed.

Date:

Friday, 12 August 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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This workshop is designed to provide a unique foundation for participants in building self-awareness and understanding leadership theory and skills.  What distinguishes great leaders or managers from the mediocre are their personal, inner qualities. Authenticity is essential to the success of leaders. Authentic leaders demonstrate a passion for their purpose, practice their values consistently, and lead with their hearts as well as their heads. They establish long-term, meaningful relationships and have the self-discipline and emotional intelligence to get results. They know who they are.

Date:

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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The content of this workshop includes understanding mental health and mental illness and how to have conversations with staff about associated workplace behaviours. Develop an understanding of the term “mental health”, obligations of managers and leaders (not only to the individual but also the team and organisation) and refinement of practical skills in how to discuss mental health in a work context from a performance point of view.

Date:

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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This workshop examines challenging customer/client behaviours and strategies for managing them more effectively within the context of the Public Sector.  It provides tools and skills to increase self-confidence in managing challenging client behaviour in a safe and effective manner.  More specifically, the workshop builds an understanding of why people become difficult or aggressive, provides communication tools for defusing their behaviour, develops self-awareness of internal triggers and emotional reactions and reviews self-protective behaviours to minimise personal risk. 

Date:

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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The content of this workshop includes understanding difficult personality traits and behaviours and individual emotional reactions to challenging behaviours. Managers are given the skills to deal with difficult employee behaviours that meet legal, ethical and professional obligations. Content also includes discussion of best-practice performance management principles including coaching skills, self-audit and identification for areas of development.

Date:

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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The content of this workshop includes understanding difficult personality traits and behaviours and individual emotional reactions to challenging behaviours. Managers are given the skills to deal with difficult employee behaviours that meet legal, ethical and professional obligations. Content also includes discussion of best-practice performance management principles including coaching skills, self-audit and identification for areas of development.

Date:

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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This workshop examines the facets of excellent communication and presents the communication skills and techniques (verbal and non-verbal) required by good leaders including presentation skills and running effective meetings, the barriers to communication (individually, within teams and organisationally), gender differences in communication, assertiveness skills and tools to build self-knowledge to understand the impact of personality on communication style.

Date:

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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This workshop examines the 5 key principles of the PERMA model of Positive Psychology which is an exciting new area of psychological theory and research that focusses on strengths and resilience. This workshop specifically examines how managers can implement Positive Psychology principles personally, in their teams and across the wider organisation. The concept of resilience is then defined and practical strategies for building team resilience and change readiness.

Date:

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Venue:

IPAA SA, Level 6, 12 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

Time:

9:00 am – 12.30 pm (Registration from 8:45)

Outline:

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ICAC Awareness for Public Officers Sessions

 

 

 

 

The introduction of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act) impacts all public officers and public authorities working in South Australian public administration. If you are a public officer or public authority you need to conduct yourself in accordance with the ICAC Act and the Directions and Guidelines published by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.

This information and awareness seminar will be conducted by the Commissioner, the Hon Bruce Lander QC.
The Commissioner will address ICAC’s role and function, in addition to explaining what you are to report, how you are to report , when you are to report, and other rights and obligations imposed on South Australian public officers and public authorities under the ICAC Act.


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