What you’ll learn
API Executive Insights Module (Part 1)
To commence the program, participants will join the API Executive Insights - Early Career Stream. This features sessions with 10+ CEOs and senior executives from the power sector sharing insights on the challenges and opportunities facing the sector. Participants will learn about the power and renewable energy industries in Australia, the skills required for these sectors, how leaders have solved challenges and the mindset behind this, and how to make meaningful contributions to the sector moving forward.
Participants will also be guided through a capability self-assessment and the creation of a power-focused skills development plan, setting up an industry sector foundation of knowledge for the next module.
- Power industry review
- Insights from CEOs and leaders
- Opportunities and challenges for the sector
- Skills and capability self-assessment
- Creating a skills development plan
Personal Empowerment Module
This module lays the foundations for professional and personal growth. Participants are equipped with the skills to take personal responsibility for the planning and development of their own careers. They will develop their self-awareness, in order to regulate their emotions and improve their interpersonal skills.
- Emotional intelligence
API Executive Insights Module (Part 2)
This module keeps participants up-to-date with the challenges and opportunities facing the power sector in 2024. Joining a new series of the API Executive insights - Early Career Stream, participants will learn insights from a new set of CEOs and senior leaders.
With a foundational knowledge and a year’s experience in the industry, participants will be able to choose sessions relevant to their role and company to develop deeper knowledge in technical, sector specific areas. Support will be provided to evaluate and update participants’ skills development plans, ensuring they are linked to the strategic challenges and opportunities for the sector.
- Power industry 2024 and beyond
- New insights from CEOs and leaders
- Updated sector opportunities and challenges
- Strategically linked personal development plan
Project Management Module
This module focuses on the skills and processes required to plan and execute successful projects that deliver desired business outcomes. Practical skills to leverage stakeholder relationships and manage projects are developed through a range of learning activities.
- The project management lifecycle
- Stakeholder engagement
- Risk management
Professional Skills Module
This module builds leadership and professional capabilities to drive innovation and respond to a rapidly changing environment. It will challenge their ability to think critically and work collaboratively. A focus is placed on sustaining success throughout their careers and pursuing goals such as Chartered status.
- Critical thinking