Premier supports Leadership Academy
The first group of Deputy Secretaries (and equivalents) began their Leadership Academy program on Wednesday 22 October.
The year-long program begins with an assessment of current skills and capabilities based on 360 reviews and a two-day “day in the life of a Secretary” simulation – known as a development centre.
The results of these assessments are evaluated against the NSW public sector’s top Leader Success Profile to develop individual bespoke programs. Programs could contain a mix of some or all of the following: coaching, mentoring, formal education or secondments.
Premier Mike Baird congratulated the 12 pilot program participants at an informal lunch in late September as a part his personal commitment to executive leadership development in the sector.
Premier Mike Baird with the first group of participants in the NSW Leadership Academy program for Deputy Secretaries (and equivalent). (L-R) Maryanne Mrakovcic, Caralee McLiesh, Anthony Lean, Brendan Thomas, Rodd Staples, Deidre Mulkerin, Elizabeth Koff, Kerry Chant, Jeannine Biviano, Simon Officer.