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SES Band 3 Leadership program

Suitable for: Band 3 (including acting at this level)

Duration: 9.5 days spanning 12 months
Venue: Various, Canberra
Price: $16,500.00 (excl. GST) per participant (plus optional extras)
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 3 leadership program is designed to strengthen the capability of senior executives to perform their whole-of-agency leadership role. Band 3 Executives play a leading role in planning and managing whole-of-agency resources, defining agency strategic direction, and managing relationships, risk and decisions on complex cross-agency and cross-sector initiatives.

Participant benefits

  • Work skillfully within and across boundaries to make progress on complex challenges for the government and the community
  • Lead strategic change initiatives that build organisational capacity to innovate, adapt and respond to achieve public value in a complex and dynamic APS environment


  • facilitated modules
  • multi-sourced feedback process
  • workplace practice and reflection
    • intensive development planning to position you for current and future success
    • access to a range of individual options including coaching, 360 diagnostic, formal executive education opportunities