Program Aim

Developed in partnership with UniSA and with the sector in mind, 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
  • Risk management
  • Thinking strategically
  • Understanding financial reports
  • Operational excellence (Lean Six Sigma)

Articulation Pathways

The SMP is accredited towards an MBA. 

Leaders Alumni Network

Upon completion of the Strategic Management Program, participants are invited to join our Leaders Alumni Network. For more information about the network and upcoming events, clichere.

Key Dates

  • Registrations close Friday 1 February (unless all places sold prior)
  • Program commences Wednesday 6 March 2019



Kate Staples 

Manager Professional Development and Networks


P: 08 8291 7996

Mailing Address:  5 Hauteville Tce EASTWOOD   Phone: 8291-7990   Fax: 8451-1568   E-mail:

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