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Elected Members Leadership Session

Duration:  9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Local Government House - 148 Frome Street Adelaide, 5000
Delivery: Face to face
For: Elected Members 


Course overview:
This session is an ideal opportunity to network and learn with other Elected Members from across the state while learning new techniques in managing difficult conversations.  
 
The session will be facilitated in two parts:
 
  1. ‘Shared learning & networking’ - a chance to ‘take stock’ and reflect and share key learnings from your leadership experience since the beginning of the first term. Facilitated by Rowena McLean, Director, Sector Development, LGA, this session will be interactive, fun and an opportunity to build an elected member's network beyond your own council patch.
 
  1. Managing difficult conversations’ -  learn ways to better lead and manage challenging situations. Debra Sarre, the founder and Principal Consultant of SarreODL will facilitate this session.  Deb will offer practical ways to develop skills in leading more effectively and managing difficult situations. Typical scenarios will be used in a safe and respectful learning environment. 
 
Debra is a coach, facilitator and educator supporting the development of leaders. Drawing on 20 years experience, she specialises in building strong and positive leaders and teams. She will encourage participants to explore and learn new ways to manage the multiple conversations an Elected Member leadership role demands.

For further information about the session please contact Liz O'Flynn, Program Manager, LGA Training liz.oflynn@lga.sa.gov.au or on 08 8224 2044.