Succession and Future Leaders

Karen Fischbach Pro Leaders Academy, January 2021 Many articles are written about future proofing your business by the succession planning of the workforce – but what about the leadership talent?  It sometimes appears that there are plenty of crew members, but no one to steer the ship! Preparing for the future has become a very [...]

By |2021-03-02T08:21:59+10:00January 29th, 2021|Financial, Soft Skills|0 Comments

Are purpose-led tenders the way of the future?

Written by Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy Evaluating tenders is what leads to a contract in government.  Developing the tender requirements prior to determining the tender criteria is more important as it sets the expectations of the client.  Criteria can be based on requirements to meet specific legislation, such as the requirement for the [...]

By |2021-03-02T08:21:49+10:00January 28th, 2021|Acquisitions, Financial|0 Comments

Probity, getting it right!!

Written by: Phil Sealy - Pro Leaders Academy If we look at probity as being the evidence of ethical behaviour, then does ethical behaviour automatically make me get it right? As a probity advisor, I don’t believe this to be true.  Let me explain Probity can be seen as a process to ensure the required [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:48:10+10:00March 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

Public Procurement from a global standpoint

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Jacqui Sealy Pro Leaders Academy with Ms Helen Clark used courtesy of Pro Leaders Academy In 2015 the United Nations formulated Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States, of which Australia is a [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:52:04+10:00March 5th, 2020|Financial, International|0 Comments

The importance of lessons learned and audits

Written by: Brett Lyndon - Pro Leaders Academy A recent Australian National Auditors Office (ANAO) audit of Western Sydney Airport Company (WSA Co) a wholly owned Australian Government Business Enterprise (GBE), and therefore subject to operating under the terms of the Public Governance Performance and Accountability Act, has highlighted the importance of not just having [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:54:58+10:00March 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

Clarity around Transparency

Written by: Donna Kirk – Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd As a project or procurement manager working with funds that are tax or ratepayer derived, you have specific accountability that are bounded by procurement rules. This accountability is legislated to provide the necessary framework that governs how public money can be used ethically and responsibly. [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:56:11+10:00February 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal, Taxes|0 Comments

Anti-corruption: Why Australia is out of the top 10

Written by: Donna Kirk - Pro Leaders Academy Pty Ltd Anti-corruption, how knowing the basics can help every project manager avoid being challenged. Since 1995, countries around the world have been assessed and surveyed on financial and judicial practices by Transparency International.  The *2020 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) was released recently with Australia sitting [...]

By |2020-07-14T15:57:42+10:00February 5th, 2020|Financial, Governments, Legal|0 Comments

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