A leadership program designed to help more experienced managers to enhance management skills and develop 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 

    If you are interested in our Strategic Management Program please express your interest for our 2022 intake. 


    Want to know more about the Strategic Management Program? Register to attend the information session on Thursday 30 September 2021.

    Register here


    > View the 2020 Prospectus


      Tahlia Willey

    Network and Program Officer
    e: tahlia@lgprofessionalssa.org.au  
    p: 08 8291 7994 

    Mailing Address:  5 Hauteville Tce EASTWOOD SA 5063   Phone: 8291-7990;   Email: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au

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