Program Aim

The Professional Leaders Program (PLP) is a 5 month program designed to both complement and build on the skills developed through the LG Professionals, SA Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). The ELP primarily focuses on building the interpersonal and people skills required by professionals whilst the purpose of the PLP is to develop analytical capabilities in areas such as: legislative context, finance, operations and strategy.  Please note that you do not have to have completed the ELP to participate in the PLP.

Executive Education at the University of Adelaide provide three 2-day modules which focus on:

  • Financial Management
  • Operational Excellence
  • Strategic Management
LG Professionals, SA delivers further content relating to the local government context.

Suitable for:

  • Team Leaders
  • Coordinators
  • Aspiring Senior Managers
  • Senior Managers

Articulation Pathways

The PLP is accredited towards an MBA. 

Leaders Alumni Network

Upon completion of the Professional Leaders Program, participants are invited to join our Leaders Alumni Network. For more information about the network and upcoming events, clichere.

Key Dates

  • Program commences 8 February 2018
  • Register your interest for 2019 - now open



Kate Staples 

Manager Learning and Development


P: 08 8291 7996

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