Join the team of GerrardBown and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants for the next installment in their Critical Conversations series: Fostering Authentic Leadership - Developing a New Generation of Australia's Leaders.
August 2013 (Dates & Locations TBC)
How should organisations approach developing their next wave of Leaders? Leaders who model their values; who have relationships based on transparency; who are committed to the growth of their people; and, who have an optimistic and resilient outlook. Leaders who can tackle tomorrow's challenges and deliver success for their organisations.
In this latest round of lunches, GerrardBown will draw from their experience in designing leadership and team development programs for organisations in industry, government and not-for-profit sectors.
The Critical Conversations Series is an intimate lunchtime forum for CEOs and CFOs to discuss, dissect, and distill the latest in strategic thinking and innovation. Previous lunches have included “Prioritising Customer Health Needs to Drive Growth and Effective Strategy” and "Organic Growth vs. Mergers and Acquisitions; the Choice Facing Today's Not for Profits."
To register your interest in this series of lunches, please email email@example.com.
News & Publications
GerrardBown appointed to develop and deliver the Impact Program for the Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership
GerrardBown in partnership with the Centre for Strategic Education, will be working with the Bastow Institute of Education Leadership, to design and deliver the new Impact program for emerging school leaders.
Impact is one of Bastow's flagship courses and will be delivered to 100 high potential emerging leaders who have recently accepted or will soon accept school leadership responsibilities. Impact will be held over eight months and will consist of a number of face-to-face workshops, visits to innovative organisations, online learning and a change project. Impact aims to expand participants emotional learning; establish processes and structures to improve collaboration; and support the development of skills to improve curriculum and assessment methods to meet the needs of school students.
For details of the Impact program, visit www.bastow.vic.edu.au.
April 2013 Critical Conversation Series presentation is now available to download
April’s installment of the Critical Conversations Series - Prioritising Customer Health Needs to Drive Growth and Strategy - is now available for download. This installment focused on the vital importance of understanding and prioritising customer health needs in building an effective strategy in the health sector. CEOs and CFOs from Medicare Locals and a range of large healthcare providers convened to discuss the current federal health reforms and the implications for their organisations. Attendees also discussed their insights into the growing importance of gaining a sophisticated understanding of the health needs of their clients.
GerrardBown opened the discussion by presenting a snapshot of our thinking, drawn from a number of recent projects analysing the health needs of communities and customer groups.
Hosted by GerrardBown and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, The Critical Conversations Series is an intimate lunchtime forum for CEOs and CFOs to discuss, dissect, and distill the latest in strategic thinking and innovation.
GerrardBown appointed to Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Professional Learning Provider Panel
GerrardBown has been successfully appointed to the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) Professional Learning Provider Panel in the category of General Leadership. This category will focus on DEECD projects that involve:
- People management
- Succession planning and management
- Change management and innovation
- Governance training
- Technical leadership
- Emerging leaders
- Leadership for education support class
- Leadership in early childhood settings
- Leading teams (in schools, allied health, early childhood, education support)
To learn more about the DEECD panel please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional resources:Developmental Learning Framework for School Leaders
GerrardBown to conduct independent review of one of Australia’s first mandatory energy efficiency schemes.
The Energy Saver Incentive (ESI) is the public name for one of the first mandatory energy efficiency target schemes in Australia. The scheme is also known as the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) scheme. The scheme places a legislative requirement on electricity and gas retailers to purchase tradeable energy efficiency certificates that are generated by householders taking up energy saving products and services.
GerrardBown has been engaged by the Victorian Department of Primary Industries to perform an independent review of the operations of the Act with a copy of the report to be tabled in each house of Parliament. The report is required to be completed by the 31st December, 2011.
Jason Gerrard receives Australian Leadership Award.
Jason Gerrard, a Founding Director of GerrardBown, has received a 2010 Australian Leadership Award in recognition of his leadership on issues of environmental, social and economic importance. The Australian Leadership Awards program is an initiative of the Australian Davos Connection and provides the opportunity for an outstanding new generation leaders to be recognised for their achievements and to contribute to a vision for Australia’s future. Recipients come from diverse backgrounds throughout Australia and occupy positions of responsibility or are recognised as leaders in their field.
GerrardBown selected for the national Indigenous Economic Development and Business Support panel.
As part of the Indigenous employment program 2009-2012, GerrardBown has been accepted as a member of the Economic Development and Business Support panel. The panel is administered by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
Read our thoughts on sustainability strategy as they appear in the book A Human Thing: Public #5
This book is published by the architectural firm Woods Bagot and the first book in their sustainability series. GerrardBown contributed to this publication with a piece titled "Sustainability: strategy or spin".
Sustainability essential for a company's prosperity
26 April 2007, The Age