Ms Naomi Madsen

Manager, Professional Development Unit

People and Culture

place Registry (024)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Naomi joined Flinders in 2009 as a Training and Development Officer, and is currently Manager of the Professional Development Unit.  Other roles and background experience include:
  • Lecturer / tutor for Flinders Business School, Semester 1, 2011 - BUSN2030 Training and Development
  • Mental health and suicide prevention education for mainstream, government, non-government, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Child protection, providing support and education to carers of children under guardianship of the Minister
  • Counsellor education and supervision, including mental health, domestic violence, child abuse and suicide intervention
  • Financial services, risk/lending analysis and customer relationship management

Master of Human Resource Management

Bachelor of Arts (Hons)

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110)

Accredited Mental Health First Aid Master Instructor in the standard (adult) and youth versions of the program

Accredited in EQ-i 2.0 (Emotional Intelligence) individual and 360 degree instruments

Accredited Practitioner in Human Synergistics Life Styles Inventory (LSI) and Group Styles Inventory (GSI)

Certified Organisational Coach (Level 1)

Key responsibilities

Provide leadership in planning, implementing and evaluating a professional development program for staff of the University which involves:

  • identifying training and development priorities and needs of the organisation, specific units, and individuals;
  • budgeting and finance for the Unit, including administration of University-wide funding schemes;
  • development and delivery of workshops focused on strategic, leadership, or interpersonal skills development;
  • monitoring and evaluating activities;
  • promoting and marketing the Unit's activities; and
  • developing and reviewing staff development related policies and guidelines.
Further information

Naomi is available for consultation to Colleges and Divisions for their customised professional development needs. Provision of accredited training (Mental Health First Aid) may be negotiated with Colleges and Student Support areas for availability to the wider university community, including student groups, on a cost-recovery basis.

Please visit the Professional Development Unit website for our current calendar of workshops.

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