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CENTRE FOR LIFELONG LEARNING

Short Courses

VICTORIA PROFESSIONAL AND EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT FEBRUARY TO DECEMBER 2018


BUILDING CAPABILITY Organisations are interested in building capability in order to change behaviours and ultimately deliver the business results they are looking for. Courses or programmes make up only one part of what organisations need to do to drive the change. The bigger picture is what is happening in the workplace to support this change, whether coaching and mentoring programmes, processes, resourcing changes or other activities. We are keen to talk to you about your capability building projects and the outcomes and results you are looking for. Jeff Ashford, Director Victoria University Centre for Lifelong Learning

IN THIS BOOKLET WE HAVE COURSES TO BUILD YOUR CAPABILITY TO: Lead: Programmes and courses for aspiring, emerging, growing and experienced leaders Manage: Managing people, yourself, stakeholders and projects Communicate: Written, oral, interpersonal and cross-cultural communication and engagement Analyse: Working with data, information, financial and economic figures

MEET THE TEAM Victoria University's Professional and Executive Development team. Our experienced team is responsible for the short courses and programmes offered by Victoria University. Contact our programme advisors about programme content and development, and customised programmes. Jeff Ashford, Director

jeff.ashford@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6553 Contact me about customised courses and programme content and development.

Tania McGowan, Associate Director

tania.mcgowan@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6561 Contact me about customised courses and programme content and development.

Maciu Raivoka, Programme Advisor

maciu.raivoka@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6935 Contact me about customised courses and programme content and development.

Darci Thompson, Senior Programme Advisor

darci.thompson@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 9967 Contact me about customised courses and programme content and development.

Louise Kotze, Programme Advisor

louise.kotze@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6871 Contact me about enrolments and course administration.

Motea Cawanikawai, Team Administrator

Think: Mindsets, ideas and tools for thinking about things in new ways

motea.cawanikawai@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6556 Contact me about enrolments and course administration.

Know: Expand your mind with new areas of knowledge.

Tharini Nanayakkara, Programme Coordinator

→→ ENROL ONLINE @ WWW.VICTORIA.AC.NZ/PROFDEV

Enrol and view full course outlines and information on teaching staff on our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

tharini.nanayakkara@vuw.ac.nz 04-463 6542

Courses take place at the newly built Victoria Business School— Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay— Pipitea Campus.


IN-HOUSE COURSES AND CUSTOMISED PROGRAMMES Are you looking for a course or programme for your organisation or industry group? We can provide: →→ Short courses from our public programme delivered in-house for a group of employees →→ Customised executive education courses based on university degree content →→ Workshops/courses for an existing organisational programme or team event →→ Customised multi-day programmes (eg. leadership) for an organisation, or a specific organisation industry group →→ Programmes for international groups coming to Wellington can include both classroom and site visit experiences and ongoing group networking.

Customised Programmes We develop integrated programmes that meet your organisation’s capability priorities. Programmes generally consist of 4 to 10 days of face-to-face contact and can range from an intensive programme of one week, to sessions over several months. The programme can include: content-based teaching, workshops, guest speakers, action learning components, self-reflection, project-based learning, senior leadership team and/or management involvement, e-learning or remote teaching, and other components. Programmes can include contributions from various subjectmatter experts, senior practitioners, consultants, facilitators and leaders in the field. They are led by a Programme

Director who has oversight for the programme and is a member of the Victoria Business School Executive Education Associate Network. Contact Tania or Maciu to discuss your customised course on 04-463 6556 or email profdev@vuw.ac.nz Or find out more about customised programmes on our website www.victoria.ac.nz/pedshortcourses/customised

YOUR CUSTOMISED PROGRAMME ing Environm Learn ent e h T

Why do you want and need a programme?

Your Development Priorities → Change and transformation → Strategic direction → Team development and collaboration → Business requirements

STRATEGIC NEEDS ANALYSIS

Ensure strategic and cultural alignment to your needs Focus on what professionals need in a format that works for them

Delivery by subject matter and learning facilitation experts

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What will you get out of the programme?

