Tuesday 23 September 2014

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.

A policy update event exploring the Welfare Reform, Planning and Housing changes. The event will provide an overview of the changes to date and provide analysis of what the changes have had on local government and its residents

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. EMC are offering a buy one get one free on all Councillor places!

An event focusing on employment issues, particularly youth unemployment, exploring how authorities can support young people in employment, education and training

EMC and RTPI are holding a series of high profile events for politicians, professionals and academics in the East Midlands.

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

Team Secretarial Skills

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day event on secretarial skills for secretaries who work with multiple managers. Please note that this was previously a two day programme scheduled for 9&10 September. The event has been condensed to recognise the busy work environment of secretaries in local government.

13 Nov 2014 10:00

Executive Secretarial Skills

East Midlands Councils is holding a one day event on secretarial skills for Executive secretaries. Please note that this was previously a two day programme scheduled for 12&13 November. The event has been condensed to recognise the busy work environment of secretaries in local government.

EMC and RTPI are holding a series of high profile events for politicians, professionals and academics in the East Midlands.

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

The NRPF Network is a network of local authorities and partner organisations focusing on the statutory response to migrants with care needs who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) who will be running a training session on Human Rights Assessments for Children and Families.

The NRPF Network is a network of local authorities and partner organisations focusing on the statutory response to migrants with care needs who have no recourse to public funds (NRPF) who will be running a training session on Human Rights Assessments for Adults.

EMC and RTPI are holding a series of high profile events for politicians, professionals and academics in the East Midlands.

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