Springboard into People Management

Commencement Webinar: Monday 14th March 2022 (9:30am to 11:30am)

* Leadership Forum 1: 26 April 2022
* Leadership Forum 2: 31 May 2022
* Leadership Forum 3: 18 July 2022
* Leadership Forum 4: 23 August 2022
* Graduation - 20 September 2022 - 9:30am to 10:30am

This 26-week online course provides a combination of self-paced lessons and 4 x 2.5hr - 3hr facilitated virtual leadership forums approximately every 6 weeks.


Professional & Associate Members $1,995 (incl. GST)
Affiliate Members $1,995 (incl. GST)
Non Members $2,055 (incl. GST)

This course is also available for in-house delivery. For more information please contact the Learning team on 02 8066 1900 or email [email protected] for a quote.

Program Overview

This course is a leadership and people management program suitable for aspiring managers, or people who act up in a supervisory role from time to time. It utilises a blended learning methodology with a combination of online lessons and face-to-face leadership forums, and it is run over a 6-month period. It is ideal for supervisors and team leaders, or new or aspiring managers who really want to develop their skills in leading a team and strengthen their own emotional intelligence. The program is very practical and designed to build personal and team leadership competencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professionalism to support a culture of integrity within the team/unit.
  • Show awareness of own strengths and areas for growth and develop and apply new skills.
  • Recognise and adapt to individual differences and working styles.
  • Keep control of own emotions and stay calm under pressure and in challenging situations.
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal motivation.
  • Actively listen to others and clarify own understanding.
  • Be willing to seek out input from others and share own ideas to achieve best outcomes.
  • Ensure that roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated.
  • Provide regular constructive feedback to build on strengths and achieve results.
  • Take the initiative to progress and deliver own and team/unit work.
  • Initiate and develop team goals and plans and use feedback to inform future planning.
  • Recognise and acknowledge high individual/team performance.

Program Facilitator

Sandra Wood



Sandra has extensive human resources and organisational development experience having held senior HR & OD management positions in both the private and public sectors. Her combination of commercial and people skills built up over the past twenty-five years is backed by her qualifications in education, business management and executive coaching.

Since 2001 Sandra has been running her own successful leadership and management consultancy and is well known as an expert facilitator, trainer, and coach with a wide range of clients from professional services, financial services, IT, local government, state government, telecommunications, fashion, NGOs and construction and property development.

Sandra is the designer and lead facilitator of many successful leadership courses that have been run across multiple State Government Departments and it is this expertise and quality of work that has seen her establish long term relationships with numerous satisfied clients. Having trained over 1000 leaders and through using diagnostics to measure success, Sandra knows what works and what doesn’t when it comes to people management, and she knows how to make it easy to learn and apply.

Sandra has degree and post graduate qualifications in Human Resource Development, Education, and Management, as well as numerous other accreditations in Coaching, 360 Degree Feedback, Personality, Strengths Deployment, Proactive Resolutions, and Emotional Intelligence.

Sandra is committed to her own ongoing professional development and is a member of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD) and the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).

NSW Public Sector Framework Capabilities

This course is targeted at Foundational to Intermediate level. The following behaviours from thframework are covered:

People Management: Manage and develop people, Inspire direction and purpose, Optimise business outcomes

  • Contribute to developing team capability and recognise potential in people.
  • Give support and regular constructive feedback that is linked to development needs.
  • Recognise performance issues that need to be addressed and work towards resolution of issues.
  • Ensure that roles and responsibilities are clearly communicated.
  • Assist team to understand organisational direction and explain the reasons behind decisions.
  • Keep team members informed of the reasons for decisions so that this may inform their work.
  • Ensure the team/unit objectives lead to the achievement of business outcomes that align with organisational policies.

Personal Attributes: Act with integrity, Manage self, Value diversity, Display resilience and courage

  • Show awareness of own strengths and areas for growth and develop and apply new skills.
  • Acknowledge and be responsive to diverse experiences, perspectives, values and beliefs.
  • Support a culture of integrity and professionalism.
  • Stay calm and focused in the face of challenging situations.

Relationships: Communicate effectively, Influence and negotiate, Work collaboratively

  • Communicate routine technical information clearly.
  • Build a supportive and co-operative team environment.
  • Respond constructively to conflict and disagreements.

Results: Deliver results, Plan and prioritise, Demonstrate accountability

  • Contribute to allocation of responsibilities and resources to ensure achievement of team/unit goals.
  • Understand the team/unit objectives and align operational activities accordingly.
  • Take responsibility and be accountable for own actions.
  • Understand delegations and act within authority levels. 

Course Materials

All course materials are provided.


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Enquiries: For more information on our learning programs, please contact the IPAA NSW Learning Team on 02 8066 1900 or emai[email protected].

When
14/03/2022 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Where
Zoom NSW AUSTRALIA
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Terms and Conditions
Payments

Payment is required prior to attending the event or course. Please contact an IPAA NSW staff member if an exception is required.

Payments - Online Events

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Online Events

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Cancellation policy - Events
  • Cancellation must be in writing and confirmed by an IPAA NSW staff member
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the event – no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the event – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the event – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the event are non-refundable.
Cancellation policy - Scheduled Courses
  • Cancellation must be in writing and confirmed by an IPAA NSW staff member
  • Cancellation received more than 10 business days prior to the start date – no penalty will be incurred
  • Cancellation received within 6-10 business days of the start date – 50% of the fee is payable
  • Cancellation received less than 6 business days prior to the start date – 100% of the fee is payable
  • No show – 100% of the fee is payable
  • Registrations received less than 6 business days prior to the start date are non-refundable.
Cancellation policy - Self-paced Courses
  • Cancellations are not permitted.

Note: If you do not cancel and do not attend and event or course, 100% of the fee must be paid.

Transfer policy - Events
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Substitute nominees may attend in your place where deemed appropriate; however, if a member wishes to substitute a non-member in their place the full fee will be payable.
Transfer policy - Scheduled Courses
  • All requests for transfers must be in writing
  • Your course registration can be transferred to another course without penalty if requested more than 10 business days prior to the course start date. Otherwise, the above cancellation policy applies. Transfers can only be requested when the course fee has been paid in full.
  • Transferring your registration to another person can be done at any time without penalty if nominee details are provided within a minimum of 2 business days prior to the course start date. Transferring from a member to a non-member will result in a fee increase in line with the non-member course fee.
Transfer policy - Self-paced Courses 
  • Transfers to another course are not allowed for self-paced courses.
We may in our discretion waive cancellation charges in exceptional circumstances, but we will not waive cancellation charges on account of work commitments.

Program Changes

IPAA NSW reserves the right to change programs/speakers/venue, or to cancel programs if the enrolment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control prevail. All registrants will be notified in the event of cancellation and their registration fee will be refunded.

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