Use learning and development best practice

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Focus on relevant scenarios, problems and solutions

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Create opportunities for networking, collaboration, peer learning and self reflection Stimulating, challenging and relevant learning material

Content based on latest research and best practice

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PROGRAMME EVALUATION AND ANALYSIS OF IMPACT

→ Enhanced individual, group and organisational performance → Career development → Improved people and customer engagement → Foundations for culture change → Enhanced future for all

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LEADERSHIP PROGRAMMES

LEADERSHIP COURSES

These multi-day programmes provide you with an opportunity to grow your leadership skills and knowledge as well as provide opportunities for networking, peer learning, collaboration and self-reflection.

NEUROSCIENCE FOR LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT

EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAMME

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The Victoria ELP is an in-depth immersion into the critical knowledge and expertise necessary to accelerate your contribution and your career. The programme gives you an opportunity to reflect on your strengths, style and leadership approach; and teaches you how to better mobilise these capacities to achieve your professional goals. Target audience: New and aspiring leaders, staff identified as high potentials or for accelerated development. →→ Tue 27, Wed 28 & Thu 29 March, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 26, Wed 27 & Thu 28 June, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 20, Wed 21 & Thu 22 November, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $2595 plus GST

ASPIRE: WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME Diversity at the top leadership table correlates positively with better organisational performance, so why are more women not in senior leadership roles? This unique programme, delivered over five months, will increase your confidence, impact and effectiveness as a leader. Duration: Eight half-days over five months Target audience: Women in team leader and midmanagement positions who aspire to more senior leadership roles. →→ Starts Mon 26 February, 9.15am-1pm →→ Starts Mon 30 July, 9.15am-1pm Karen Waitt, Paula Feathers & Trish Lui Fee: $3495 plus GST

This course examines the latest neuroscience research and how it relates to the modern workplace. It uses experimental exercises and the ‘My Brain Solutions Leadership Assessment (MBSLA)’ brain-based diagnostic tool. Paul McDonald Fee: $1895 plus GST

STRATEGIC CHANGE LEADERSHIP The manner in which change is led is crucial for the success of organisational change. This two-day course focuses on the capabilities and skills to lead change so that you have the best possible chance of delivering the results that matter. →→ Tue 22 & Wed 23 May, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 23 & Wed 24 October, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $1795 plus GST

THE INFLUENTIAL LEADER The Influential Leader focuses on the subtle art of influence without authority. Specifically, the clever application of tools and strategies that will allow you to become highly influential regardless of the level of formal authority you possess. →→ Thu 26 & Fri 27 April, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 18 & Wed 19 September, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $1795 plus GST

CONFIDENT LEADERSHIP Confident Leadership is a one-day workshop with a deep focus on unfolding and applying the hidden structure of leadership confidence to allow you to make more of the leadership abilities and talents you already have. →→ Thu 22 February, 9am-4.30pm →→ Wed 13 June, 9am-4.30pm →→ Wed 31 October, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $895 plus GST

THE HIGH IMPACT LEADER This two-day workshop for mid to senior leaders focuses on the few competencies needed to improve your impact and your ability to move from being a good leader to becoming truly outstanding. →→ Tue 20 & Wed 21 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 21 & Wed 22 August, 9am–4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $1795 plus GST

PROBLEM SOLVING FOR LEADERS This course focuses on the key drivers for high quality problem solving and decision making regardless of the level of challenge or complexity you may be facing. It is for mid-level to senior leaders.

"Aspire: Women’s Leadership Development Programme gave me a set of skills that helped me go beyond surviving professional and personal challenges and thrive in uncertain environments. I have gone from a job I enjoyed to a career I am passionate about." Alex, Senior Advisor Brand and Culture, Deloitte

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→→ Thu 1 March, 9am-4.30pm →→ Thu 23 August, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $895 plus GST

LEADERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS Leadership Fundamentals is a one-day intensive course that introduces new and aspiring leaders to the essential foundations for effective leadership. →→ Wed 21 February, 9am-4.30pm →→ Thu 21 June, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 30 October, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $795 plus GST


