July 2019 Courses
July 2019 Courses
We’re excited to share with you our upcoming professional development courses for July 2019. Over the month there are lots of opportunities to improve your skills and capabilities across a range of fantastic courses tailored for professionals in the public purpose sector. Staff of our organisational members can access these courses at discounts up to 40% of the non-member pricing, offering significant value for both participants and learning and development budgets.
We can also run any of our courses as in-house training for organisations across Victoria. They can be tailored to suit your distinct needs and learning outcomes. Contact us today to discuss your requirements.
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.
This hands-on half-day workshop guides participants through a step-by-step framework for strategic planning, which is specifically geared to solving complex problems in the public sector. Renowned facilitator Dr Dahle Suggett will introduce you to a Strategic Planning Framework that includes effective methods and tools for inquiry, data collection, and building the conditions for collaboration and innovation in a planning team. This practical course uses real-life case studies of strategic planning as its main teaching tool – and requires participants to reflect on their own work in developing strategies as part of a group..
FILLING FAST - REGISTER TODAY! Canvassing and balancing the needs of different stakeholders, keeping communities informed of project progress, providing channels for public feedback and evaluation – all of these are clearly critical to the success of any public sector program. And with declining trust in many government institutions, the need for transparent and respectful public engagement has never been greater.
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 public sector values.
In this practical full-day workshop, seasoned financial strategist Mark Priadko examines the different purposes and types of data analyses, and presents various time-tested methods for presenting results to specific government audiences. Participants will be introduced to a range of analytical techniques that can help them make the most of the data available to them – and reduce the time and cost of applying their data in the development of evidence-based policy.
This full-day IPAA workshop is designed for program managers and project managers with budget and cost centre responsibilities, as well as members of agencies or business unit finance teams who want to improve their budgeting knowledge and skills.
This workshop is ideal for anyone in the public sector who is required to contribute to reports, submissions or proposals designed to help others make decisions. Participants who are in the process of drafting reports or business cases can also bring their drafts along to be dissected and discussed.
In today’s business environment it is vital that your documents are written with clarity and impact to generate the desired results. This workshop provides current best practice based on the guidelines in the Australian Government Style Manual.
Drawing on two decades of experience in ministerial offices and government departments, Dennis Glover delivers a masterclass on the qualities and rich potential of a great public speech. As one of Australia’s most accomplished public sector speechwriters, Dennis will help you research, write and deliver a speech that is at once authoritative, informative, persuasive and compelling.
In an era of perfunctory posts and real-time online commentary, grammar and punctuation are often sacrificed in the pursuit of the quick-witted one-liner. But for many government reports and project proposals, good grammar and punctuation hold the keys to a successful document – and having employees who value the conventions of contemporary grammar can be a priceless commodity.