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Leadership

Leadership is at the heart of how we resolve today’s complex problems. Strong and effective leadership is essential for the APS to successfully serve government and the citizens of Australia.

Our APS leadership programs strengthen critical leadership skills and build professional networks. They are designed to be delivered over time to allow experimentation with the course concepts in your workplace. Our programs provide a framework to help you understand how you commonly react in situations and teach you the importance of self-reflection. This focus is critical to ensure behavioural changes are achieved, and you can thrive and succeed in your role.

Our programs are experiential. They include theories, frameworks and approaches to use in the workplace, but more importantly they help you consider your daily leadership practice. You will have the opportunity to take part in challenging and supportive development experiences, group discussions, personal reflections, use of real public sector challenges and examples, and workplace learning assignments.