Public sector problem solving

Surrounded by messy, complex, apparently insoluble problems, we in the public sector may find ourselves longing for earlier times when the issues were ‘just’ fiendishly complicated, and we could command and control the solutions. But contemporary government at national and local level frequently involves new kinds of issues for which an entirely new range of approaches and frameworks are required.

We need to do things differently, not just better. Fortunately, systems thinking and behavioural sciences offer us a range of practical and useful tools and techniques with a public value focused mind set which can help us define, analyse and collaboratively solve today’s and tomorrow’s wicked problems.

In this workshop, Dr Nick Fleming draws on his 20-plus years of international experience to bring a fresh, insightful and empowering approach to solving problems in government. “Designing and delivering a government policy or project is typically a complex problem,” Dr Fleming says. “I want to share what I know about complementary techniques that help to better conceive and implement realistic, lasting solutions.”

Event details

Date: Tuesday, 17 March 2020 - Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Cost: $2,100 (including GST)

Registrations close on Friday, 13 March 2020

ANZSOG alumni receive a 15% discount*

*Every person that completes the Executive Masters of Public Administration, Executive Fellows Program, Towards Strategic Leadership or an international program becomes part of our alumni.

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Venue information

  • Venue: Melbourne (Venue TBC)

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