STRATEGY AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS THINKING This practical two-day course will focus on systems thinking approaches to strategic decision making. The emphasis will be on learning and applying tools that help you understand complexity, design better operating policies, and guide effective change from a holistic systems thinking perspective. →→ Mon 14 & Tue 15 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 6 & Fri 7 September, 9am–4.30pm Arun Elias Fee: $1395 plus GST

STRATEGY BUILDER This one-day course, based on the new book by the presenter Stephen Cummings, Strategy Builder: How to Create and Communicate More Effective Strategies, addresses common problems with creating strategy and outlines solutions that will result in more strategic engagement in your organisation. →→ Mon 28 May, 9am-4.30pm →→ Fri 31 August, 9am-4.30pm Stephen Cummings Fee: $895 plus GST

DESIGN THINKING FUNDAMENTALS: 1 DAY CONDENSED BOOTCAMP An introduction to design thinking, and its relevance to business and the public sector. It’s a glimpse into the world of design and the process, methods and a focus on mindset involved in creating successful outcomes. →→ Thu 12 April, 9am-5.30pm →→ Thu 21 June, 9am-5.30pm →→ Wed 29 August, 9am-5.30pm →→ Wed 7 November, 9am-5.30pm William Meadows Fee: $800 plus GST

DESIGN THINKING FUNDAMENTALS: 2 DAY EXTENDED BOOTCAMP This two-day course provides an extended introduction to design thinking, and its relevance to business and the public sector. It is a glimpse into the world of design and the three parts of design thinking: process, methods and mindset. This course emphasises those three parts of design thinking in approaching complex problem and creating successful outcomes. →→ Wed 7 & Thu 8 March, 9am-5.30pm →→ Wed 16 & Thu 17 May, 9am-5.30pm →→ Wed 25 & Thu 26 July, 9am-5.30pm →→ Wed 3 & Thu 4 October, 9am-5.30pm William Meadows & Matthew Ellingsen Fee: $1600 plus GST

STRATEGIC THINKING FOR GOVERNMENT This one-day introductory course looks at the mindset of strategic thinkers, identifies useful strategic thinking models and examines what "being strategic" looks like in the context of emergent public service delivery in New Zealand. Note: This is not a strategic planning course or for experienced strategists. →→ Fri 13 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 14 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 17 October, 9am–4.30pm Rohan Light Fee: $795 plus GST

MANAGING YOURSELF AND OTHERS BUILDING HIGH PERFORMING TEAMS This is a two-day workshop, for new and mid-level leaders, who want understand drivers of team performance, and establish strategies, behaviours and practises to get the best out of their team. →→ Tue 17 & Wed 18 April, 9am-4.30pm →→ Tue 25 & Wed 26 September, 9am-4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $1395 plus GST

LEADING TEAM RESILIENCE This course for people leaders focuses on improving your personal resilience, as well as how to strengthen your team’s resilience. It is based on scientific research that shows resilience skills can be learnt and improved with the right tools and strategies. →→ Tue 24 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 5 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 10 October, 9am–4.30pm Richard Whitney

Fee: $795 plus GST

MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH IN TEAMS This one-day course will give a greater awareness of mental health and its impact in the workplace. It will look at strategies for improved management of mental health at work. →→ Fri 15 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 19 September, 9am–4.30pm Umbrella Health Ltd Presenter

Fee: $795 plus GST

ORGANISATIONAL COACHING SKILLS Coaching techniques and powerful questions change the nature of everyday conversations and lead to higher levels of engagement, increased self-sufficiency, creative thinking and innovation. This highly practical two-day course is an introduction to coaching skills for managers and others. →→ Thu 17 & Fri 18 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 11 & Fri 12 October, 9am–4.30pm Paula Feathers Fee: $1395 plus GST

MOVING INTO MANAGEMENT This highly participative one-day workshop will allow you the space to think about how you want to manage your team, what you want them to do, why you want them to do it, and how you can make it happen. You will leave fully prepared to put these things in place in your own team the very next day. →→ Fri 20 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 4 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 18 October, 9am–4.30pm Carolin Phillips & Helen Wise Fee: $795 plus GST

