LOCAL GOVERNMENT EVENTS (For further development opportunities, visit the Professional Development tab.)
Local Government Social Media Forum
29 May, Brisbane
LGMA Queensland's Social Media Forum is a new initivative launched in response to the growing use of social media in the community and the rise of new communication and engagement technologies.
While there are many social media conferences out there, this Forums stands out from the pack as it offers a local government perspective based around the practical needs of the sector.
Our one day programme will help you learn how to develop and enhance your social media profile through interactive sessions and facilitated discussions.
Click here for programme and registration details on this exciting new event.
Executive Management Programme
2-4 July 2013, Brisbane
Executive Management in Queensland local government is a professional development programme for local government professionals wanting a more complete understanding of the role of the Chief Executive Officer with the Queensland local government system. The programme has been written by experienced CEOs and senior managers from Queensland local government and consists of 6 modules: the role of the CEO; Legislative Framework; Risk Management; Resource Management; and Managing the Business of Council. This programme is aimed at those people seeking a better understanding of executive management in local government, including those new to the industry, new to a managerial position in any profession and existing senior managers seeking a refresher.
The 2013 Executive Management Programme is limited to 24 people. Further information can be found on the programme and registration form. Secure your place now.
2013 National Congress and Business Expo
The 2013 National Congress and Business Expo will be held from 19 - 22 May 2013 in Hobart, Tasmania.
LGMA's annual National Congress and Business Expo will take the high road in 2013 and challenge delegates to think about great society. What is the role of local government in the creation of great societies? Do we know what our communities want? What makes residents happy? We collect rates, pave roads and shift rubbish, but what else do we do, and do we do it well?
Join keynote speakers Bob Brown, Mark Pesce and Therese Rein in Hobart. Register now for the early bird rate (ends 19th April). Discounts are available for Management Challenge Programme participants.
More information can be found in the registration brochure or on the LGMA National website. Register online now or download a registration form.
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