Women in Local Government Leadership Workshop

Practical strategies, methods and tools to enhance your effectiveness as a leader in Local Government

  • April 30th - May 1st, 2019
  • Cliftons Perth

OVERVIEW

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- Understanding and managing public expectations
- Strategies to tackle conflict and project confidence
- Courageous and influential communication skills
- Strategic career progression in Local Government

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PRICE & DISCOUNTS

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12 Days

Prices start at

$2595*

More people? More savings!

3 - 4

Delegates

10%

Discount

5 - 7

Delegates

15%

Discount

8 +

Delegates

17%

Discount

THE SCHEDULE

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Workshop Day One
Workshop Day Two
Women in Local Government Leadership Workshop - 30 Apr

Workshop

Leadership foundations for Local Government

- Explore the sector’s unique environmental factors, challenges and opportunities for advancement

- Review the capabilities, attributes, and skills of an influential leader

- Discuss the impacts of public scrutiny, dealing with elected members, and bureaucracy

- Manage a career as a female leader in a political environment

 

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) foundations for influence

- Evaluate your EQ strengths and identify opportunities for further development

- Understand the qualities of flexibility, empathy, resilience, and authenticity to maximise your leadership style

- Understand your internal drivers and how they impact your reactions

- Appreciate and recognise how your drivers may impact on others

 

Pathways to authentic and inclusive leadership

- Improve your self-awareness and self-reflection skills

- Align your leadership strengths with the expectations of your organisation

- Negotiate diversity and inclusion biases, enablers, and blockers

- Leadership in the public eye - Understanding and managing public expectations 



Projecting confidence and what that looks like as a female leader

- Courage under fire, tackling conflict, and projecting confidence

- Strategies to strengthen your resilience and resolve

- Developing confidence to put your ideas forward and advocate your own career goals

- Discuss the realities of imposter syndrome

Workshop

Influential communication, stakeholder and community engagement skills

- Techniques of persuasion, negotiation and influence with coaching skills and “conversational intelligence”

- Presentation planning for Councils and community groups

- Leadership in the public eye - Understand and manage public expectations 

- When to engage and what level of engagement is right for each decision



Lead change and empower others

- Be a change agent

- Ensure clear communication of organisational strategy and change

- Courageously deliver difficult or unpopular decisions and feedback

- Managing conflict and competing priorities



Strategic career progression in Local Councils

- Everyday career management practices to create a personal leadership plan

- Maximise existing relationships and create new opportunities

- Strategies to manage your image and visibility

- Speak up, be focused and express yourself clearly



Women in Local Government leadership think tank

- Wrap up discussion on key themes and your career action plan

- What will you do differently as a result of this program?

- How to stay on track when other priorities demand attention

- Tools and ideas to navigate obstacles and competing priorities

GETTING HERE / THE LOCATION

Cliftons Perth

Parmelia House 191 St Georges Tce, Perth, WA, 6000, Australia

08 9480 0999

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