• Leading yourself and others through change
  • Tips for coping with change
  • Managing uncertainty and ambiguity


  • Understand the dynamic nature of change and applying innovation at work
  • Access strategies and tools for co-design/collaboration, embracing diversity and strengthening integrity.
  • Develop confidence as adaptive change managers

Who Should Attend

People coming to grips with leading a team and managing others for the first time, or team leaders who have been a team member and are now the team leader.

Benefits to You and Your Organisation

  • Focusing on what you can do when change is imposed
  • Networking with people in similar roles in the SA public sector
  • Expert input, skills development and access to strategies, tools and tips

Learn about our speakers

Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

BEd, GradDipBusAdmin, CIVTAA, PracCert Mediation CIArb
Centre for People Development

Chris has held a diverse range of roles in his career, both in Australia and internationally. He has successfully led learning and development projects that have enhanced both individual and organisational capability, including in his role as national manager for industry based national apprenticeship mentoring programs.

Chris has extensive management and leadership experience across many industry sectors including Defence, Banking, Aged Care and Mining.

He has certifications in several psychometric tools, is a practicing mediator and is highly regarded for his interpersonal skills and a practical approach to learning and development.

Upcoming course availability

In person

October 2023

Monday, 16 October 2023

In person

November 2023

Thursday, 16 November 2023

In person

November 2023

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

BOOKED OUT - email to be added to the waitlist.

December 2023

Thursday, 07 December 2023


1 full day 9:00am-4:30pm (8:45am registration)

Contact us for alternate duration and delivery style options

Competency framework
First Line Manager Common (ASO3-ASO5)
Middle Manager Core (ASO5-ASO6)

Workbook, resources, refreshments, morning tea and lunch

12 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
(please visit registration links for further information)
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Personal Member $515
State Govt Employee Member $550
Corporate Member $560
Non-Member $645

This course is part of the New and Emerging Manager Series. Register for the full series and save up to 15% on the full price of each course.

As well as expert input and resource manuals for future reference, here is an opportunity to work with colleagues across the public sector who are all tackling the same big challenges across 4 units:

  •     Leading and Developing an Effective Team
  •     Providing Performance Feedback
  •     Leading and Managing Change
  •     Managing Workloads

  • “Loved the detailed theory of the significant aspects of Change and the interactive group activities which blended the practical use of information very well.”


  • “Great tools that are easy to put into practice.”


  • “Great presenters, would love to attend more courses presented by Rob and Cheryl.”