The ADSO training programme for 2017 has now been agreed and the planned courses are listed below:


Meetings Procedures Plus

21 Feb – London (LB Wandsworth)

27 Feb – Midlands (Birmingham City)

24 March – Midlands (Milton Keynes)


The Effective Scrutiny Officer 

22 May – London (LB Hackney)

31 May – Midlands (Stoke City)


Law and Practice of Decision Making (linked to ADSO Certificate)

22 June – Midlands (Sheffield City)

7 July – London (LB Tower Hamlets)


Steps to Management 3

19 September – London (RB Kensington and Chelsea)

26 September – Midlands (Nottingham City)



Council and its Governance Arrangements (linked to the ADSO Certificate)    

6 November – Midlands (Leicester City)

17 November – London (LB Brent)


Booking for each course will normally open 6 weeks before. If any region or Authority can secure enough delegates to run a course in another region, we would be happy to set up a bespoke or in-house course. Please contact Sue Keogh, Director of Development for more information:

The usual cost for each place on our courses are £95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members unless otherwise stated.

For a detailed copy of our terms and conditions click here