A comprehensive and targeted program to expand your senior leadership capability


Optimise your leadership for more senior and complex roles
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Practical, engaging and hands-on, this comprehensive masterclass will optimise your professional performance and prepare you for the next stage of your career. Specifically designed for EL1 & EL2 level roles and built around the core capabilities set out by the APSC, you will gain key tools to thrive as a senior public sector leader and to tackle your career with drive and resilience.

A proverbial ‘one stop shop’ for your professional and leadership development, this program has been thoughtfully designed to optimise your learning experience around your work week. You will walk away refreshed, inspired and confident in you rleadership and the path ahead.

This masterclass is:

• Led by a seasoned and highly-rated virtual facilitator: With 300+ past delegates giving Daniel a customer satisfaction rating of 98%
Highly interactive, engaging and practical: Gain personalised feedback, practical frameworks and a tailored action plan
Great for Groups: Group bookings provide the opportunity to work together as a team as well as forge new connections across the APS

What can I expect from this online Masterclass?

• A personalised learning experience: With a maximum of 25 participants, this intimate and hands-on Masterclass will give you the opportunity to share your personal objectives and organisational challenges, work in groups to solve problems and have 1-1 discussions with the facilitator to receive personalised feedback and insights.
• Build new connections and a support network of like-minded peers: You’ll get the chance to collaborate and problem-solve with a new network of public sector professionals, all with a special interest in growing as EL1 & EL2 leaders. Each participant will work in small groups throughout the modules to provide support, advice and networking between sessions, with many support networks continuing beyond the program as lasting relationships.
• A toolkit of takeaway resources: Walk away with a toolkit of practical resources, frameworks and hacks that you will be able to implement immediately to assist your leadership development journey and career progression goals.
• Professional live online event delivery team and live IT support: This isn’t our first rodeo. We specialise in delivering online learning and have served thousands of customers. Our live event delivery team will be online with you to address any IT challenges and support the facilitator so everyone can focus on learning without any distractions.

Who will attend?

Professionals and leaders across the Public Sector in EL1 & EL2 roles such as:
• Director
• Superintendent
• Program Manager
• Principal
• Executive Director
• Assistant Director
• Inspector
• Senior Manager
• Team Leader
• Specialist

Benefits of attending

  • Define your leadership values and commitments to build trust and confidence
  • Build your team’s capabilities and improve performance through culture and support
  • Learn how to develop and drive diverse teams to unlock innovation
  • Develop the skills to communicate with conviction and foster team commitment
  • Learn how to give feedback that provides clarity, motivation and action
  • Become a strategic leader with the ability to make tough decisions within the APS environment

Key Speakers

Daniel Murray
Founder & Director
Empathic Consulting

What People Are Saying

  • “Practical and insightful techniques for leading people.”

    Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, April 2022
  • “This training is fantastic! Common sense, easy to understand and the tips and concepts are real things that I’ll be able to implement into my work practice. I highly recommend it to any emerging and established leaders.”

    Australian Federal Police, July 2021
  • “A fantastic journey of light bulb moments, both for my own development as a leader, and for the development of my team. Thank you Daniel for such inspiration!”

    Department of Health, January 2021
  • “I particularly loved the way Daniel got us to interact with the materials in smaller working groups and use the knowledge and skills he was teaching us in exercises that really drove home the effectiveness of the content.”

    Department of Social Services, December 2020