Community Leadership Project
Local government has a pivotal role in shaping places and communities.
No matter what your role is in local government, demonstrating community leadership is key to your success. This course provides you with an opportunity to undertake a community leadership project, supported and guided, which can make a real impact on your council and community.
Community Leadership Project is tailored to suit a range of roles within local government. Being able to plan for and demonstrate community leadership is important for a range of areas including spatial planning, strategic planning, asset management, governance, community, service delivery, human resources, management and customer relations. Whether you are internally or externally focused in your dealing with the community, this subject will help you to identify and work on a community related project or initiative that is relevant to your role, council and ongoing professional development.
To register your interest for this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and contact number and you will be contacted with further details.
|Dates||Flexible start and completion date|
|Venue||Online with remote coaching supervision|
|Cost||$2,650 (GST Free)|
Who should attend?
Professionals from all levels of local government seeking community leadership understanding and practice.
- The principles of community and community leadership
- The governance role of Local Government
- Place based approaches and working collaboratively with stakeholders
- Planning and undertaking a community based project that aligns with council strategy
- Developing personal leadership skills for community outcomes
About the presenter
Leadership Program Specialist: Sophi Bruce With over 20 years’ experience working in and with the public sector, Sophi specialises in approaches to leadership development, change and transition, and social impact projects. She understands the complexities of leading in local government and draws on a range of techniques that help people to work collaboratively and generate improved outcomes. With UTS since 2011, Sophi has responsibility for the suite of leadership programs offered by the Centre for Local Government.
Pathway to postgraduate study
Successful completion of this short course could count as credit towards one of our postgraduate courses.
In-house training solutions
This Community Leadership Project can also be customised and/or delivered in-house. Find out more.
This short course is presented by the university's Institute for Public Policy and Governance. Learn more about the Institute's research, industry collaboration, postgraduate programs and short courses.