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.

 

 

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

 

Nov
11
Mon
ADSO training course – “Working in a Political Environment “(Birmingham City Council) @ Birmingham City Council
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers who wish to improve their understanding of the roles of Members and Officers and to develop their political awareness.

Workshop topics:

  • Members and Officers – differences and similarities
  • Understanding the different roles of Members
  • The political context
  • Skills and behaviours for working effectively in a political environment
  • Protocols and codes of conduct
  • Case studies
  • Surgery – an opportunity for delegates to raise issues from their own Authorities
  • Learning points and action planning

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.

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