I was sitting at a table way in the back of the Great Hall at Parliament House when a gentleman sat next to me and introduced himself: David Pryce, Deputy Director-General Access Canberra. It did not take long to find common ground which was the Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).
To help build a high-performing, future-focused Queensland public sector, each year the Queensland Public Service Commission partners with QUT to offer one-for-one scholarships for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander employees to undertake the highly regarded Public Sector Management Program (PSMP).
Many past PSMP graduates have gone on to achieve great success in their careers and make significant contributions to Australian society through their work. Dr Akin Falake is one of them.
They’re often unspoken, but you’d be mistaken for thinking that soft skills such as communication, listening and collaboration hold no relevance in today’s modern workplace.
Imagine, Courtney was your daughter, sister or family member? Whilst she was not homeless, she was couch-surfing and sleeping rough while struggling with drug and mental health issues. Courtney was killed last Friday in a public place in Melbourne. She needed help, and a safe place might have saved her. …
QUT celebrated its largest ever Canberra Graduation 26 March, reflecting the Australian Public Sectors’ (APS) increasing investment in preparing staff for a rapidly advancing workplace that can deliver on its promises.
When I interviewed Charlotte Sangster for her PSMP scholarship application in 2015, what stood out was her total commitment to have impact, to make a difference in peoples’ lives. She also knew that there was a bigger role out there for her that would remain elusive without further studies.
One of the highlights of being part of an EMBA cohort is the people you meet. One of our 2018 Canberra graduates, Veena Bedekar, was nominated as Student Representative Speaker. She shares an extract of her graduate speech below. My experience of Veena is that she is truly…
We always love hearing the success stories from our women who have received a full scholarship. Charlotte Sangster received the Public Sector Management Program NGO full scholarship last year. Here she relates how the program has projected her career forward.