This programme has been developed to support Councillors and Officers who are responsible for minuting virtual meetings.
Online Training: Speed Reading and Retention
Online Training: Local Government Finance Series
Online Training: Report Writing
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The aim of the session is for delegates to improve their report writing skills and increase their confidence to make the whole process easier and quicker.
This programme has been developed for Councillors who want to develop their questioning skills, particularly relating to scrutiny.
Online Training: Developing Political Awareness & Sensitivity: the key to working effectively with Members
This online session is a chance for those new to working in a Political environment with members to understand the respective roles and the skills needed. It is also a chance for more experienced officers to reflect on their experiences and add to their toolkit of approaches and skills.
These online participative workshops are ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer term planning and strategy.
With so many people now working at home, this online workshop is a chance to develop skills and new approaches to managing home workers.
The ability to manage conflict is an important skill for Councillors and this session will provide delegates with some ideas on how to defuse challenging situations.
This programme has been specially written for Councillors and Officers who will be chairing meetings online using platforms such as MS Teams, Google Meet or Zoom.
This is a highly interactive session that has been developed for Councillors and Officers who want to improve their ability to store and retain information.
This is an essential course for Members who need to be able to read and summarise information from written text faster and more effectively. The seminar focuses on the different types of reading styles and encourages better retention of written material through the use of specific techniques.