Learning in the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP) can spark curiosity and motivation to continue study.
‘How fast can you learn, how much can you take, and how much do you want to give back?’ These questions can guide the design of an impactful development intervention.
Having identified your high potential group, the next question is the design of a development intervention. What strategies are most effective in building executive readiness?
Registering for a professional development module takes courage. Coming to a workshop day with others, contributing to the discussion and doing the learning activities can take many people out of their comfort zones.
For those wanting to advance their career into leadership, there comes a time when their technical abilities alone will not get them to the next stage.
There can be several different reasons to develop a leadership program. If your objective is to develop a pipeline of leaders ready to step up to executive roles, it is worth the investment of time to consider the potential of those who seem likely contenders. What do you look for?
When considering professional development, the contemporary worker is looking for flexibility and pathways to higher levels of learning. Through QUTs Enterprise Leadership offering, Esther Murphy, a manager at Brisbane City Council, was able to complete professional development modules in areas of most relevance to her.
Many believe that study toward an academic qualification is something beyond their capabilities. They think university study will be too hard and something they can’t fit in around their busy work roles. This was true of Bronwyn Morris, Program Services Coordinator, here at the Graduate School of Business, QUT. The flexibility of the Enterprise Leadership program helped Bronwyn to ease into university study and achieve her dream.
It is wonderful to hear from Katie Bickerton that her experience in Enterprise Leadership has given her the skills to make a stronger contribution to her organisation.
Across the world, organisations are contemplating a different re-entry after more profound separation. However, few leaders that I speak to see the return to the physical workplace as a return to their previous business-as-usual.