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Working in a Political Environment

Local Authorities have identified that there is a need for development and training for staff who work in a political environment, especially managers.

The different core beliefs and goals of the different political parties will inevitably influence and change the policies and direction of the organisation. Therefore, having a good awareness of the political environment and understanding these differences is necessary in Local Authority roles.

This full day workshop is aimed at managers who wish to understand how their roles interact with elected council Members, and learn clear steps to ...
Course Code: BSS 18/112

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Introduction to Management (EVENT FULL)

There are many elements that make a good manager. One of the critical qualities is leadership - and leadership and management are complementary - but it is also important to understand how they differ. There are a range of skills and responsibilities relating specifically to management that must be developed to be successful in a management position.

This three day course will help less experienced managers, or those that have received little formal development in this area, get to grips with the management role. The course is an ideal first stepping stone for individuals looking to take th ...
Course Code: EDU 18/889

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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Induction and Probation Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the lastest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy p ...
Course Code: EDU 19/052

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In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/055

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HR Essentials (EVENT FULL)

Achieving for Children (AfC) want managers and supervisors that are adaptable and highly skilled in a range of key areas. AfC have developed a set of leadership values and behaviours that provide clarity on expectations and requirements of leaders across the organisation. To support this, we have a wide range of business and management workshops available to managers and supervisors covering a range of subjects, from project management to leading change, from building teams to managing budgets.

Managers and supervisors are required to have an understanding of HR policies and procedures but ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/255

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Session 1Thursday 21 March 201909:30 - 12:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Creativity and Innovation

Creativity is not just a superpower possessed by a select few people; everyone has creative potential! Being creative is about thinking up new ideas, looking at things from a different perspective, and trying something new. It is a skill you can develop with practice and a process you can manage.

At this time in the public sector, we need to think differently, adopt different approaches, work in different ways, seek new solutions and look at things from a new perspective. We need to move away from tradition and custom to radically rethink our approach.

This course aims to provide partici ...
Course Code: BSS 19/006
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Session 1Monday 25 March 201913:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Recruitment and Selection (EVENT FULL)

Research, experience and learning from serious case reviews illustrates the importance of strong and effective recruitment and selection procedures that help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children, or who are otherwise unsuited to working with them. Achieving for Children (AfC) want managers that are adaptable and highly skilled in a range of key areas including recruitment.

In busy working environments colleagues are often asked to lead on the recruitment and selection processes without having the skills or experience to do so successfully. Consequently, it can often be ...
Course Code: EDU 18/740

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Session 1Tuesday 2 April 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Induction and Probation ( Windsor and Maidenhead ) Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/053
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Session 1Thursday 4 April 201913:00 - 14:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone E Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Professional Development Scheme ( Windsor and Maidenhead ) Thumbnail

In a fast paced busy learning environment it is often hard to keep up to date with the latest learning, yet we know that as leaders and managers it is vitally important that you do. The Leadership Centre of Excellence will provide you with resources applicable to your roles, but also those roles that you support.

The Centre of Excellence is a virtual space in which we will share exciting learning and development opportunities. The idea of the Centre is to provide you, our leaders and managers, with the space and time to learn and develop in your roles. We recognise that you are all busy pe ...
Course Code: EDU 19/054
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Session 1Thursday 4 April 201914:15 - 15:15Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone E Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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G-Suite Workshops: Getting the most from Google Docs (EVENT FULL)

G-Suite is now widely used by staff on a day to day basis. But are we getting the most out of the great potential that Google provides. We have a range of workshops in place that not only help build IT Literacy but will help you get to grips with Google’s functionality and capability.

This programme will cover the essential features and tools required to create, store and share files effectively within the Google environment. It also provides an overview of Google Docs and Sheets - as well as some other Google apps.

In order to consolidate learning and maximise the investment in tra ...
Course Code: EDU 18/716

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Session 1Tuesday 9 April 201909:30 - 12:30Twickenham Training Centre, 53 Grimwood Road, TW1 1BY
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