Effective Community Leadership

Professional Development
In person
Thursday, 12 September, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
ONE70, LV1, 170 Railway Parade, West Leederville, WA 6007

$530.00 (plus GST) 

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The course introduces engagement principles and communication skills required of Elected Members in their role as community leaders and representatives of the Council. 

Topics covered in the course include the context and parameters of partnerships between Council and outside organisations, how to interact within the community, skills needed to build community engagement, barriers to community engagement, leadership within community and determining capacity of the community.

Target Audience

Recommended for Elected Members looking to increase their knowledge and understanding of their leadership role in Local Government and the broader community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of leadership styles;
  • Develop strategic thinking skills and the ability to articulate strategic vision;
  • Understanding the different modes of community engagement and how that impacts the Elected Member as a Leader;
  • Understand and distinguish between the strategic role of the Council and the operational role of the Administration in community engagement;
  • Build a toolkit of communication skills to effectively connect with Council and community; and
  • Know the outcomes of building community relationships that are beneficial to the work of Local Government.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Thursday, 12 Sep 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$530.00 (plus GST) 

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Tuesday, 10 Dec 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$530.00 (plus GST) 

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