MANAGING STAKEHOLDERS: A SYSTEMS APPROACH This course introduces you to a systems approach to identify and manage stakeholders using tools such as ‘stakeholder analysis’, ‘group model building’ and ‘causal loop modelling’, that you can use immediately in your workplace. →→ Mon 30 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 14 August, 9am–4.30pm Arun Elias Fee: $795 plus GST

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THE ART OF DELIBERATE SUCCESS Improve your skills of self-management to increase your productivity and become truly focused on outcomes that matter in your professional and personal life. This two-day course is followed up with a private one-on-one coaching session. →→ Mon 5 & Tue 6 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 19 & Fri 20 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 15 & Fri 16 November, 9am–4.30pm David Keane

This two-day course is for data professionals tasked with delivering insights from data to others. You will learn to package, visualise and communicate your insights in a way that will make them as useful as possible to your target audience. →→ Tue 12 & Wed 13 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 3 & Tue 4 September, 9am–4.30pm

Fee: $1795 plus GST

PRACTICAL RESILIENCE AT WORK This course will equip you with practical tools to build resilience in both your professional and personal roles. You will learn the knowledge and skills to be able to perform well under pressure and ‘bounce back’ from stress, pressure and change. →→ Wed 7 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 25 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 28 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 1 November, 9am–4.30pm Richard Whitney

DELIVERING DATA-DRIVEN INSIGHTS FOR COMMUNICATION AND DECISION-MAKING

Mary Ellen Gordon Fee: $1395 plus GST

PRACTICAL DATA ANALYSIS This eight-session course picks up where ‘Using Data’ leaves off to enable you to do your own analysis. It will also help you better understand the analysis done by others so it can inform your own work or so you can play the increasingly important role of data translator within your organisation. →→ Starts Tue 2 October, 9am–12.45pm (see website for full dates) Mary Ellen Gordon Fee: $3295 plus GST

Fee: $795 plus GST

USING MINDFULNESS AT WORK Modern workplaces require increasingly complex thought, communication and responses. A strong body of scientific research supports the benefits of using mindfulness techniques in workplaces to improve employees' physical and mental wellbeing, work performance, and ability to recover from stress. →→ Thu 22 & 29 March, 9am–12.30pm →→ Wed 27 June & 4 July, 9am–12.30pm →→ Wed 21 & 28 November, 9am–12.30pm Karen Jones Fee: $795 plus GST

PROJECT AND EVENT MANAGEMENT PROJECT COORDINATION SKILLS FOR ADMINISTRATORS Project coordinators or administrators provide essential support for projects both large and small. This one-day workshop will arm you with the knowledge and tools needed to get started as a project coordinator or to build on your current skills to enable you to become more productive in your role.

DATA AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

→→ Wed 14 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 29 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 30 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 15 October, 9am–4.30pm

INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE FUNDAMENTALS

This course is designed for those who are responsible for organising any type of event—whether it is a conference, product launch, staff function or team event. It provides the practical tools and techniques needed to deliver any event successfully, in any environment.

An information architecture can support information creation, findability, use, control and disposal by giving a holistic view of the information landscape and lifecycle. This two-day workshop will introduce participants to the design principles and approaches that underpin the creation of an architecture to support successful information. →→ Thu 31 July & Fri 1 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 26 & Tue 27 November, 9am–4.30pm

Grant Crawford Fee: $795 plus GST

EFFECTIVE EVENT MANAGEMENT

→→ Thu 19 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 13 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 27 September, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 14 November, 9am–4.30pm Grant Crawford

Fee: $795 plus GST

Judi Vernau Fee: $1395 plus GST

PRACTICAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

USING DATA: DISCOVERY, ANALYSIS, VISUALISATION AND DECISION-MAKING

A foundation in project management principles that provides a framework and set of practical tools that can immediately be applied to projects.

