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National Calendar

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Working with people

Communication

Decision making and advice

Strategy and innovation

Working effectively in the APS

Professional public service

Building your career

Management

HR/L&D Specialists/Selection panels

 

Program

Target Audience

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Fees

Duration

Working with people

               
Building relationships and engagement APS-EL   19   22   675 1 day workshop
Conflict resolution APS 3-6     8     708 1 day workshop
Dealing with change APS-EL         20 325 1/2 day workshop + eLearning
EA & SES:  A partnership in performance SES/EA's   4   10   325 1/2 day workshop
Engaging Stakeholders APS-EL   28-29     5-6 1325 2 day workshop
Working in teams APS-EL       2   675 1 day workshop
Working with diversity APS-EL         12 325 1/2 day workshop + eLearning

Communication

               
Compelling communication APS-EL     3-4     1325 2 day workshop +eLearning
Editing and proofreading APS 4-EL 2   6   28   675 1 day workshop
Effective workplace reading APS-EL   13       675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for APS 1-4 levels APS 1-4 8   30   18 675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for APS 5-6 levels APS 5-6 6&13 6&19 1&29 21 7&17 675 1 day workshop
Essential writing for Executive Levels EL 1-2 7     1 19 675 1 day workshop
Grammar and punctuation APS 1-6   4   23   675 1 day workshop
Influencing, negotiation and persuasion APS 1-6 20   11   13 675 1 day workshop

Influencing, negotiation and persuasion for Executive levels

EL 1-2

 

6

 

14

 

675

1 day workshop

Minute taking skills APS 1-6 12   12   11 675 1 day workshop
Plain English APS 1-6   20       675 1 day workshop
Practical tips for briefing the executive  APS 6-EL2         4 325 1/2 day workshop
Presentation skills APS-EL   18   29   675 1 day workshop
Professional representational skills APS 4-EL 2         3 675 1 day workshop
Report writing in the APS  APS-EL   18   1   675 1 day workshop

Decision making and advice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
APS decision making APS-EL       3   675 1 day workshop
Briefing and responding to APS decision-makers, ministers and parliament APS 5-EL 2   25   9   675 1 day workshop
Improving analytical and critical reasoning APS-EL 28-1 28-29   6-7   1325 2 day workshop
Using statistics APS 1-EL 2   22       675 1 day workshop

Strategy and Innovation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Creative thinking at work APS 6-EL 2     3-4     1325 2 day workshop
Strategic thinking APS 4-6 13 28   15 26 675 1 day workshop

Working effectively in the APS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Developing project management expertise APS 4-6 20-21   8-9   24-25 1325 2 day workshop
Providing effective secretariat support APS-EL     2     675 1 day workshop
Structuring work APS 3-6   20-21   2   1625 2 day workshop & 1/2 day recall
The professional executive assistant APS 4-EL 1 14     31   675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the APS5 level APS 4-5 25   29     675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the APS6 level APS 5-6 26   30   5 675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the EL1 level APS 6-EL 1 27 27 10 9 6&19 675 1 day workshop
Working effectively at the EL2 level EL 1-2   28   8   675 1 day workshop

Professional public service

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How we work in the APS

               
APS ethics and values APS-EL         27 325 1/2 day workshop
APS frameworks APS-EL       30   675 1 day workshop

Working with Government

               
Appearing before Parliamentary Committees EL 2-SES       13   675 1 day workshop
Producing a quality Cabinet submission APS 5-SES 5 18   6 11 675 1 day workshop
Working with the Minister APS 5-EL 2         7 325 1/2 day workshop

Policy

               
Policy formulation and advice: introduction APS 5-6 18-19   16-17   13-14 1325 2 day workshop
Policy formulation and advice:  advanced APS 5-6       16-17   1325 2 day workshop
Policy implementation EL 1-2     10-11     1325 2 day workshop
Crafting quality new policy proposals APS 5-SES B1   25     28 675 1 day workshop

Governance

               
Financial management and budgeting EL2 - SES       20   675 1 day workshop
Financial management: introduction APS 5-6     5     675 1 day workshop
Financial management: advanced APS 5-6         21 675 1 day workshop

Finance essentials

APS 1-4     2     675 1 day workshop

Regulation

               
Introduction to better practice regulation APS-EL         27-28 1325 2 day workshop

Building your career

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
How to apply for a job in the APS (APS level) APS 1-6   4   3   675 1 day workshop
How to apply for a job in the APS (Executive level) APS 6-EL 1     3   18 675 1 day workshop
Practical tips for being successful at interview (APS levels) APS 1-6   8   20   325 1/2 day workshop
Practical tips for being successful at interview (executive level) APS 6-EL 1     24   12 325 1/2 day workshop
Writing a winning APS job application (APS level) APS 1-6 4       21 325 1/2 day workshop
Writing a winning APS job application (EL level) APS 6-EL 1 15         325 1/2 day workshop

Management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Building and leading high performing teams APS-EL 11     24   675 1 day workshop
Coaching and developing others EL-SES 21-22     30-31   1325 2 day workshop + eLearning
Conflict resolution for managers EL 1-2     4-5     1358 2 day workshop
EL 1 Leading and managing small teams EL1     15-17     2820 3 day workshop
How to provide performance feedback APS 6-EL 2       17   325 1/2 day workshop
Leading successful projects EL 1-2     8-9     1325 2 day workshop
Management in action APS-EL       20-22   1975 3 day workshop
Mentoring others APS 6-EL 2         4 675 1 day workshop
Performance management APS-EL       28-29   1325 2 day workshop + eLearning
Planning and managing change APS-EL       6-7   1325 2 day workshop
Procurement essentials and contract management APS-EL 25  

1
(1/2 day
recall)

12

  3
(1/2 day
recall)
875 1 day workshop & 1/2 day recall
Strategic leadership EL 1-2   5     20 675 1 day workshop

HR/L&D Specialists/Selection panels

 
         
 
 
Getting that selection right APS 4-EL 2     2     675 1 day workshop
Harassment contact officer: refresher APS-EL       31   675 1 day workshop
Harassment contact officer: training APS-EL   7-8       1325 2 day workshop