i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of trees and forests, and the environmental services that trees provide.


This course will enable you to prepare either an ‘In Accordance - Core’ report, or an ‘In Accordance - Comprehensive’ report using the GRI Standards, launched in October 2016.

ZOOiD and the training materials are certified by the Global Reporting Initiative


This GRI Certified course will provide you a practical overview of how to use the new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards.

In October 2016, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), launched the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards. The new standards are a transition from the GRI G4 Sustainability Reporting framework, and aim to provide a more flexible, more credible, and more future-proof structure for GRI’s reporting standards.


his one-day intensive delivers essential contract management strategies and risk minimisation techniques for private sector managers as well as officers of government departments and agencies.

With this knowledge, you can ensure that contracts are managed properly from the outset and remain ahead of potential problems before they arise. You will be provided with the tools to safeguard deliverables and keep them on track at all times. You will also learn to ensure that issues such as delays and other intervening factors which invariably crop up don’t compromise overall contract objectives and key outcomes.


In this course we look at the best ways to negotiate a successful outcome to internal or external negotiations. Remember that if a contract can be defined as a legally enforceable voluntary agreement between two or more parties then the negotiation is the process that leads up to the creation of the contract. The program also examines common tactics used in negotiations and how to overcome common mistakes made in negotiations, and link them to the different stages of the lifecycle of a contract.


Numbers are the language of business. This course is aimed at improving contract professionals’ knowledge of how the numbers work in a business setting and how they can affect an organisation.


Delivery of infrastructure plays a vital role in shaping our future cities. This unique two-day masterclass provides participants with a sound understanding of infrastructure finance from a practitioner’s perspective. The program is designed to introduce concepts around how infrastructure projects are structured from a commercial and financial perspective. This affects a wide range of consultants involved in shaping infrastructure projects from a planning, design and management perspective.


This course informs business and government about contracts, delivering critical legal knowledge for anyone who has any exposure to contracts of whatever size, value and type. During the one day intensive program you will examine the law and commercial factors affecting the contract lifecycle, from formation, through performance to completion.


The University of Technology Sydney Centre for Local Government (UTS:CLG) has launched a new scholarship designed to support local government professionals seeking to broaden their knowledge and skills through postgraduate study.

Each recipient will receive a $5,000 scholarship over the course of their studies, and there are no constraints on how recipients choose to use their scholarship money. The scholarship will be awarded on merit, based on a formal application process.


The 5th Public Sector Director and Executive Level Leadership Forum 2017 will explore new ways in which to overcome challenges that come with institutional change, how they deal with organisational reform and explore ways in which to remain relevant in a changing and evolving Public Sector