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Aspiring to be a Manager Corporate Services

About the program 

Are you looking for a change in your career? Would you like to know more about becoming a manager corporate services?

Ideal for those who want to gain the skills required to take the next step in their career, this program acknowledges the position’s six functional areas of responsibility as outlined in the Competency Framework for School Corporate Services Staff.

Participants will learn from experienced managers corporate services to gain a greater understanding of the role and the self-efficacy required to be successful.

This program provides aspiring managers corporate services with an overview of the role and is based around personal and professional development, organisational awareness and an understanding of the importance of school leadership.

Learning intentions

By the end of the program you will have:

  • increased organisational awareness
  • developed skills in, and knowledge of, the leadership role of the manager corporate services.

Success criteria

Participants will be able to:

  • identify services offered by Department of Education business units
  • apply key leadership skills required to undertake the business leadership role of manager corprate services.

Who will benefit?

School officers and those in central and regional educational offices who are looking to move into a business leadership position in a school environment.

Participant expectations

Pre-read and bring a copy of the Competency Framework for School Corporate Services Staff, Focus 2017 and 2017-2019 Strategic Plan for the Department of Education and your school/workplace business plan.


About the facilitator

This program will be facilitated by Meagan Muntz, Consultant Leadership, from the Institute for Professional Learning together with co-facilitators who are experienced, current managers corporate services and consultants from various directorates from the Department of Education.

Meagan has eight years experience as a manager corporate services. Currently a consultant at the Institute, Meagan has been involved with the development and delivery of a number of Institute programs. She holds a Graduate Certificate in Education Business Leadership, Diploma of Management and a Certificate IV in Business.

Alignment to professional standards

Competency Framework for School Corporate Services Staff

    Three day program

    1 to 3 November 2017



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  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Cohort 4 (2017) Wednesday
1 November 2017
2 November 2017
3 November 2017
Cohort 1 Monday
16 April 2018
17 April 2018
18 April 2018
Cohort 2 Monday
7 May 2018
8 May 2018
9 May 2018
Cohort 3 Monday
23 July 2018
24 July 2018
25 July 2018
Cohort 4 Monday 
29 October 2018
30 October 2018
31 October 2018

All programs run from 8.30am to 4.00pm.






Institute for Professional Learning   
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. Tea and coffee are available from 7.45am.
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea and lunch are provided.
  • Wifi connection is available.


Please note the Institute does not have on-site parking available:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F at the Institute.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to enrol

  • Register for Aspiring to be a Manager Corporate Services on PLIS.
  • Complete your details and payment.


Further information

Please contact the Institute for Professional Learning on 1300 610 801 or email .


Aspiring to be a Manager Corporate Services

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