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Flexibility for the Future (F4F)

OPS is currently in the process of finalising the Commissioners determinations and F4F toolkit to assist the implementation process. All documentation will be available on the OPS website from 1 July. For any...


Strategic Leadership: How to operate strategically at an executive level with Dr Margaret Byrne – SORRY THIS SESSION IS FULL

Event Date: June 6, 2017

Strategic Leadership: How to operate strategically at an executive level THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. PLEASE REGISTER BELOW FOR A WAITLIST Recruiters for executive roles place heavy emphasis on strategic...


Exploring Public Value – June Workshops

Event Date: June 1, 2017

Public Value thinking requires public sector employees to change the way they think about and approach service and policy design and project delivery. A different mindset is needed to support innovation...


ANZSOG Seminar: Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions for public policy with Dr Liam Smith

Event Date: June 23, 2017

The Office for the Public Sector, in conjunction with the Australia and New Zealand School of Government, is pleased to invite you to the following event: Seminar: Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions...


ANZSOG Two Day Course – Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions for public policy programs and projects with Dr Liam Smith

Event Date: June 21, 2017

Influencing Human Behaviour: Solutions for public policy A two-day workshop with Dr Liam Smith, BehaviourWorks Australia According to Dr Liam Smith… “So much government activity is about behaviour...


Seeking to advance gender equality in leadership? Try REVERSE MENTORING!

2017 Reverse Mentoring Program now open for nominations – Closing date is Friday 26 May. The launch of a comprehensive Gender Equality in Leadership Strategy in March 2016 marked a renewed focus on...


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...


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...