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Making Better Decisions at Work: Unconscious Bias

Event Date: June 30, 2017

Workshop Outline Every day, in every workplace throughout the world, individuals and groups are making decisions based on thoughts, beliefs and perceptions of which they are completely unaware. Decisions...


Public Value Seminar and Workshop – Presentation Slides

Dr Brett Heyward, Adjunct Professor in the Queensland University of Technology Graduate School of Business (GSB) presented a Public Value Seminar on Thursday 6 April and two Public Value Workshops on Friday...


EMPOWER – Sponsorship Program

Achieving gender parity amongst executives is a SMC Strategic Priority for 2017, and is the key focus of SMC’s Gender Equality in Leadership Strategy. One of the agreed activities to support gender...


Exploring Public Value – Half Day Workshop (multiple dates available)

Event Date: May 11, 2017

Most of the workshops are FULL - please see below for a link to register for a waitlist for future public value events The workshops will be delivered by Dr Brett Heyward, Adjunct Professor at the...


Commissioner’s Women’s Mentoring Program

The Commissioner for Public Sector Employment is offering a 12-month mentoring program aimed to find and support the next generation of female public sector leaders and contribute to building capability...


Career Journey to the Boardroom

Event Date: May 17, 2017

This highly interactive session is a personal view into the world of one technology professional who has made her journey up through the ranks to the Executive and to the Boardroom. Jo Stewart-Rattray...


Flexibility for the Future – creating opportunities for more South Australians

As part of the Premier’s Building a Stronger South Australia – A Modern Public Service Policy, the Office for the Public Sector is leading a new program — Flexibility for the Future. This program...


The Redeployment, Retraining and Redundancy, Salaried Employees – Review Findings – 1 February 2017

Redeployment, Retraining and Redundancy, Salaried Employees – Review Findings  The Redeployment, Retraining and Redundancy, Salaried Employees – Review Findings were presented by the Commissioner...


Youth Pathways information

There are several supported programs that assist young people into employment within the South Australian Public Sector.  However up until recently there hasn't been a single source of information  available. Recently...


How to write briefings that capture attention and make an impact

Event Date: August 17, 2016

The Office for the Public Sector, in collaboration with Adelaide University, is pleased to offer this event. Are you required to make decisions in a pressurised environment or provide briefings for...


Public Value and Influence: ANZSOG One Day Workshop with Christine Nixon

Event Date: September 23, 2016

Creating and delivering Public Value is a key feature of effective leadership in the public sector today. This program will assist participants to gain knowledge and understanding of the concept of public...


Executive Master Class – Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us FULL

Event Date: July 29, 2016

When it comes to motivating our employees, there’s a gap between what science knows and what business does. Learn about the New Operating System for business, Motivation 3.0, and why companies such as...