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Upcoming Programs

    • 08 Feb 2018
    • 22 Jun 2018
    • 5 sessions
    • University of Adelaide Executive Education Unit, Level 7/10 Pulteney Street Adelaide
    Registration is closed

    The Professional Leaders Program (PLP) has been designed to both complement and build on the skills developed through the Emerging Leaders Program.

    The program's aim is to develop analytical capabilities in the areas of finance, operations, strategy and local government context.

    Participants of the PLP do not need to have completed the ELP.

    Click here for the Prospectus

    "A fantastic program that provides great insight into senior management in local government"

    "Thought provoking and challenging experience supported positively by facilitators."



    • 15 Feb 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    • Web link will be emailed to you prior to the event
    • 60
    Register

    When you engage with your community, you have an expectation of them. So do they of you. If there is not a clear definition of the expectation, each will adopt their own. Will they align? Are they reasonable? Can they be achieved?

    We call this "the promise". Not a mysterious engagement concept but a master key to building public confidence in your organisation. Join Darren Keenan for this 45 minute OurSay webinar to help you build “the promise” and give you techniques to implement it.

    Learning Objectives

    • Build confidence to make a promise at the beginning of each and every engagement process.
    • Compose the wording of the promise so that it is realistic and achievable for the organisation to deliver on that promise. 
    • Understand both the need, and steps to take, to seek approval from decisions makers.
    • Explore how making the promise can assist in building community trust, capacity and understanding.

    Who should attend?

    Community engagement practitioners, managers of community engagement practitioners, communications professionals, decision makers, and anybody with an interest in community engagement.

    • 16 Feb 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Statewide Super, Ground Floor, 211 Victoria Square, Adelaide
    • 6
    Register

    Like any milestone in our lives, planning generally means that we will be more successful and achieve our goals. People usually focus on their retirement savings and income with no real plan for how they intend to manage their life, time and relationships. Fear and subsequent avoidance results in failure to plan.

    If you are aged 50 and over, now is a good time to consider developing goals and actions to realise your future through considering the following areas:

    • Career and work
    • Health and wellness
    • Finance and insurance
    • Family and relationships
    • Leisure and social
    • Personal development

    Take control and start preparing for your future today.

    Registration at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    Download the brochure here. 

    • 01 Mar 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Payneham Library - 2 Turner Street, Felixstow
    • 31
    Register

    This workshop is part of the Engaging Citizens in Local Government Series 2018. Click here for brochure

    Facilitator: Matthew Gordon and Eyal Halamish, OurSay

    This interactive workshop has been designed to help people working in local government to better understand:

    • The key trends in social media and online engagement
    • The principles of online engagement and the use of social media
    • Community development in an online context
    • Strategies for engaging your community in considered and effective ways

    Who should attend?
    Practitioners/Managers/Team Leaders

    • 07 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • @313 - Level 1, 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park
    • 11
    Register

    This interactive workshop is designed to dispel the myths of public speaking, give you the tools you need to improve and then turn the learning into practice. It is a safe to fail learning space consisting of a small group, allowing you the opportunity to experiment with what you have learned and transform your speaking skills.

    Download program

    Registration at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

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