In this briefing, Zoe Pappas and Jess Cossens from Right Lane Consulting draw on their experience as strategy experts to identify ways local governments can ‘power up’ their strategic planning process.
Whilst the lockdown may be easing the way local government, like all organisations, will operate in the future is still uncertain. At least in the short term, there is likely to be a continued emphasis on home working and using online platforms to communicate ‘face to face’. So, what about how we interview and recruit…
This workshop is designed to equip presenters with a fundamental range of skills that will enable them to make presentations professionally and confidently in a number of settings with particular focus on using platforms such as Zoom and Teams. It focuses on aspects concerned both with content and process and gives practical tips to overcome…
How can councils retain lessons learned from the lockdown in maintaining and developing a positive organisational culture in a changed world?
More services are being provided in-house by local and central government, with Covid-19 accelerating the move away from outsourcing. But has outsourcing really had its day? A new Institute for Government report sets out what councils should ask when deciding whether to insource.
Three months after the launch of LGiU Australia, Merle Zierke looks at what we have delivered so far and explores some of the results we’ve had so far from our user survey.
The result of Covid-19 is a situation where largely, food is still available in the nets and in the fields – but it is not reaching the shelves. Farmers and fishermen are turning to new methods of reaching customers, assisted by local government and communities who have played a key role in the approach.
With so many people now working at home, this online workshop is a chance to develop skills and new approaches to managing home workers.
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.
Staff should be safe at work. Managers have responsibility to ensure that workplace practices adhere to both law and government guidance, as well as being concerned with the wellbeing of staff in the broadest sense. What is needed will continue to change as we move out of lockdown.