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    2018 Professional Development Calendar
LGPro provides a broad range of professional development opportunities for people working at all levels in Local Government.

This includes:

  • An extensive number of Local Government specific programs
  • Conferences, forums and seminars
  • Awards
  • Sector Secondment Program
  • Online Learning courses
  • Special Interest Groups connecting people working in similar roles across the sector

Our professional development offerings are listed in the pathway document on this page.

Upcoming Programs, Conferences, Events and SIG Meetings

 
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When: March 20 – June 20, 2018
Where: Docklands
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This program has been tailored specifically for outdoor workers within Local Government from metropollitan, interface and regional Councils across Victoria. The typical program pariticipant will be in, or is to be appointed to an entry-level supervisory team leader or coordinator role and have limited experience, or needs to extend their skills in managing or leading... Details
When: August 7 – November 20, 2018
Where: Docklands
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The LGPro Mentoring Program is for professionals working in Local Government throughout Victoria. This cross-council program brings together Council officers from all levels to learn from each other by sharing knowledge, expertise and skills. It enables those seeking professional development (mentees) and those sharing their knowledge (mentors) to gain new perspectives and insights into the many rewarding career and leadership opportunities in Local Government in... Details
When: August 15, 2018 – April 11, 2019
Where: DOCKLANDS, VIC
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: August 21, 2018
Where: Docklands, VIC
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A half-day workshop designed to help Local Government use new communication technologies to better engage with their residents and communities. Matthew Gordon, Director of OurSay, Australia’s largest e-democracy platform, facilitates the interactive workshop which has been designed specifically for people working in the sector.

When: August 23, 2018
Where: DOCKLANDS
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A full day hands-on workshop provides those who write or authorise Council reports with the skills necessary to report effectively.

When: August 28, 2018
Where: SALE
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: August 29, 2018
Where: Bendigo, VIC
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The half day program is open to all LGPro Corporate Partners. It is tailored to people working in organisations that work in partnership with Local Government and those who provide specific services to the sector and want to develop a better understanding of the sector and the challenges it faces.

When: August 30, 2018
Where: Docklands, VIC
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This program has been tailored specifically for outdoor workers within Local Government from metropollitan, interface and regional Councils across Victoria. The typical program pariticipant will be in, or is to be appointed to an entry-level supervisory team leader or coordinator role and have limited experience, or needs to extend their skills in managing or leading teams.... Details
When: September 4 – November 22, 2018
Where: Wedderburn, VIC
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When: September 4, 2018
Where: Footscray
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When: September 5, 2018
Where: MELBOURNE
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This workshop is designed to support non-finance professionals working in Local Government to perform their financial planning and reporting responsibilities. The major areas covered are: - Understanding the legislation and office obligations in regard to the preparation of the key planning and report documents - Learning the key accounting concepts and financial terms - Undertaking effective budgeting, monitoring, forecasting and... Details
When: September 6, 2018
Where: DOCKLANDS
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A one day program suitable for people who are new, or who have been recently appointed to Local Government. It is also beneficial for people who are working in the sector and who would like to improve their knowledge of Council governance.

When: September 6, 2018
Where: GEELONG, VIC
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When: September 6, 2018
Where: Nunawading
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When: September 12, 2018
Where: Narre Warren

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