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Great leaders build high performing organisations. That's why the South Australian Government is intentionally and systemically investing in leadership development for public sector employees.

Whether you are an aspiring leader looking to step up, or a current executive looking to stay abreast of global management trends, we have the right resources available.

South Australian Leadership Academy

Still in its inaugural year, the South Australian Leadership Academy is a pilot initiative designed to nurture high performing executives and emerging leaders through a range of bespoke programs.

In 2017, the Academy’s core programs will focus on supporting our key priorities including: strengthening performance management and development practices, increasing the number of female executives, and increasing the number of Aboriginal executives in the public sector.

A full program overview can be found on the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment website.

Other leadership programs and opportunities

Other leadership programs and opportunities managed at a whole of government level include:

  • Commissioner's Women's Mentoring Program
  • EMPOWER Sponsorship Program
  • Jawun Executive Secondments
  • Modern Manager Training Series
  • ANZSOG Partnership

Learn more about these programs by visiting the Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment website.

In addition to the above programs, leadership development opportunities are provided within our agencies and these can include secondments, coaching, mentoring, action learning sets, as well as workshops and more formal programs tailored for local needs.