A leadership program designed to help more experienced managers to enhance management skills and develop technical skills

Program Aim

Developed in partnership with UniSA and local government experts, the Strategic Management Program (formerly known as the Professional Leaders Program) will help you build high-level leadership and management skills within a local government context, and learn the technical skills required to manage business functions and enhance innovation, strategic thinking, business acumen and operational excellence.

Topics covered in this program:

  • Management in the context of local government
  • Thinking strategically
  • Understanding financial reports
  • Operational excellence (Lean Six Sigma)

Articulation Pathways

Participants who have successfully completed both the Emerging Leaders Program* (ELP) and Strategic Management Program** (SMP) will receive status of the University of South Australia Leadership Development Program (LDP). Successful completion of the Leadership Development Program (LDP) provides participants with 2 course credits into the UniSA MBA.

If you are considering further studies, it is recommended this be discussed with UniSA to obtain their recommendations and assistance.

    Key Dates

    • Registrations close 13 November 2020
    • Program commences 30 November 2020

    Strategic Management Program Information Session
    Join us as we discuss the learning outcomes for the program and the difference between face to face and virtual learning.
    Wednesday 4 November 2020
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (via Zoom)



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      Tahlia Willey

    Network and Program Officer
    e: tahlia@lgprofessionalssa.org.au  
    p: 08 8291 7994 

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