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MASA Mid-Career Workshop: Onwards and Upwards
Host Organisation: Museums Australia
Venue: Ira Raymond Room, Level 3 Hub Central, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide
When: 09:00 - 17:30, 11 Nov 2016

Museums Australia SA Branch invites mid-career professionals to a workshop focusing on careers in museums and galleries, presented as part of MA’s national professional development program.

Onwards and Upwards: Navigating your career in the GLAM sector
A workshop for mid-career museum and gallery professionals

Museums Australia presents this practical one-day workshop designed for mid-career professionals in any area of the GLAM sector. The workshop and its pre-work is intended to provide practical tools and strategies. Individuals will be guided through a structured process to help them gain self-knowledge and skills to work through their career issues. This workshop also aims to assist mid-career professionals develop team skills and communication strategies to work more effectively in their organisations. The workshop will:

  • Identify your career parameters and drivers
  • Assist you to work through your career and work-life issues
  • Use a range of tools and instruments including the Team Management Profile System (TMP®)*
  • Help you to gain insights into your working environment and how to improve your skills in working with colleagues, leaders and subordinates
  • Uncover simple communication strategies to get the most out of yourself and others
  • Develop an action plan encompassing career plans, goals and timetables for realistic options
  • Provide practical tips to improve your job-seeking skills
  • Assist in the preparation or updating of your curriculum vitae/resume

In preparation for the workshop, participants will be invited to complete preliminary online questionnaires.

Numbers are limited to 12 places.

When: Friday 11 November 2016
Time: 9:00am for 9:30am – 5:30pm
Where: Ira Raymond Room, Level 3 Hub Central
North Terrace Campus, The University of Adelaide

MA Members $425 (includes TMP® Profile)
Non-members: $525 (includes TMP® Profile)

Included: Catering is included.
A combined networking function for both early career and mid-career professionals attending workshops will be held on Thursday 10 November at 6pm in the Ira Raymond Room – please confirm your attendance on registration.

Registration: Opens 19 September 2016
                     Closes 31 October 2016

Contact: or 02 6230 0346

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Facilitator Kate Cowie

  • Formerly Deputy Director, Interpretation and Programs, at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
  • Has worked in private, government and museum sectors in policy, program and management roles
  • Has undertaken Museum Leadership Programs run by the Getty Institute, Los Angeles, and Museums Australia
  • Long interest in career development, the structure of the museum sector and in working with museum professionals on career issues
  • Works as a mentor under the Australia Council's Emerging Leaders program

* TMP® Profile is a system which focuses on enhancing understanding of an individual's approach to work, and provides constructive, work-based information outlining an individual's work preferences, based on the Team Management Wheel, and the strengths that an individual brings to a team.



Contact: on 0262300346
Cost: $525.00
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