New Updates from the Public Sector Consortium
May 05, 2015
Letter to our fellow public leaders: The Public Sector Consortium (PSC) in Partnership with the Pell Center at Salve Regina University in Newport RI has developed a unique system of leadership development and application for municipal leaders, elected state legislators, non-profit leaders and academic leaders called Leadership Matters Rhode Island. The press release linked below describes the result of these year-long efforts. [Click here to read full letter (PDF)]
Press Release, Newport, RI: Towns Participating in Innovative Leadership Development Program Report on a Year of Progress – Leadership Matters is a multi-phased leadership development program. In the first phase, each community sends four team members for 64 hours of classroom instruction in facilitative leadership, systems thinking, negotiation, and strategic planning. In the second phase of the program, the teams work on an innovation project they design in their respective communities. Leadership Matters supports each participating community with additional training, mentoring, and, when requested, coaching from experienced public leaders. Finally, participating communities come together one year after the end of the coursework to brief their projects in an innovation conference, to share lessons learned, and to begin to create a community of shared experience across the state. [Click to read the full press release (PDF)]
The Public Sector Consortium is a multi-service non-profit committed to growing the practice of leadership through adult action-oriented learning opportunities to assure that leaders create and sustain high performance in public sector organizations.
We are committed to sustainable leadership practices and models of governance that:
- Balance operational demands with learning and innovation
- Support integrative vs. additive approaches to societal needs
- Honor a systems approach
- Promote interdependent leadership practices
- Provide accountability and measurable results
- Balance the complexity of the work with achieving outcomes
- Support the professional practice of leadership
History has shown us that democracies around the world thrive only where there is a healthy and competent civil service. Strong public institutions that positively affect the quality of our daily lives depend on excellent leadership at all levels. The Public Sector Consortium’s Formal Learning Programs are only one part of a system of learning which includes a Community of Practice, On-Site Consulting, Coaching Services and ongoing Research Projects.
What sets us apart is our commitment to quality leadership learning opportunities while insuring financial feasibility for public sector leaders. We serve all levels of the public sector federal, state, local and public education.
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