This two-day course, aimed at non-data professionals, will provide an overview of the modern data landscape. You will build your capacity to use data to inform your decisions and to drive your organisation’s strategies, tactics and operations as well as gaining a better understanding of how to manage and interact with people who manage data directly. →→ Mon 23 & Tue 24 April, 9am–5pm →→ Mon 9 & Tue 10 July, 9am–5pm →→ Thu 1 & Fri 2 November, 9am–5pm Mary Ellen Gordon Fee: $1395 plus GST

→→ Mon 26 February, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 7 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 6 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 5 November, 9am–4.30pm Ron Eckman Fee: $895 plus GST

PROJECT MANAGEMENT LEVEL 1 This two-day course provides you with useful project management frameworks, concepts and tools that you can apply in your organisation immediately. →→ Mon 26 & Tue 27 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 18 & Tue 19 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 17 & Tue 18 September, 9am–4.30pm Ron Eckman Fee: $1795 plus GST

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COMMUNICATION AND ENGAGEMENT

INFLUENCING AND PERSUASION SKILLS

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: WORKING WITH OTHERS

→→ Fri 9 & 16 March, 9am-4.30pm →→ Fri 29 June & 6 July, 9am-4.30pm →→ Thu 18 & 25 October, 9am-4.30pm

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. This workshop touches on the core factors of emotional intelligence to build knowledge and understanding and then looks at how this can be used practically back in the workplace.

Jenny McDonald Fee: $1495 plus GST

This applied, interactive course will enable you to create favourable outcomes through influencing and persuasion. The course uses Neuro Linguistics and Neuroleadership methods.

CONFIDENT AND CREATIVE PRESENTATION SKILLS

Paul Wood Fee: $795 plus GST

Learn how to tap into your strengths and build on your unique qualities as a communicator. For those who would like to explore a creative approach to developing powerful public speaking.

STRATEGIC NEGOTIATION

→→ Thu 22 & Fri 23 March, 10am–4.30pm →→ Thu 29 & Fri 30 November, 10am–4.30pm

→→ Fri 4 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 28 September, 9am–4.30pm

Strategic negotiation is an approach that pays attention to the key drivers of negotiation success. This two-day course examines these key drivers of mindset, preparation, context, relationships and good process. →→ Tue 19 & Wed 20 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 27 & Wed 28 November, 9am–4.30pm Lawrence Green Fee: $1795 plus GST

CONFLICT AND RESOLUTION ESSENTIALS Conflict and Resolution is a one-day intensive course that introduces leaders, managers and others dealing with conflict to the essentials in encouraging effective conflict and leading a process of resolution. →→ Mon 12 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 10 August, 9am–4.30pm Greg Kirk Fee: $795 plus GST

TRAIN THE TRAINERS WORKSHOP Whether you are a full time trainer, or you train as part of your job, this practical two-day workshop will leave you better equipped to deal with any training situation. You’ll learn a wide variety of training tools and techniques, and also experience them in use. →→ Thu 15 & Fri 16 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 7 & Fri 8 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 13 & Fri 14 September, 9am–4.30pm

Angie Farrow Fee: $1295 plus GST

ENGAGING EFFECTIVELY WITH YOUR STAKEHOLDERS An introduction to contemporary thinking on stakeholder engagement, which will give you the tools to manage stakeholder relationships and help you develop an engagement strategy. →→ Fri 23 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 6 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 27 September, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 23 November, 9am–4.30pm Geoff Pearman Fee: $795 plus GST

WRITING ESSENTIALS: CLEAR, CONCISE, COMPELLING Good professional writing is about being clearer, more concise and more compelling. Learn the essential skills and strategies behind successful professional and business writing. →→ Tue 20 February, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 11 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 14 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 24 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 16 October, 9am–4.30pm Simon Hertnon Fee: $795 plus GST

Trish Stonestreet Fee: $1395 plus GST

THE ART OF MINUTE TAKING

IMPROVING DOCUMENT PRODUCTION

All you need to know to take effective minutes for a variety of types of meetings. Designed for those new to minute taking or wanting a refresher.

