Government and Leadership

Upskill your public sector knowledge in the heart of government

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Flexible short courses to advance your public service career

If you’re looking to expand your public sector knowledge while continuing your Australian Public Service or state/territory government career, our government and leadership short courses can help you get ahead.

With a mix of on-campus, in-person, online, self-paced and hybrid delivery modes, our short government courses are great ways to take part in public service training without having to commit to a degree or full-time program.

Upcoming courses

Influential Writing for Government

2 May, In-Person

Learn why influential writing matters and how it generates positive outcomes for government and the community.

High Performance through Systems Thinking

8 May, In-Person

Explore the fundamentals of systems thinking and the role of people as part of those systems.

Understanding Ministers and Cabinet

8 - 9 May, In-Person

Discover a new perspective on the role of Ministers and the institution of Cabinet from a practical perspective.

Build targeted skills in government and leadership

Designed especially for busy public servants, our short courses run from one to five days in length. Offering a range of in-demand public sector training courses throughout the year – from introductory leadership courses and government writing courses to senior policy courses and everything in between – you’ll be sure to find one to suit your circumstances.

Responding directly to the needs of both public sector employees and employers, our government and leadership program will see you gain a deep knowledge of the inner workings of government. Exploring a range of government frameworks, you’ll discover new tools and techniques you can implement into your public sector role as soon as you return to work.

Public sector training in the corridors of power

Developed specifically for members of the APS workforce in consultation with federal and state/territory government departments, our expansive range of short courses cater to all employment levels – from entry level public servants to senior executives.

Delivered by in Canberra – at the heart of the Australian halls of government– it’s the perfect place to build public sector skills and an ideal location to make strong government and leadership connections.

All our short courses are also available for tailored, in-house delivery at your organisation, allowing maximum attendance and an immediate capability uplift for your entire team.

For further information or to request a quotation contact us on:

T:(02) 51145573
E:profedcourses@adfa.edu.au