A leadership program designed to help more experienced managers build high-level leadership, management

and technical skills

Program Aim

Developed in partnership with UniSA and local government experts, the Strategic Management Program (formerly known as the Professional Leaders Program) will help you build high-level leadership and management skills within a local government context, and learn the technical skills required to manage business functions and enhance innovation, strategic thinking, business acumen and operational excellence.

Topics covered in this program:

  • Management in the context of local government
  • Thinking strategically
  • Understanding financial reports
  • Operational excellence (Lean Six Sigma)

Articulation Pathways

Participants who have successfully completed both the Emerging Leaders Program* (ELP) and Strategic Management Program** (SMP) will receive status of the University of South Australia Leadership Development Program (LDP). Successful completion of the Leadership Development Program (LDP) provides participants with 2 course credits into the UniSA MBA.

If you are considering further studies, it is recommended this be discussed with UniSA to obtain their recommendations and assistance.

    Key Dates 

    Program commences on Thursday 8 February 2024.

    Registrations have now closed.

    If you'd like a copy of the recording of the Strategic Management Program Information Session held on Monday 23 October 2023, please email Eve Jackson, Training Support Officer eve@lgprofessionalssa.org.au.



    Eve Jackson
          Training Support Officer
          e: eve@lgprofessionalssa.org.au 
          p: 08 8224 2092

    Mailing Address: 148 Frome Street ADELAIDE SA 5000   Phone: 08 8224 2080   Email: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au

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