IPAA Victoria is the peak body for the public sector in Victoria. We connect public sector people, knowledge and ideas to strengthen our sector’s service to the Victorian community.
IPAA Victoria is the professional association for the public sector in Victoria.
Membership is open to all public and private sector organisations, not-for-profits and individuals with an interest in and commitment to the public sector in Victoria.
By joining and actively engaging with IPAA Victoria, you help ensure there is a strong, inclusive and representative collective voice for the public sector. And you help us to help you meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving public sector landscape.
Connecting public sector people, knowledge and ideas to strengthen our sector’s service to the Victorian community.
Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program (IELP)
The Integrity and Ethical Leadership Program (IELP) is designed for public sector employees at all stages of their career to bolster and embed a robust integrity culture in organisations and the public sector, by extending personal practice and building the confidence needed for ethical decision-making.
IPAA Victoria personal members are those people who have made a personal commitment to strengthen and advocate for the public sector in Victoria. By joining IPAA Victoria you are supporting not just yourself, but over 400,000 people who work in, with or for the public sector in Victoria.
Communities of Practice
IPAA Victoria’s Communities of Practice (CoP) are a series of specialist interest groups that allow both individual and corporate members of IPAA Victoria to connect, learn and share their experiences while exploring the very latest ideas, issues and best-practices related to each space.
IPAA Victoria’s Procurement course is aimed at most levels of policy or project management staff (VPS 3-6) who may be responsible for procuring or supporting all or part of goods or services contracts within the public sector. Participants may be from central procurement teams or from policy, program and service functions which undertake procurement activities.
This comprehensive course offers a practical one-day introduction to the possibilities and pitfalls of contract management – from the critical early steps of preparation and implementation, through performance management, to the all-important science of keeping suppliers onside.
This unique half-day workshop draws on an Australian-first methodology that combines the latest change management wisdom with neurological pathways to critical skill acquisition. Award-winning communications strategist Jill Calder and business coach Faye Cormick reveal how you can drive change at individual, group and organisational levels – and train your brain to develop resilience during change.
IPAA Victoria’s Strategic thinking course is designed for all levels of public sector managers and project teams, particularly those who may be embarking on a period of change or seeking to build a more collaborative and strategic environment. It holds special relevance for individuals who are about to move into management positions and are seeking strategic skills to complement their existing leadership skills.
Successful managers use their influence and negotiation skills in every situation. This half-day program outlines effective influencing and negotiation strategies across a variety of situations, with a particular focus on the influence of public sector values in achieving your objectives.
During this highly interactive workshop, award-winning communication leader Jill Calder presents the Four Rooms of Change™ – a powerful and time-honoured model for driving change at individual, group and organisational levels. By supporting individuals to understand and own their change experiences, this celebrated methodology helps people take the first steps on a journey to achieve genuine and lasting change.
This full-day course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and perspective to work more effectively in government. It holds something of relevance for employees at all levels of the public sector – and has been successfully delivered to people in their first days in government, through to Deputy Secretaries and Executive Directors.
LIMITED PLACES REMAIN! Learn first-hand how behaviour change has been embedded in initiatives across the waste and resource sphere. Gain insights into the challenges and opportunities associated with behaviour change programs.
This hands-on, half-day workshop uses conceptual frameworks for clear and concise professional writing, which will help you craft strong, targeted messages – and write effectively for specific audiences. It provides practical tips and memorable guidance for anyone involved in writing or producing reports, policy briefs, or other documents that need to convey their messages in a clear, structured and convincing fashion.
This IPAA Victoria course is designed for regular presenters in the public sector – and particularly those who present with PowerPoint. It aims to help individuals build confidence with their public speaking and presentation skills, and to gain a measurable and immediate improvement in their delivery style.
Our renowned 5 day policy intensive. This innovative program is aimed at senior government officers and managers who want to develop their policy skills and leadership potential. It challenges participants to think cleverly about policy.