Cyber Security Awareness

This session will deliver all the up to date knowledge your council needs to ensure the safety of your IT systems and the information you collect. Why do we need to be Cyber Aware? The threat of ransomware explained The legal obligation to report Data Breaches and other cyber incidents The accountability of public bodies

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Managing difficult people and conversations – 10.30am – online

Managing professional relationships effectively is important, and this is particularly true for Clerks and local council officers. Yet whether it’s with other officers or with councillors, sometimes difficult situations will present themselves, and it’s vital to have the skills to manage the challenges. This session for local council officers explores practical techniques and ideas to

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Improving internal council communications – 10am

Effective internal communication is the cornerstone of good council operations. Yet ensuring the development and sustainability of good internal communication is often a challenge for councils of all shapes and sizes. This session explores strategies to identify gaps and challenges in internal communication, and ways to build more positive and outcome-focused communications between Members and

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CiLCA Introduction

Due to current restrictions the first introductory session will take place online. Subsequent dates will be held at Green Park Activity Centre, Aston Clinton and will run from 10am to 3pm The Certificate in Local Council Administration (CiLCA) is now in it’s 20th year and during that time it has become the professional standard in

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Neighbourhood Planning – In-person training – 10am

This course will be presented by an active and independent planning consultant.  Registration will commence at 9:30am with the course starting promptly at 10:00am.  Refreshments will be available during the day. We will be looking at the opportunities and workload offered by Neighbourhood Plans, how to approach them, work to ensure maximum effectiveness, consider real challenges

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