This highly practical and interactive session has been developed for councillors who want to develop their skills in speed reading and the ability to use memory techniques. It will demonstrate how to use different reading styles in order to maximise the limited time that is available for review and retention of material.
Seminar: Being an effective Councillor: ways of strengthening and sustaining personal resilience
Workshop: Techniques for engaging with local and national media
In-house training from LGiU
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This practical seminar that will provide participants with methods and helpful ideas to manage the pressures they face and enable them to be able to maximise the positive aspects of being an elected Member.
Seminar: Working and supporting volunteers & community champions: the benefits to individuals, communities and councils
This seminar takes delegates through the questions & processes that make for a strong and effective volunteer and community champion programme.
This seminar gives a very good grounding in how local government finance works in practice and sets the ‘basics as part of the bigger picture of current developments and longer-term trends – the approach of the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, funding plans for the next five years and the implications of Devolution and Brexit.
The course will concentrate on developing an understanding of the different types of media, how to answer difficult questions in an interview, how to get your message across and what to do if it goes wrong.
This workshop is a chance to explore what you know and don’t know and to develop the relationship skills to build effective relationships with Members.
This seminar takes a highly practical approach and includes gentle practice to build confidence in presenting information to groups in a range of contexts. We’d encourage you to join us whether you are new to giving presentations or wish to brush up your skills
This training and development day is designed to enable delegates with the skills, confidence and plan to use social media more effectively. The course will concentrate on effective good practice, brand management, using social media to listen and choice of social media networks.
This workshop will give participants a thorough understanding of good project management process in an easily accessible and practical way. This will equip you to be effective members of project teams, serve as a useful refresher for established Project Managers and provide a foundation for new Project Managers.
This seminar has been designed to develop an understanding of how to persuade others in order to gain cooperation, support, and commitment. Delegates will gain come away with an increased ability in communicating and achieving successful outcomes while retaining the respect and trust of others.