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Action Learning Set (Continuing to Lead and Inspire) (EVENT FULL)

These Action Learning Sets form part of the Continuing to Lead and Inspire programme for front line managers. The content was devised in collaboration with senior leadership teams and an experienced Consultant Social Work Trainer. Each session has been commissioned to meet the gap in skills, knowledge, confidence and competence that have been identified. The programme consists of 3 days training plus action learning sets and coaching sessions. The programme has been devised specifically for managers of teams that work directly with children and young people. Delegates are expected to attend ev ...
Course Code: SFVSS 18/112

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Equality & Diversity (Cancelled)

Ask the question 'What is Equality and Diversity' and you will get a variety of answers. There is much confusion, it is often obscured by myths and most people are wary of dealing with Equality and Diversity issues for fear that they may do or say something wrong.

The workplace today is more diverse than ever. This workshop is designed not only as an introduction to diversity and cultural awareness, but also as a practical guide to making the organisational culture an inclusive one. It combines a focus on personal and organisational beliefs, values and behaviours and have the impact they h ...
Course Code: BSS 19/007

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Working in a Political Environment (Cancelled)

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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Creativity and Innovation (Cancelled)

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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Equality and Diversity

“The Equality Act 2010 is a government document that legally people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. As part of this Act it is against the law to discriminate against someone because of age, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, disability, race, religion or gender”
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/equality-act-2010-guidance

Most dictionary definitions explain that “Diversity is about variety, exploring a range of different things and celebrating those differences”. Most workplaces these days have a very ...
Course Code: BSS 19/020

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Motivate, Delegate and Empower (EVENT FULL)

Achieving for Children (AfC) want managers that are adaptable and highly skilled in a range of key areas. AfC have developed a set of leadership values 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 covering a wide range of areas, from project management to leading change, from building teams to managing budgets.

Evidence suggests that by using motivation and delegation techniques, managers will be able to create a more effective, productive and improv ...
Course Code: BSS 19/009

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Session 1Friday 3 May 201909:30 - 12:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Managing Absences (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 19/243
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Session 1Tuesday 7 May 201910:00 - 11:00Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone E Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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Leadership Centre of Excellence - Leadership Insights: Managing Absences (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 19/251
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Session 1Tuesday 7 May 201911:15 - 12:15Maidenhead Town Hall - Zone E Room 1, St Ives Road, SL6 1RF
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Powerful Presentations

Have you experienced ‘death by PowerPoint’ or desperately grasped at straws in an attempt to get what you need to say in a presentation, without really knowing how to be memorable? If so, carry on reading…

A key skill that any successful business person needs, is the ability to communicate with ease and engage an audience. Today, presentations are less about communicating information and more about influencing your audience to a specific decision or course of action. This one day course is intended to introduce participants to the essential requirements of giving powerful presentations. The ...
Course Code: BSS 18/104
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Session 1Tuesday 7 May 201909:30 - 16:30Guildhall - OD Training Room, Hall Road, KT1 1EU
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