Jun
15
Fri
North West – Regional meeting @ Lancaster City Council
Jun 15 all-day
Jun
29
Fri
ADSO training course -” The Effective Scrutiny Officer” (Birmingham City Council) @ Birmingham City Council
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers wishing to develop their knowledge of the scrutiny function and to discuss and share good practice in the role of Scrutiny Officer.

 

Workshop topics:

  • Basic principles/ legislative update – an overview of the relevant legislation which governs overview and scrutiny and also a discussion around the main principles of scrutiny
  • The future: the adaptable scrutiny officer – the role of a scrutiny officer is changing. Is the future a scrutiny officer who can adapt and do other ‘add on’ roles?
  • Effective and outcome based scrutiny – looking at the value of scrutiny and measuring its effectiveness
  • Shaping an influencing scrutiny system – a look at the importance of influence to the overview and scrutiny system and how to develop this during reviews and pick appropriate topics to review
  • Effective scrutiny surgery  – a look at other issues which were raised during the day not covered by the group discussions

 

Presenters:

Birmingham City Council – Ann-Marie Davidson, Head of Law and Democracy (Staffordshire County Council) and John Austin, ADSO Chair

 

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.

ADSO training course -” The Effective Scrutiny Officer” (LB Ealing) @ Ealing Town Hall
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers wishing to develop their knowledge of the scrutiny function and to discuss and share good practice in the role of Scrutiny Officer.

 

Workshop topics:

  • Basic principles/ legislative update – an overview of the relevant legislation which governs overview and scrutiny and also a discussion around the main principles of scrutiny
  • The future: the adaptable scrutiny officer – the role of a scrutiny officer is changing. Is the future a scrutiny officer who can adapt and do other ‘add on’ roles?
  • Effective and outcome based scrutiny – looking at the value of scrutiny and measuring its effectiveness
  • Shaping an influencing scrutiny system – a look at the importance of influence to the overview and scrutiny system and how to develop this during reviews and pick appropriate topics to review
  • Effective scrutiny surgery  – a look at other issues which were raised during the day not covered by the group discussions

 

Presenters:

LB Ealing – Peter Sass, Head of Executive and Committee Service at Richmond and Wandsworth Councils and Peter Foulsham, Scrutiny Officer at 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.

Nov
1
Thu
East of England – Regional meeting @ Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Nov 1 all-day

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