Jan
5
Thu
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Jan 5 @ 12:12 pm – 1:12 pm
Feb
13
Mon
Introduction to Committee Administration @ London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Feb 13 – Feb 14 all-day

Four day programme

Dates

13th and 14th February, 1st and 2nd March 2017*

Venue

London Borough of Richmond, 44 York Street, Twickenham, TW1 3B2

Cost

£695 plus VAT (ADSO / SEE members)

£725 plus VAT (non-ADSO / non SEE members)

 

The four day programme includes presentations, discussions and practical exercises on the following topics:

·working effectively with councillors

·for Local Government

·managing meetings including agenda preparation, decision making and minute writing.

·ethics and standards

·understanding different types of meetings

·Communicating effectively

·overview and scrutiny.

 

To secure your place visit here: http://www.seemp.co.uk/eventscal?eventid=36691

Feb
21
Tue
ADSO Training course – Meetings procedures plus (London) (now full) @ London Borough of Wandsworth
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

**All places are now filled on the ADSO’s “Meeting and Procedures plus” training course. If you want to be put onto waiting list, please email adso.training@nottinghamcity.gov.uk**

 

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers with experience in servicing meetings and assumes a basic level of knowledge and competence in this area.

 

Workshop topics:

  • Motions and amendments PLUS: exploring formal and procedural motions and their effect on meetings;
  • Role of Elected and Co-opted Members;
  • Constitutional Issues PLUS – looking at quorums, calling meetings, urgent items and Key Decisions;
  • Committees/ bodies for special purposes, looking at Joint Committees within the same Authority and join working
  • Committees/ bodies with other Authorities and Area Committees
  • Constitutional issues and joint working
  • Access to information PLUS – including rights of the public and press, the issue of ‘need to know’ for Councillors, FOI and statutory records;
  • Exempt and confidential information;
  • Meetings procedures PLUS surgery.

Course Length: 10.00am registration (10.15am start to 4.00pm)

Cost: £95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members*

 

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.

 

Feb
27
Mon
ADSO Training course – Meetings procedures plus (Birmingham) (now full) @ Birmingham City Council
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

**All places are now filled on the ADSO’s “Meeting and Procedures plus” training course. If you want to be put onto waiting list, please email adso.training@nottinghamcity.gov.uk**

 

 

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers with experience in servicing meetings and assumes a basic level of knowledge and competence in this area.

 

Workshop topics:

  • Motions and amendments PLUS: exploring formal and procedural motions and their effect on meetings;
  • Role of Elected and Co-opted Members;
  • Constitutional Issues PLUS – looking at quorums, calling meetings, urgent items and Key Decisions;
  • Committees/ bodies for special purposes, looking at Joint Committees within the same Authority and join working
  • Committees/ bodies with other Authorities and Area Committees
  • Constitutional issues and joint working
  • Access to information PLUS – including rights of the public and press, the issue of ‘need to know’ for Councillors, FOI and statutory records;
  • Exempt and confidential information;
  • Meetings procedures PLUS surgery.

Course Length: 10.00am registration (10.15am start to 4.00pm)

Cost: £95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members*

 

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.

 

 

Mar
24
Fri
ADSO Training course – Meetings procedures plus (Milton Keynes) @ Milton Keynes Council
Mar 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers with experience in servicing meetings and assumes a basic level of knowledge and competence in this area.

 

Workshop topics:

  • Motions and amendments PLUS: exploring formal and procedural motions and their effect on meetings;
  • Role of Elected and Co-opted Members;
  • Constitutional Issues PLUS – looking at quorums, calling meetings, urgent items and Key Decisions;
  • Committees/ bodies for special purposes, looking at Joint Committees within the same Authority and join working
  • Committees/ bodies with other Authorities and Area Committees
  • Constitutional issues and joint working
  • Access to information PLUS – including rights of the public and press, the issue of ‘need to know’ for Councillors, FOI and statutory records;
  • Exempt and confidential information;
  • Meetings procedures PLUS surgery.

Course Length: 10.00am registration (10.15am start to 4.00pm)

Cost: £95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members*

 

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
25
Fri
London Branch – Modern.Gov User Group Meeting @ To Be Confirmed
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Oct
4
Fri
ADSO training course – “Just a minute”(LB Barking and Dagenham) **FULLY BOOKED** @ Committee Room 2, 1st Floor
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at delegates who are new to taking minutes at meetings and/ or those who wish to refresh their skills in this area.

Workshop topics:

  • The purpose of minutes
  • The art of writing a minute
  • Practical minute writing exercise
  • Plain English – putting into practice
  • The law relating to minutes
  • Minutes for different types of meetings
  • Case studies and surgery
  • Learning points and action planning

 

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