Writers are helped or hindered by the quality of the systems they work in. This one-day course helps those who commission and manage writers to replace complicated workflows with simple systems designed to deliver optimal performance. →→ Tue 15 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 12 September, 9am–4.30pm Simon Hertnon Fee: $795 plus GST

GROUP FACILITATION SKILLS This interactive workshop is for anyone who facilitates groups (your own team, project groups, focus groups etc) or who wants to make presentations or training more interactive. →→ Tue 27 & Wed 28 February, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 9 & Thu 10 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 15 & Thu 16 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 8 & Fri 9 November, 9am–4.30pm Trish Stonestreet Fee: $1395 plus GST

→→ Tue 13 February, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 20 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 1 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 5 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 10 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 7 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 11 September, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 6 November, 9am–4.30pm Robyn Bennett Fee: $695 plus GST

It was a great day and I really felt like I had some practical tools to take away and start using. I think people will be really engaged in this approach and it will allow us to build on our initial thinking. Participant - Design Thinking 101

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CROSS-CULTURAL COMPETENCY

GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY

MĀORI CULTURAL COMPETENCY

ADVANCED POLICY LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

This one-day workshop is designed to build cultural competency and enable you to engage confidently with Māori. You will practice pronunciation and learn some useful phrases for engaging with Māori, as well as gain insight into Māori beliefs and knowledge of cultural etiquette.

This two-day workshop looks at policy analysis and advisory roles in the New Zealand public sector context, including ways to enhance individual and organisational policy capability and performance.

→→ Tue 12 June, 10am-4.30pm →→ Tue 25 September, 10am-4.30pm Tania Te Whenua Fee: $595 plus GST

CROWN—MĀORI RELATIONS: TREATY AND MORE

→→ Mon 25 & Tue 26 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 15 & Fri 16 November, 9am–4.30pm Denise Church & Claudia Scott Fee: $1795 plus GST

IMPROVING PUBLIC POLICY EFFECTIVENESS This course is designed for Policy Analysts, Policy Advisors or anyone in the policy division (analysis, advisory or evaluation) who wants to build on their existing skills to better understand how policies work and to recommend ways to make policies work better.

Informative and insightful, this course will help you to understand how the story of the relationship between Māori and the Crown fits together. You will explore the past; from the first migration, to the Treaty, and through to contemporary events. By learning this history, you will be able to apply this understanding in the context of your work and organisation.

→→ Mon 19 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 30 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 21 September, 9am–4.30pm

→→ See website for dates

Amanda Wolf Fee: $795 plus GST

Peter Adds Fee: $595 plus GST

PUBLIC POLICY FUNDAMENTALS

BUILDING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCY

This one-day course will introduce the stages of public policy development, implementation and evaluation. This includes an overview of the process, roles, tools and key concepts. The course explores policy-making as both a problemsolving process and a political process.

This one-day course will help participants recognise their own cultural lens and how they apply it in everyday life to cross-cultural interactions. This practical course allows participants to use real-time activities to test out and extend individual cultural competency.

→→ See website for dates

→→ Tue 8 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 17 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 19 November, 9am–4.30pm

Derek Gill, Cathy Scott or Todd Krieble Fee: $795 plus GST

Infer Consulting Ltd Presenter Fee: $595 plus GST

This course introduces the structures of New Zealand Government and how they work. It is intended for relatively new public servants as well as professionals who need to work with government.

PASIFIKA MATTERS WORKSHOP This one-day course for professionals will explore the diversity of the Pacific Islands region and the relationship with, and experiences of Pacific people in Aotearoa/NZ. This will be explored in the context of service delivery eg public services and strategic outcomes of your organisation. →→ Fri 22 June, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 6 September, 9am–4.30pm

MACHINERY OF GOVERNMENT

→→ Tue 13 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Thu 3 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 11 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 5 September, 9am–4.30pm →→ Tue 13 November, 9am–4.30pm Derek Gill, Cathy Scott or Todd Krieble Fee: $795 plus GST

April Henderson Fee: $595 plus GST

WORKPLACE MĀORI In this 8-week introductory course you will learn basic Māori language for communication at work and gain an understanding of cultural concepts and protocols as they relate to workplaces. →→ Thu 10 May to 28 June, 3.30pm–5.30pm →→ Thu 13 September to 1 November, 12pm–2pm Kealyn Marshall

Fee: $435 plus GST

NEW IN 2018 →→ RESTORATIVE JUSTICE FACILTATOR TRAINING

This training will provide you with a firm understanding of restorative principles and the skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate restorative justice conferences. Haley Farrar & Lindsey Pointer

RESTORATIVE PRACTICES FOR TRANSFORMING WORKPLACE CULTURE

Grounded in the paradigm shift of restorative justice, this workshop offers concrete tools to bring restorative practices into your workplace. You will learn how to build a group culture founded on respect, empathy and honest communication, as well as how to resolve conflict using a restorative approach. Haley Farrar & Lindsey Pointer See website for full details.

