Friday 01 August 2014

09 Sep 2014 10:00

Team Secretarial Skills

East Midlands Councils is holding a two day programme on secretarial skills for secretaries who work with multiple managers.

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day programme on equality and diversity in partnership with the National Holocaust Centre.

The East Midlands Coaching Network is holding a CPD session for Coaches on Tuesday 16 September 2014, on Interpersonal Process Recall.

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day Planning Masterclass for local authority officers to provide advice on setting a deliverable 5 year housing land supply on 23 September 2014 at our offices in Melton Mowbray. The course will include a look at a series of recent cases in the High Court which have “filled in the gaps” left by the NPPF as well as looking at how decisions have been made “on the ground” by inspectors.

Focusing on the increasing problem of flooding and extreme weather and the pressing need to build local resilience alongside the council roles and responsibilities under the relevant legislation

Facilitation has become an increasingly important part of many peoples role. This workshop will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and a variety of techniques used by effective facilitators.

A practical opportunity to help you benchmark and make progress on councillor development in your authority

The Convincing Conversations workshop is designed to look at your communicating and influencing style in terms of how you might come across to others and to develop more effective influencing and communicating skills through a better/more applied understanding of your personality preferences.

10 Oct 2014 10:00

Housing and health

This half day session will provide an introduction to the main health stakeholders: their roles, responsibilities and outcomes (including what they commission); how are they funded; who they are regulated by and on what basis. Armed with this understanding delegates will consider the direction of travel in housing and health policy, and existing and emerging issues.

10 Oct 2014 10:00

East Midlands Rail Summit

The East Midlands Rail Summit, organised by East Midlands Councils will explore the future of rail in the East Midlands. The event is to be chaired by Pete Waterman, rail enthusiast and member of the HS2 Growth Task Force.

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day Planning Masterclass for local authority officers to provide advice on setting and defending the right housing targets, on 14 October 2014 at our offices in Melton Mowbray.

A practical opportunity to help you benchmark and make progress on councillor development in your authority

16 Oct 2014 10:00

Coaching Supervision

Coaching supervision is an essential part of any coaching practice and helps to maintain the professional competence of individual coaches.

This session defines clearly how member and officer relations can work to best effect for mutual benefit

This one day session will provide an introduction to housing strategy and enabling in local government for those who are new or relatively new to the role.

12 Nov 2014 10:00

Executive Secretarial Skills

East Midlands Councils is holding a two day programme for Executive secretaries on 12 and 13 November.

The aim of this workshop is for you to become more aware of your decision making capacity and to become a more effective problem solver.

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day Planning Masterclass for local authority officers to provide advice on developing policy for onshore wind and to address some of the issues to consider before recommending whether to accept or reject a wind farm application on 18 November 2014 at our offices in Melton Mowbray.

An overview and update of current and emerging policies across the political spectrum ahead of the 2015 General Election

Covering the basics of local government finance and financial management as well as the implications and impact of forthcoming Government changes

East Midlands Councils is running a free action planning session, which will provide an opportunity for Councillors to experience directly how action learning works and understand what the benefits are of working with fellow Councillors using action learning to make progress on issues.

This modular programme is offered by East Midlands Council in partnership with NEREO to operational managers in public services to support them in becoming more commercially aware when looking for opportunities to trade their service both internally and outside the organisation.

This modular programme is offered by East Midlands Council in partnership with NEREO to operational managers in public services to support them in becoming more commercially aware when looking for opportunities to trade their service both internally and outside the organisation.

22 Jan 2015 10:00

Community Safety

An update event on Police and Crime Commissioners and Panels, exploring community safety issues facing local government

This modular programme is offered by East Midlands Council in partnership with NEREO to operational managers in public services to support them in becoming more commercially aware when looking for opportunities to trade their service both internally and outside the organisation.