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Understanding strategic thinking

We’re taking you beyond the buzz words and confusing jargon to focus on how to think strategically and apply that mindset to a coherent vision for your organisation’s future.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Coaching skills

This one-day online workshop provides an understanding of the process, how learning is transferred through coaching and the wider benefits it delivers.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Management fundamentals: developing as a manager or team leader

This programme is an innovative way to equip your cohort of Managers (from Team Leader to Service Manager level) with a thorough but concise overview of the knowledge, and skills needed as a foundation for the role. It concentrates on six fundamental principles which form the foundation for good management practice in Local Government.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Being an effective councillor: artful interpersonal skills

This modular programme has been developed for Councillors who want to develop more advanced interpersonal skills to enable them to gain more positive outcomes when working with people.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Working effectively with officers: for elected members

New structures, alliances and commercial ways of operating are becoming the norm for many local authorities -- and vital to these organisations is the relationship between elected members and appointed officers. This workshop will help you develop your working relationships with officers and consider how your council as a whole can move forward in innovative,…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Developing political awareness & sensitivity

For officers, working effectively with elected members is both vitally important and challengingly complex. Join for a workshop for those both new to working in a political environment and those with more experience under their belt as we dive into the roles of officers and members. Learn new skills and reflect on your experiences in…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Presenting with impact online and offline

Transform your presentation skills and overcome anxiety with skills and techniques to help you convey your message with confidence and dynamism in this interactive workshop. Master online platforms to deliver virtual presentations in a world where we increasingly interact in both virtual and face-to-face settings.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

An introduction to overview and scrutiny for elected members

 This introductory session explores the role of overview and scrutiny within an authority, how to get the best results from its work and the key skills and approaches for doing so. Join us as we take part in guided, interactive activities that will help you build a team, program your work, scope your project, and…

England & Wales