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Women in leadership

Suitable for: EL1-2 (including acting at this level)

Are you an executive aspiring to take on more senior or complex leadership roles?

Would you like to explore opportunities to create environments that encourage other women in leadership roles?


Duration: 7.5 days spanning 6 months
Venue: Canberra
Price: $5,500 (excl. GST)
Dates: Program dates can be found on APSLearn
Registration: Via APSLearn
Contact: leadership [at] apsc.gov.au or (02) 6202 3765

Program overview

The APS Women in Leadership program aims to support women executives aspiring to take on more senior or complex leadership roles. The program seeks to enhance your ability to exercise leadership effectively within organisational structures and practices that present specific challenges for women. You will be provided with an opportunity to build networks of support and to develop practical skills to enhance your leadership practice.

Participant benefits

During this program you will explore common issues women encounter in leadership roles, reflect on your leadership identity, and practice skills to work effectively with the gender dynamics encountered in the workplace.

This program will strengthen your ability to:

  • Connect with your individual and organisational purpose to undertake challenging work.
  • Engage effectively with diverse interests, values and perspectives.
  • Communicate with presence and authenticity to influence with impact.
  • Exercise formal and informal authority in a leadership role.