2017 Emerging Leaders Program 2017-08-11T01:00:54+00:00

This Program, facilitated by the University of Tasmania, is a unique professional development opportunity for those who aspire to positions of leadership and current leaders who may wish to refresh their skills and knowledge in particular areas.

The Program will focus on equipping emerging leaders with an understanding of the key challenges facing local government in the future; the skills and competencies to develop leadership ability; and the resources to continue learning and practicing leadership behaviours.

Program Content

Day One – 10:00 am Start (to allow for travel)
  • The big issues facing Local Government in Tasmania and the role of emerging leaders in addressing these issues
  • Styles of leadership and entrepreneurship
  • Understanding power, alignment, mandate and authority
  • Understanding engagement

Evening Networking Dinner

Day Two – 9:00 am Start
  • Making great presentations
  • Key Issues for Local Government in Tasmania:  Planning & building reform, sustainability & digital disruption
  • Q&A with key Government leaders
  • Emerging leaders future scenarios

Facilitated by

Professor David Adams
Pro Vice Chancellor Community Partnerships and Regional Development
University of Tasmania

Susie Bower
Lecturer in Applied Business
University College

Dr Mary Duniam
University of Tasmania

2017 Registrations

Dates:  30 November –  1 December 2017 (2 days)
Venue: The Sebel Launceston

Member – $990 (inc GST)

Non Member – $1,375 (inc GST)

Registration Includes

  • Morning teas, lunches and afternoon teas during the program
  • Dinner on Thursday night (not including drinks)
  • All course materials
  • Certificate of completion
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What people are saying

The course has enlightened and given me additional perspectives in Local Governments role and practices.  I believe the lend of experiences within the group added enormous value to the learning outcomes.  The presenters insightful presentations were the catalyst of the discussions and learning.

Participant, 2014 Program
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