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FINANCE, ACCOUNTING AND ECONOMICS PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCE FUNDAMENTALS This introductory course provides you with an understanding of the fundamentals of the New Zealand Government financial management systems and processes. →→ Mon 16 April, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 27 August, 9am–4.30pm Lynley Hutton Fee: $795 plus GST

UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETS IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR This two-day course covers both the financial management systems and processes, as well as the whole of government Budget and budgeting process in the public sector. →→ Mon 2 & Tue 3 July, 9am–4.30pm →→ Mon 8 & Tue 9 October, 9am–4.30pm Lynley Hutton Fee: $1395 plus GST

ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATIONS IN PUBLIC POLICY This two-day course for government and non-government practitioners will enable you to understand how decisions using economic principles in public policy can result in the creation of social value, but also outcomes that may not always be desirable. →→ Wed 11 & Thu 12 April, 9am–5pm →→ Thu 25 & Fri 26 October, 9am–5pm Antong Victorio Fee: $1395 plus GST

INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING FOR NONACCOUNTANTS Gain a good understanding of accounting principles and processes. This course is suitable for managers, administrators and anyone who has to communicate with accounting staff or who wants to gain a broad knowledge of accounting basics. →→ Fri 2 March, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 3 August, 9am–4.30pm →→ Wed 14 November, 9am–4.30pm Ken Bates Fee: $795 plus GST

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING FOR NONFINANCIAL MANAGERS Understand the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and gain practical techniques that will transform your effectiveness as a manager. →→ Thu 3 May, 9am–4.30pm →→ Fri 21 September, 9am–4.30pm Ken Bates Fee: $795 plus GST

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD) FOR LAW PROFESSIONALS

ACCESS Victoria is an opportunity to attend lectures in a mainstream Victoria University courses without having to undertake any tutorials, assignments or assessment. For law and policy professionals this provides you with a unique opportunity to update your knowledge and gain CPD points without having to undertake another qualification. Some of the courses are taught as either an intensive or block format. The following postgraduate courses are available in 2018:

Trimester 1, 2018 LAWS 504: International Trade Law LAWS 530 New Zealand and Australian Copyright and Designs Law (Intensive) LAWS 535: National and International Law Making LAWS 538: Negotiation and Mediation LAWS 540: Law and Global Governance LAWS 542: Offshore Trusts Law LAWS 551: New Zealand and Australian Intellectual Law (Block) Trimester 1 and 2, 2018 LAWS 520: Private Law: Shifting Boundaries LAWS 523: Mergers and Acquisitions Check out our website for further details for these courses, as well as undergraduate courses also available.

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HOW TO ENROL YOU CAN ENROL online

www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

by email

profdev@vuw.ac.nz

by phone

04-463 6556

in person Level 2, Rutherford House 23 Lambton Quay Pipitea Campus Wellington City

AFFILIATED ORGANISATIONS Victoria University Professional and Executive Development works with the following organisations. If you are a member of any of these organisations contact us to find out about any discounts we have available.

Auckland Executive Development

VENUES Most courses will take place at Rutherford House, 23 Lambton Quay on the Pipitea Campus. You will be sent venue information prior to the course. Association of Administration Professionals New Zealand

FEES →→ Fees exclude GST. →→ Early Bird discount (10%) is available on most courses when booking four weeks in advance. →→ Discounts are available for group bookings or multiple enrolments. Contact us for details. →→ 15% discount for full-time students and Victoria University staff.

Institute of Public Administration New Zealand

Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand

CANCELLATION POLICY If the course you are enrolled in is cancelled your registration will automatically be transferred to the next available course date and you will be notified via email. If the date of the new course does not suit, contact us to arrange a refund or transfer into another course. If there is no alternative date your original registration will be refunded in full. Please see our website for full terms and conditions.

