Browse the IPAA Program of courses and events to grow your career and stay connected and inspired.
Our IPAA Program has been designed with your public sector career in mind, aligning with the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework, and shaped by the input of your senior leaders.
Develop yourself where and when you want to, or take advantage of our unique opportunities for networking, mentoring and thought leadership, while exploring some of the big issues facing the public sector.
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Propel your career in the NSW public sector with these free 1-hour webinars.
10:00PM - 11:00AM
Showcasing the exceptional work of public servants, making a difference to NSW.
Hear the Auditor General’s departing reflections on the sector at this exclusive event.
Discover the power of listening, to yourself and others.
4:30PM - 7:30PM
Celebrate the role of women working to build a strong public sector
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Everything you need to know for your next project.
9:30AM - 12:30PM
Develop the foundational skills for developing and supporting policy initiatives.
Develop the consultant mindset for success in your government work.
7:00AM - 9:00AM
Hear directly from Julie Inman Grant, one of the world’s most influential leaders revolutionising government.
Everything you need to know about contract management.
7:15AM - 9:00AM
Grow your public sector connections whilst watching the biggest debate of the year.
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Learn what inspires and motivates the Secretary of Transport for NSW
3:30PM - 4:30PM
Join three secretaries as they reflect on the last year.
Get the skills and knowledge to help you advance your career in policy development
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Join your public sector peers for a night of networking.
7:00AM - 8:45AM
Explore the sustainability achievements of Singapore's government and learn lessons for success.
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Showcasing the exceptional work of public servants, making a difference to NSW
Everything you need to know about finance.
Do you need to take minutes and provide meeting support?
Explore the crucial role of public, private and not-for-profit sector collaboration to deliver the government’s policy commitments.
5:00PM - 6:30PM
Connect with your peers and create innovative solutions to some of the state’s major policy initiatives.
Strengthen your employability in just one-hour!
Learn what inspires and motivates the Secretary of the NSW Premier’s Department
Build public sector connections and learn how to take your career to the next level
Explore the potential of the virtual frontier in public service.
Join us for an inspiring networking event designed exclusively for women in the public sector.
Build your public sector connections and knowledge to grow, while inspiring those around you.
7:30AM - 8:55AM
Learn the skills to interpret and communicate technical information to varying audiences. Understand how to integrate data into their documents and produce statistical insights relevant to your work.
Do you need to write clear and concise ministerial correspondence?
Do you need to design, develop and deliver an effective briefing?
9:00AM - 1:00PM
Learn about the relationship between the public sector and the NSW Government.
This course covers the competencies required for independent and self-directed work in the public sector. It is particularly suited to those working in an environment where there is a range of responsibilities which are diverse in nature ra....
This qualification is intended for people currently working in a position with responsibility for the management of complex procurement and contracting. This specialist qualification covers the competencies required for independent and self....
Do you buy goods and services on behalf of the government? Learn about the fundamental principles of procurement in the Queensland Public Sector.