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The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) provides learning and development opportunities to the sport and recreation industry to increase the capacity and capability of the workforce and support governance practices and
policy. An important aspect of building skills and knowledge within organisations is providing access for identified leaders to undertake professional development programs and opportunities that are relevant to the industry.
The 2021-2024 Learning and Development Framework and Strategy (LDFS) provides guidance for the delivery of initiatives that build industry capacity and capability. The LDFS supports the development of people across the sport and recreation industry in
Western Australia across four pillars:
The Executive Management Professional Development Grants Program aligns to the outcomes identified in the LDFS, particularly to the governance and leadership, and workforce pillars. The program provides financial support to organisations to provide learning
and development opportunities for current and emerging executive management and senior leadership staff identified in their Individual Development Plan (IDP).
The DLGSC is seeking applications from state sporting organisations (SSAs), state active recreation organisations (SAROs) or peak bodies for projects that provide learning, development and upskilling opportunities to executive management and senior leadership
The DLGSC will prioritise applications that meet the following:
The DLGSC encourages organisations to consider applying for employees who are engaged in, or seeking exposure to, inclusion/diversity leadership and/or management roles.
The outcome of the Executive Management Professional Development Grants Program is that:
The objectives of the Executive Management Professional Development Grants Program are to:
To be eligible for funding, employees must be currently employed in, or identified for, an executive management or senior leadership role within an eligible organisation.
An individual employee who was supported through the 2022 Executive Management Professional Development Program is not eligible to be supported through the 2023 program.
The following organisations are eligible to apply:
Applications will be assessed against the following 3 criteria:
Each assessment criteria are weighted equally.
Applications that meet the Executive Management Professional Development Grants Program priority will be ranked for highly (refer About the program).
Angèle GrayA/Manager Sport Business DevelopmentDepartment of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries Telephone 61 8 9492 9622Email firstname.lastname@example.orgPO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849246 Vincent Street, Leederville WA 6007
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