Jan
22
Mon
ADSO training course – “Meetings Procedures” (Nottingham City Council) @ Nottingham City Council
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at delegates who are new to supporting meetings and/ or those who wish to learn more about the legal aspects of servicing meetings. It is also relevant for learners undertaking the Certificate in Democratic Knowledge.

 

Workshop topics:

  • The difference between informal and formal meetings and adapting procedures for different types of meetings
  • Constitutional issues of meetings
  • What constitutes a meeting, notice, the chairman, quorum, substitutions etc.
  • Voting procedures and decision making
  • Introduction to motions and amendments
  • Rules of debate
  • Dealing with speakers, points of order and personal explanations.
  • Adjournments, exclusions and cancellations of meetings
  • Meetings Procedures surgery and general discussion
  • Conclusions, feedback and action planning

 

Midlands – Lennox Beattie, Executive & Regulatory Manager, Blackpool Council and Rosalind Reeves, Democratic Services Manager, Cheltenham Borough Council

 

Booking Information:

To book a place on the course, please email: Adso.training@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with the following information:

  • Name and contact details (email and telephone)
  • Job title and Local Authority
  • Date and venue of course 
  • ADSO member yes/no?
  • Additional requirements (dietary etc)
  • Purchase order number (please note that we do not accept bookings without a purchase order number)

 

Joining instructions will be sent to you once your booking has been confirmed.

 

Jan
26
Fri
ADSO training course – “Meetings Procedures” (LB Wandsworth) @ London Borough of Wandsworth
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at delegates who are new to supporting meetings and/ or those who wish to learn more about the legal aspects of servicing meetings. It is also relevant for learners undertaking the Certificate in Democratic Knowledge.

 

Workshop topics:

  • The difference between informal and formal meetings and adapting procedures for different types of meetings
  • Constitutional issues of meetings
  • What constitutes a meeting, notice, the chairman, quorum, substitutions etc.
  • Voting procedures and decision making
  • Introduction to motions and amendments
  • Rules of debate
  • Dealing with speakers, points of order and personal explanations.
  • Adjournments, exclusions and cancellations of meetings
  • Meetings Procedures surgery and general discussion
  • Conclusions, feedback and action planning

 

Presenters:

London – Frankie Belloli, ADSO consultant and regional representative and Peter Foulsham, Scrutiny Officer,Wyre Council

Booking Information:

To book a place on the course, please email: Adso.training@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with the following information:

  • Name and contact details (email and telephone)
  • Job title and Local Authority
  • Date and venue of course 
  • ADSO member yes/no?
  • Additional requirements (dietary etc)
  • Purchase order number (please note that we do not accept bookings without a purchase order number)

 

Joining instructions will be sent to you once your booking has been confirmed.