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The Manager Essentials Program is a high quality, contemporary manager program that develops the fundamental and essential management capabilities of all State Service Managers.
Manager Essentials Program incorporates a series of stand-alone active learning modules delivered as individual development workshops – aimed at front-line, mid-level managers or senior managers across the Tasmanian State Service. The learning modules provide managers with skills and tools to equip them to better manage.
Manager Essentials Program empowers managers at all levels to make good decisions and manage effectively to positively impact the performance of their team, their agency within the State Service.
Each learning module begins with a Getting Started Guide. The Getting Started Guides incorporate a series of self-directed learning activities and includes pre-reading materials; tasks and online information. This is followed by a face-to-face workshop allowing participants to explore the challenges in more details. Applying the learning will be through a management challenge inquiry. The learning module ends with an On-the-Job learning guide which contains resources/tools and development options to help embed the learning long term.
Participants can choose to complete one or all of the stand-alone learning modules. The option of completing all enables participants to obtain essential management skills required for management roles across the broader State Service.
Module 1 - Understanding self and developing others: the reflective mindset
Module 2 - Understanding government and governance
Module 3 - Managing People
Module 4 - Creating a Positive Work Environment
Program 8 Launceston
|Program 9 Hobart||Program 10 Hobart|
Registration – please click on the link
|Register P9||Register P10|
EI Diagnostic Survey opens
23 Jul 2018
|27 Aug 2018||5 Nov 2018|
EI Diagnostic Survey closes
2 Aug 2018
|7 Sept 2018||16 Nov 2018|
½ Day Induction Workshop
8 Aug 2018
|14 Sept 2018||27 Nov 2018|
Module 1 Workshop
Understanding self and developing others: the reflective mindset
5 Sept 2018
|18 Oct 2018||20 Feb 2019|
Module 2 Workshop
Understanding government and governance
24 Oct 2018
|5 Dec 2018||10 April 2019|
Module 3 Workshop
12 Dec 2018
|28 Feb 2019||5 June 2019|
Module 4 Workshop
Creating a positive work environment
6 Mar 2019
|20 March 2019||31 July 2019|
The program is aimed at new or current/existing State Service Managers as well as experienced managers in the Service wanting to refresh their management capabilities. Participants must have direct reports and supervise between two and eight people.
The four active learning modules are delivered over 7 months and focused around four intensive 1 day workshops. The program involves commitment and focus from participants. It will require participants to engage with the learning activities and materials with up to 2-3 hours per week of study required.
The program will:
Congratulations to the pilot program group, who completed the program in December 2017. The schedule for the pilot was:
25 May 2017 - 1/2 Day Induction
15 June 2017 - Module 1
10 August 2017 - Module 2
19 October 2017 - Module 3
7 December 2017 - Module 4
The pilot targeted current managers with management and supervisory responsibility. The pilot program had 27 highly motivated people who were managers drawn from every single agency and authority. The target group for the pilot program was mid-level managers at Bands 6, 7 and 8 and also included three equivalent level health professionals. The participants held a range of responsibilities and accountabilities for the full range of management functions (managing people, budgets, resources) including having direct reports.
For more information, please contact the Tasmanian Training Consortium on 6232 7511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org