Event Details

Date & Time: 
Monday, 19 March 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, 23 March 2018 - 5:00pm

This five day short course will support staff working in Indigenous Affairs to build their proficiency to work developmentally.

What will you learn?

Participants will develop skills in place-based approaches, locally-led decision making, frontline leadership, institutional brokering, and adapting to complexity. Topics covered in the course include:

  • Place-based approaches
  • Locally-led decision making
  • Frontline implementation leadership
  • Strenthening Indigenous governance
  • Brokering crowded institutional contexts
  • Advanced participatory methods
  • Conflict resolution         
  • Cultural competency in relationships        
  • Strengths-based approaches
  • Problem-driven approaches
  • Political economy stakeholder analysis     
  • Gendered analysis
  • Adaptive program logics and complexity
  • Data-driven approaches and M&E
  • Transparency and accountability
  • Personal challenges

Who should attend?

The course is beneficial for government staff at all levels, and for staff working with NGOs, Indigenous organisations, mining companies or other private sector employers. Although it will be tailored to Indigenous contexts, most of the training will be relevant to tackling complex social problems in urban centres, country towns and developing countries.  Participants will bring a range of experiences and knowledge, and we will draw this into the course to maximise its relevance.

The course will be restricted to a maximum of 25 trainees to create a dynamic space for learning and collaboration, so early registration is advised.  If you would like to register for this course click here.  UQ staff and students please contact the Education Program Coordinator Cara Herington to arrange registration.  For all general enquiries regarding this course please email Cara Herington.

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