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Understanding Skills Framework for the Information Age - One day Workshop [f2f, Canberra]

In an environment of rapid technological change, the critical challenge for business is one of attracting and retaining talent. The Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA) is the world’s most commonly used ICT skills definition framework - in use by organisations in over 100 countries. At both the individual and organisational level, SFIA provides a tool for identifying skills accurately and developing plans to achieve desired future skills requirements.

Event Start: Tue 18 Apr 09:00 AM AEST
Event Finish: Tue 18 Apr 05:00 PM AEST


Registration End Date: Sat 15 Apr 05:00 PM

<p><strong>Course Content</strong><br> </p> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">​​​​​</span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">SFIA introduction and overview</span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">SFIA terminology and system design </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Identify and correctly determine IT skills for a job </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Writing and correctly setting levels in a job profile </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Self-assessment using SFIA </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Skills and task analysis techniques, tools, and documentation </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Validity and reliability </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Professional IT profiles </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Integration with wider training and HR plans</span></li></ul> <br><strong>Learning Outcomes</strong><br><br><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Upon completion of the session, participants will be able to:</span> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Articulate the SFIA framework and business benefits to both internal and external customers </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Develop skills/job profiles of IT practitioners using SFIA skill definitions </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Apply an understanding of SFIA to align skills/job design with other benchmarks and competency frameworks </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Identify and use a range of skills analysis techniques, tools, and documentation to produce accurate job profiles </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Confirm the validity and reliability of a skills/job profile using appropriate analysis techniques, tools, and processes </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 7pt;"> </span><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Plan and manage development priorities within the wider training plan and HR strategy </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">SFIA licencing requirements and how to apply for SFIA Accredited Consultant Status </span></li></ul> <br><strong>Who should attend?</strong><br><br><span style="font-size: 10pt;">This one-day workshop has been designed for all decision-makers and influencers involved in workforce planning. It is equally applicable to:</span> <ul><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">CIOs, CTOs, and IT Managers responsible for service delivery design and resourcing </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">HR Managers and Consultants seeking to enhance the interface between technical IT units and the broader business </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Individual consultants providing services to organisations on their current skills profile and support to meet future business needs </span></li></ul>

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Keynote Speaker

Lisa Syrek

Lisa Syrek

Lisa Syrek is a Training and Development Leader with extensive experience working across a range industries including ICT, with small to large organisations including corporate and government organisations. Her work for ACS extends to support our members and partner organisations in the implementation of SFIA through Skills Profiling and bespoke professional development and career development opportunities. Lisa's expertise includes working with organisations to implement successful learning and development programs that align with the business plan of the organisation and the individuals professional development plan; assuring the programs are of the highest quality and are value for money by ensuring funding opportunities are sought if appropriate; client relationship and consulting services to stakeholders for learning and development support including Federal and State/Territory governments, Registered Training Organisations and other Professional Development providers. Lisa has extensive knowledge of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector including all nationally recognised qualifications. Her previous roles in assisting organisations to develop a learning and development culture within an organisation has seen me work and liaise with numerous businesses within the ACT including ACT Government Directorate’s; Federal Government; Private organisations and Industry associations. Lisa holds a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Certificate IV in Employment Services and is a SFIA Accredited Consultant.

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Suite 3, Level 5, 64 Northbourne AV,Canberra,ACT,Australia

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  • ACS Canberra Hub (Corner of Northbourne AV and Bunda St. Enterance via Bunda St.)
    Suite 3, Level 5, 64 Northbourne AV
    Canberra ACT 2601
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  • Event Start:
    Tue 18 Apr 09:00 AM AEST

    Event Finish:
    Tue 18 Apr 05:00 PM AEST
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