Topic: Personal and organisational development

Resources and training opportunities for building personal skills and developing effective organisations


How to tackle the climate emergency as a smaller council

This seminar provides an introduction for both members and officers from smaller local authorities involved in developing responses to the climate emergency and an opportunity to share ideas and best practice.

England & Wales Event

Practical project management

From large, intimidating workloads to the multitudes of smaller programmes that we face daily, projects are a part of our work and personal lives. This training is designed to set you up for success with practical tools like key questions to ask and a practical project framework to apply to the work currently in your…

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

Online Training: 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 Event

Beyond the council plan: creating impact with a corporate plan

Join us on Thursday 3 June at 12pm AEST and hear expert panellists Zoe Pappas from Right Lane, Ricky Tozer from Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, and Phil Medley from Maroondah City Council discuss practical tips for getting the most out of your strategic planning.

Australia, Global Event

Longford County Council’s award-winning adoption of remote working technologies in the face of Covid-19

Longford County Council’s innovation and leadership in adopting digital technology to allow councillors to continue to serve their communities throughout the pandemic, including being the first municipal district to hold a virtual meeting in 2020, led to them picking up the award for “Outstanding Initiative through the Municipal Districts” at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local…

Ireland Blog Post Blog

Being an effective Councillor: making a difference and doing it your way

The right support as a councillor can make all the difference. That's why we're bringing you three evening online sessions that will help you consider your role and priorities, including the importance of facilitating community development, fixing resident issues, watching over council decision-making, and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto – to…

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

Online Training: Advanced Problem-solving

The workshop is intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of approaches to problem-solving and some of the techniques that can be applied. It is aimed at all those involved in identifying and addressing complex problems and decisions.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event