Current Request for Tenders

Australia Awards Short Courses offer the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake short-term study, research and professional development in support of key development and foreign affairs priorities. Short Course opportunities build valuable people-to-people links both within Australia and across the Indo-Pacific region, enabling mid-career professionals and emerging leaders to tap into Australian expertise and to exchange valuable skills and knowledge.

Australia Awards – South Asia & Mongolia is seeking an Australian Higher Education provider or an Australian Registered Training Organisation to deliver Australia Awards Short Courses. For details regarding the request for tender for each Course, please click on the Course name below.

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Public sector leaders work in uniquely complex environments with multiple stakeholders and demands. Some public sector leaders are also working in environments with the further challenges of major conflict, significant poverty and/or limited infrastructure development.

This Short Course will bring together senior level public sector executives to build networks and develop strategies to transform public administration. The course will address the following key themes:

  • Working across boundaries (functions, partnerships, organisations) and overcoming barriers to effective collaboration
  • Navigating complexity to drive organisational performance
  • Cultivating authentic leadership
  • Exploring the relationship between influence and authority
  • Developing and retaining talent within an organisation

The course will present opportunities to strengthen participants’ personal linkages, sharing information and professional experiences for mutual benefit.

Up to 25 participants will be selected to participate in this Short Course.

Delivery of the in-Australia component is expected in May 2023.

Please submit all tenders to by Monday 27 February.

Further details are outlined in the tender documents below:

RFT 01_2023-Executive Leadership-BD

Short Course Provider Handbook

Attachment-5 and6- Financial Proposal and Indicative Budget-RFT 01-2023

Attachment-9_Scope Global Services Agreement Template

Attachment-10_GEDSI Approach and Action Plan 2022-2033

Registration of intent to submit a tender must be sent to by Monday 13 February 2023.

*Note: Only registered Tenderers will receive any addenda to the RFT.