This workshop is an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding, share experiences and opportunities and stimulate ideas and possibilities.
Seminar: Personal Safety for Councillors
Seminar: Developing a Commercially Aware Organisational Culture
In-house training from LGiU
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Participatory Appraisal (PA) is a method of consultation, designed to be non-threatening and offer a fun and alternative method of gathering both qualitative and quantitative results.
Since our first event last year was such a success, in November this year we will host the second Councillor Awards in Scotland to recognise councillors who go the extra mile for their communities.
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 is a highly interactive session that has been developed for Councillors, who want to develop their skills in speed reading and develop the ability to use memory techniques. It is a very practical programme which will demonstrate how to use different reading styles in order to maximise the limited time that is available for…
Personal resilience is about maintaining a sense of wellbeing, being mentally strong, effectively meeting different demands and performing at one’s best on behalf of individuals, communities as well as being an effective leader. This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with methods and helpful ideas to manage the pressures they face…
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.