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SES Band 2 Leadership program

Suitable for: Band 2 Senior Executives (including acting Band 2)

Duration: 12 days spanning 12 months.
Venue: Canberra and residential venue. Venue information will be confirmed with participants ahead of each module.
Price: $15,330.00 (excl. GST) - excluding executive coaching or $16,500.00 (excl. GST) - including executive coaching (see inclusions for further information)
Dates: Program dates can be found on APSLearn
Registration: APS Learn
Contact: leadership [at] apsc.gov.au or (02) 6202 3765


Program overview

The SES Band 2 leadership program strengthens the leadership capability of senior executives to effectively perform the range of high-level responsibilities. Band 2 executives play a critical role in shaping and implementing corporate strategy, building a positive and high-performing workplace culture, and managing risks and opportunities of complex agency-wide and whole-of-government initiatives.

Participant benefits

  • Work skilfully within and across boundaries to make progress on complex challenges for the government and the community.
  • Cultivate organisational and individual capacity for innovation and adaptive change in the interests of achieving better public value now and in the future.


  • Four facilitated workshops
    • Workshop one: one day
    • Workshop two: five days (residential)*
    • Workshop three: five days (immersive)*
    • Workshop four: one day
  • Individual orientation session
  • Work-based learning tasks
  • Peer coaching

*Accommodation and meals are included in program fees. Travel is the participant's responsibility.

Optional - Executive Coaching

Participants have the opportunity to undertake two executive coaching sessions as part of the program. If you are interested in taking up this option, please contact Leadership [at] apsc.gov.au (fees apply).