Sunday 07 June 2020

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Being an Effective Councillor: Influencing Skills

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day workshop for Councillors on influencing skills. The most challenging part of being a member can be trying to influence others. In fact you can waste a lot of time and energy trying to persuade people to accept your ideas, or...

Chairing and Facilitation Skills for Councillors

Event (multiple dates) - EMC is running two half day Chairing and Facilitation Skills event for Councillors.  The training is to be delivered by Nelson Training, an award winning drama based training company.  Nelson training use a Unique interactive drama approach, using live...

Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - You may be a newly elected councillor who has been appointed to a scrutiny committee, an experienced councillor who is sitting on a scrutiny committee for the first time or an officer who has recently been charged with supporting the work of scrutiny. This half day event...

Raising the Bar in Scrutiny and Effective Challenge

Event (multiple dates) - East Midlands Councils is holding a half day event for Councillors and Officers involved with Scrutiny, which will explore the impact of the current and likely future financial and policy environment for local government on the role of overview and scrutiny. The event has...

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Make a DIFFERENCE to the quality of life for people in your AREA

Make a DIFFERENCE to the quality of life for people in your AREA. It takes all sorts of different people to become a District or Parish Councillor and make the difference in your community. We all have a unique range of life experiences and skills, whether your interests are in more activities...

Employment Matters - Strengthening our Local Economy – driving Skills and Jobs

Event (multiple dates) - This event in the Regional Programme of Briefings for Councillors in the East Midlands is focusing on the employment and skills of the local workforce – a high priority for local government.   This event provides several opportunities to hear from locally...

Being an effective Councillor: Strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

Event (multiple dates) - For all of us life can sometimes be a real struggle. Day to day life can present numerous challenges requiring the maintenance of high levels of energy and performance. In addition, ordinary life demands courage, as all of us are faced with disappointment, change, grief...

The Councillor Officer Relationship - building effective member-officer partnerships

Event (multiple dates) - EMC are subsidising this development opportunity and offering buy one get one free on all Councillor places, along with a free Officer place for each authority attending the event.  'Building effective member/ officer partnerships' East Midlands...