Moving into Management
3-6 September 2012, Sydney *Updated*
UNSW CBD campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street
Moving into Management is a key and popular leadership development program for new team leaders, particularly those new to the tertiary education sector. Conducted successfully now for a number of years, the 2012 program is a refreshed offering, drawing on what has become an increasingly complex sector.
Sponsored jointly with the Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM), this program provides new team leaders and managers, generally in the HEW 6 and 7 range, with
- a broad understanding of the tertiary education system in the context of a changing political, economic and social environment;
- excellent opportunities for peer exchange and networking; and
- an exploration of team dynamics and broad leadership challenges.
With key themes such as developing capabilities in change management, team dynamics, and influencing others against a background of personal leadership development, this program has been developed to reflect the diversity of the overall tertiary community, different learning styles, interests and experience.
Who should attend?
Designed for new or recently appointed team leaders and managers, generally at the at HEW levels 6-7 levels, and equivalent teaching and academic positions, including tutors, research assistants and associate lecturers.
UNSW CBD campus, Level 6, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney
$2,500 ($2,750 inc. GST).
Fee does not include accommodation.
Key themes to be addressed include:
- issues for the tertiary sector and individual institutions;
- leadership frameworks, particularly in the context of organisational and cultural change;
- influencing outcomes; and
- personal development through working with others.
Participants can expect to:
- increase their understanding of the tertiary education system and how tertiary institutions operate within this context;
- explore leadership issues and challenges facing institutions and their implications at personal, work unit and organisational levels;
- gain a better understanding of their personal work styles and how to build more effective working relationships;
- enhance their professional skills and establish networks through an exchange of ideas via informal and structured activities; and
- integrate learning from the course into personal plans for action.
John Swinton is Associate Director (Organisation Development) at the Office of Human Resource Management, Griffith University.
John’s portfolio includes staff support and development; leadership and management development; health and safety; and supporting major organisational change agendas. He has held various management positions at Griffith University, including: Manager, Leadership Development Programs; Change Manager, New Age Business Services (People Soft Implementation); HR Consultant (Administration); and Manager, Staff Development.
With extensive experience in staff development and career counselling roles in higher education at Griffith, at the University of Melbourne, and at Monash University, he has undertaken an overseas secondment/ exchange with University College, Cardiff, UK and has also worked for private and welfare organisations. John was a past Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) Chairperson for the SE Queensland and Northern Rivers NSW region.
'I liked having the fellow travelers there to provide further insight into how one may design or plan a career in the tertiary sector.’ (2011 participant)
'I enjoyed the networking and the overall program.' (2009 participant)
Please direct enquiries to Anita Wong or call +61 3 8344 0906.
Please click on 'Register' or download and complete the registration form (pdf).
Return completed form via
Fax: +61-3-9347 8922
Post: LH Martin Institute, Level 1, 715 Swanston Street, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010.
The Association for Tertiary Education Management Inc (ATEM Inc) is the pre-eminent professional body in Australasia for tertiary education administrators and managers.
Established in 1976 as the Australian Institute of Tertiary Education Administrators (AITEA), our Association has grown to around 1,350 individuals and 60 corporate members. Our members are found across the breadth of the academic environment, including Universities, TAFEs, Polytechnics and Wanangas, private providers, government departments and other related organisations.
We operate as a learning community and our members are our strength. Members are committed to their careers in tertiary education and to the development of their profession.
Together we work to advance the professionalism of tertiary education administration and management in order to support and develop excellence in professional practice and institutional management.