CLG19012
Leading Change (CLG19012)


<p>Working in today’s local government means being able to adapt to changes in environments, legislation, communities and work culture.</p> <p>This one-day course will assist local government professionals to understand and work with change. It will provide participants with practical tools and techniques for understanding the change process, dealing with resistances to change, developing organisational change agent skills and strengthening personal and employee resilience. Participants will be able to apply this new knowledge to their own change challenges and complete the workshop with an action plan for leading a change process in their own organisation.<br><br></p> <p><h4><b>Who Should Attend</b></h4> This course will suit local government professionals who:</p> <ul><li>Hold (or are about to take up) a supervisory or management position; <li>Aspire to a more senior and/or broader leadership role; <li>Are organisational change agents within their council; <li>Are new to local government; <li>Want to develop capabilities change management and dealing with transition; <li>Seek career progression.</ul><p><br> <p><h4><b>Program Topics</b></h4></p> <p>Topics covered in this seminar are;</p> <ul><li>Forces for change; innovation and continuous improvement <li>The context of Local Government; sectoral, organisational and place change <li>Change strategies and the role of the change agent <li>The transition process; resistance and opportunity <li>Building personal, team and organisational resilience </ul><p><br> <p><h4><b>About the presenters</b><p></h4></p> <p><b>SOPHI BRUCE</b> is the Leadership Program Specialist at UTS: IPPG. With over 20 years’ experience working in and with the public sector, Sophi specialises in approaches to leadership development, change and transition, and social impact projects. She understands the complexities of leading in local government and draws on a range of coaching and facilitation techniques that help people to reach their leadership potential. With UTS since 2011, Sophi has responsibility for the suite of leadership programs offered by the Centre for Local Government.<br><br></p> <p><h4><b>Prerequisites</b> <p></h4> None<br> <br> <h4><b>Any participant equipment required </b><br></h4> Please bring along;</p> <ul> <li>Laptop/iPad or Tablet (Please note: not a requirement to complete the course)</li> <li>Learning materials i.e. Notebook and pens</li> </ul> <p>At IPPG we are passionate about sustainability. We welcome you to bring refillable water bottles or coffee cups. We also will do our best to provide electronic course materials to reduce our paper consumption.<br><br></p> <p><h4><b>Fee and Discounts</b><br/></h4></p> <ul><li>Standard Full Fee - $670 (GST Free) <li>10 % discount for 2 - 4 registrations from the same organisation <li>20% discount for 5 or more registrations from the same organisation <li>10% discount for UTS Staff and UTS Alumni</ul> <p>Discount can be selected from the drop-down box on the Book Now page.<br/><br/></p> <p><h4><b>Payment Options :</b><br></h4> Credit Card – proceed to the <b>'BOOK NOW'</b> button and follow the prompts<p></p> <p>To be invoiced, for organisation with an ABN, please complete the <a href="https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2019-07/Payment-Manual-Enrolment-on-Invoice-Request-UTS-2018-July.doc"> Manual Enrolment on Invoice Request Form </a> and email <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject=Local Infrastructure Funding Invoice Request">short.courses@uts.edu.au</a> or Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2913.<br><br></p> <p><h4><b> Dietary Requirements </b><br></h4> As this course includes catering – please indicate to <a href="mailto:ippg.learning@uts.edu.au?subject=Certification">ippg.learning@uts.edu.au</a> your dietary requirements so we can accommodate your needs.<br><br></p> <p><h4>Contact Information</b><br></h4> For all other enquiries regarding enrolment or payment, please contact UTS Short Courses on Tel: +61 (02) 9514 2913 or email <a href="mailto:short.courses@uts.edu.au?subject=Certification">short.courses@uts.edu.au</a></p> <p>To contact IPPG regarding this course please email us at <a href="mailto:ippg.learning@uts.edu.au?subject=Certification">ippg.learning@uts.edu.au</a><br><br></p>

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