MasterCraft Series - Systems Thinking

<h4 id="important-information-for-this-interactive-virtual-course">Important information for this interactive virtual course:</h4> <h6 id="">&gt; This course comprises online-facilitated sessions. Delivery of online-facilitated sessions use a virtual classroom tool (e.g. Zoom, Adobe Connect, WebEx or Pexip).</h6> <h6 id="section">&gt;</h6> <h6 id="important-agencies-have-access-to-different-virtual-classroom-tools.prior-to-enrolling-on-a-course-it-is-suggested-that-you-check-if-you-have-any-restrictions-using-the-tools-associated-with-a-course.if-you-would-like-to-enrol-in-and-complete-the-course-but-cannot-access-the-virtual-classroom-tool-on-your-work-device-or-network-we-recommend-you-use-a-personal-device-such-as-a-laptop-or-computer-with-a-strong-network-to-support-you-at-home-or-other-offsite-location.for-more-information-please-refer-to-our-terms-and-conditions">&gt; <strong>Important</strong>: Agencies have access to different virtual classroom tools. Prior to enrolling on a course, it is suggested that you check if you have any restrictions using the tools associated with a course. If you would like to enrol in and complete the course, but cannot access the virtual classroom tool on your work device or network, we recommend you use a personal device such as a laptop or computer with a strong network to support you at home or other offsite location. For more information, please refer to our terms and conditions.</h6> <h3 id="course-description">Course Description</h3> <hr /> <h5 id="suitable-for-aps-5-el-2">Suitable for: APS 5 - EL 2</h5> <hr /> <h4 id="program-overview">Program overview</h4> <p>The APS Academy, along with our Public Service Management Program delivery partner, the Queensland University of Technology are launching a Working in Government masterclass series.</p> <p>This MasterCraft topic is Systems Thinking.</p> <p>This Systems Thinking masterclass, led by Kate Joyner, aims to expand your ability to analyse how systems interrelate and work over time so you can help shape positive change.</p> <p>The public sector is increasingly adopting innovative collaborative governance arrangements with public, private and non-profit institutions to address social problems. In other words, government agencies have evolved from being top-down hierarchical systems to be flatter, networked, complex systems.</p> <p>Because of this, an appreciation of complex systems and systems thinking and how it has become an essential for public sector managers to understand. In this MasterCraft Series event, you will explore the way the public sector has traditionally approached policy issues and how systems thinking can help challenge assumptions, mental models, decision making and ways of operating.</p> <h4 id="inclusions">Inclusions</h4> <ul> <li>1 x 1.5 hour facilitated virtual classroom session (see 'session details' in the below schedule for specific dates and start/finish times)</li> </ul> <hr /> <h5 id="this-program-aligns-with-the-working-in-government-craft-at-the-practitioner-level">This program aligns with the Working in Government Craft at the Practitioner Level.</h5> <p>Working in Government is a willingness to serve and the ability to apply a deep understanding of the context in which the APS operates. To find out more about the Working in Government Craft visit the <strong><a href="" target="_blank">APS Academy Website</a></strong></p>

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