Personal Development Perspectives

The Centre for Public Management (CPM) is opening its doors and invites you to explore “Personal Development Perspectives” on Tuesday November 20, exploring leadership, resilience and the soft skills needed for the APS of 2030.

Resilience: Policy into Outcomes – Sally Dooley & Colin Boldra (7:30am – 9am)

A series of perspectives and case studies on proactive and reactive approaches to wellbeing and resilience in the workplace.

Mindful Leadership – Sarah Rodgers (9am – 10am)

A brief immersion into Mindful Leadership, to help attendees achieve the mindset and perspective that many successful leaders seek to maintain.

Wicked Problems: One Team Where Worlds Collide – Craig Ashhurst (9:30am – 11:30am)

A look at current research on transcoherence, cultural biases and the challenges of conflict resolution in multidisciplinary teams when attempting policy development in a VUCA world.

Writing Right for Government – Max Rixe (12pm – 2pm)

A sneak peek from a series of new Government writing courses available through CPM and AIM, delivering key takeaways and approaches to writing right in the public sector.

Mentoring: Making it Work for You – Kylie Holyland (3pm – 4:30pm)

Providing insight to what makes mentoring successful for both individuals and organisations.

Skilling me Softly – Colin Boldra (2:30pm – 3:30pm)

Emotional Intelligence has been identified by the World Economic Forum as an essential survival skill for the new world of work. In developing EI and the associated Soft Skills needed for Australian Managers, AIM presents another perspective.

Leadership Development: Perspectives on design – Dr Samantha Johnson and Colin Boldra (5:30pm – 7pm + Networking)

Dr Sam Johnson from the Public Service Research Group at UNSW Canberra and Colin Boldra General Manager, CPM will co-facilitate an interactive workshop that draws out a principles based framework for learning leaders when approaching the design of public sector leadership development programs.

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