Public Sector Leadership and Management

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  • Start Date

    26 Oct, 2020

  • End Date

    28 Oct, 2020

  • Price


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Event Details

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Various theoretical perspectives on leadership.
  • The tensions that can arise between the bureaucratic, administration-driven traditions of public services and the leadership and management styles required within new and emerging operating environments.
  • The relationship between political leadership and organisational leadership.
  • Different approaches adopted by public service leaders around the globe, including generalisable attributes of success and failure.
  • Which existing theories of leadership are appropriate for a new public management context or whether new models or paradigms may be required to move forward.



Leadership and Reform of the Public Services

  • Is there a leadership problem in the public services?
  • Perspectives on leadership
  • Remaking the welfare state


In Search of Leadership

  • Myths and conundrums
  • But we are different..
  • Leading in the absence of ‘profit’
  • Performance and conformance – carrots and sticks


Academic Research

  • Leadership and Management
  • Transformational change
  • Leaders and followers
  • Other management leaders
  • Managerial leaders and partners
  • Evaluation
  • A normative model of leadership


The Leadership Trajectory

  • Who are the leaders? The role of politics in public service leadership.
  • Followership
  • Leading change and renewal – the ultimate aspiration for public service


Lessons in Leadership

  • The problem leadership addresses
  • Leadership processes
  • Managers and elected politicians



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH:              17th – 20th March, 2020                                                                   

2ND BATCH:             7th – 10th July, 2020

3RD BATCH:             26th – 28th October, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
17 Mar, 2020 20 Mar, 2020
Start Date End Date
07 Jul, 2020 10 Jul, 2020
Start Date End Date
26 Oct, 2020 28 Oct, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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