WITHDRAWALS POLICY

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Cyber Toa

A substitute may be sent at no additional cost. If this is not an option then the following fees apply. Business days before Refund (% of start of course course fee)

Transfer Fee (% of course fee)

More than 21 days

100%

No fee

21-8 days

80%

10%

Less than 7 days

no refund

50%

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PROFESSIONAL AND EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSE CALENDAR 2018 COURSE NAME

FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV

Advanced Policy Leadership Workshop Aspire: Women's Leadership Development Programme

25* 26*

30*

Building High Performing Teams

17*

Building Intercultural Competency

25* 8

Confident and Creative Presentation Skills Confident Leadership

17

29*

22

13 10 See website for dates

Delivering Data-driven Insights for Communication and Decision-making

12*

Design Thinking Fundamentals: 1 Day Condensed Bootcamp

12

Design Thinking Fundamentals: 2 Day Extended Bootcamp

7* 11*

Effective Event Management

19

Emerging Leaders Programme

3*

13

27

20* 28

6

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

27

3 27*

Improving Document Production

Influencing and Persuasion Skills

9*

15* 12

30

21 29*

18* 31*

Introduction to Accounting for Non-Accountants

2

26* 3

21 24 13

30 5

3

Managing Mental Health in Teams

10

11

5

15

13

19

30

14

Māori Cultural Competency

12 20

25 4

Neuroscience for Leadership and Management

See website for dates

Organisational Coaching Skills

17*

*Start date (see our website for full dates)

14

21

Leading Team Resilience

Practical Data Analysis

8*

15

Information Architecture Fundamentals

Pasifika Matters Workshop

23

21

9*

19

14

26*

23

Improving Public Policy Effectiveness

7

25*

4

Engaging Effectively with Your Stakeholders

Moving into Management

29

25*

27*

Emotional Intelligence: Working with others

Managing Stakeholders: A systems approach

3*

21 16*

Economic Principles and Applications in Public Policy

Machinery of Government

31

12

Crown–Māori Relations: Treaty and more

Leadership Fundamentals

19

22*

Conflict and Resolution Essentials

Group Facilitation Skills

15*

18

11* 22

6 2*


PROFESSIONAL AND EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSE CALENDAR 2018 COURSE NAME Practical Project Management

FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV 26

Practical Resilience at Work

7

Problem Solving for Leaders

1

Project Coordination Skills for Administrators

14

Project Management Level 1

26*

7

6

5

25

28

1

23 29 18*

Public Policy Fundamentals

15 17*

See website for dates

Public Sector Finance Fundamentals

16

Strategic Change Leadership

27 22*

Strategic Negotiation

23* 19*

Strategic Thinking for Government

13 28

Systems Thinking

14*

The Art of Deliberate Success

The High Impact Leader

17 31 6*

5* 13

27*

14

Strategy Builder

The Art of Minute Taking

30

19*

20

1

5

10

20*

The Influential Leader

15* 7

6

21* 26*

Train the Trainers Workshop

11

18*

15*

7*

Understanding Financial Management and Budgets in the Public Sector

13* 2*

8*

Using Data: Discovery, analysis, visualisation and decision-making

23*

Using Mindfulness at Work

22*

1*

27*

Workplace Māori Writing Essentials: Clear, Concise, Compelling

9*

21*

10* 20

11

13* 14

24

16

*Start date (see our website for full dates)

CONTACT US Online on our website: www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev Email: profdev@vuw.ac.nz Phone: 04-463 6556 Post: Freepost 93822 Professional and Executive Development Victoria University of Wellington PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 Or in person: Level 2, Rutherford House 23 Lambton Quay Wellington City – Pipitea Campus

CAN'T FIND WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR? Have you got a suggestion for a course or subject area not included in this booklet? Contact us as we may be able to work with you to develop a course to meet you needs. Contact us on 04-463 6556 or email profdev@vuw.ac.nz Don’t forget to take advantage of our early bird discount. Save 10% on most courses by booking four weeks in advance. Full course outlines for all our courses can be found on our website www.victoria.ac.nz/profdev

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