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Wednesday, 21 October 2015
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Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development: Departmental Staff Training

(Question No. 1275)


Mr Conroy asked the Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, in writing, on 17 August 2015:

In 2014-15, (a) what sum was spent on training for departmental staff, (b) on what date(s), and at what location(s), did the training occur, and (c) what outcomes were achieved.


Mr Truss: The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Topic

Expenditure

Date

Location

Outcomes

Coaching

$36,881

Various

Various

One on one and group coaching to assist participants address specific career challenges and develop capabilities.

Leadership

$251,158

Various

Various

Skills and knowledge relating to leadership development; leading change, future thinking, talent development.

Management

$127,798

Various

Various

Skills, knowledge and capability development across a range of subjects including:

Project management

People management

Performance management

Team productivity

BULLET Change management.

Core Skills

$135,623

Various

Various

Skills, knowledge and capability development across a range of subjects including:

Budgets

Business planning and execution

Managing and conducing evaluations

Procurement

Strategic thinking

Cost benefit analysis

BULLET Project management.

Policy, Regulatory & Program Management

 

$125,836

Various

Various

Skills, knowledge and capability development across a range of subjects including:

Legislation

Legal frameworks

BULLET Policy development.

Communications

$78,521

Various

Departmental premises

Skills, knowledge and capability development across a range of subjects including:

Communicating effectively

Influencing and negotiating

BULLET Writing.

Stakeholder Engagement

$8,389

26/08/2014

Departmental premises

Skills, knowledge and capability development for internal and external consultations.

IT

$2,671

Various

Various

Skill development in Microsoft products.

Graduate Development Program

$366,165

Various

Departmental Premises

10 month long Graduate Development Program - including Graduate Certificate of Public Administration

Total

$1,133,042