ADSO training course – “Structures and Functions” (Nottingham City Council)

29th March 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Assembly Hall, Nottingham City Council
Loxley House
Station Street, Nottingham
£95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members*. It is free for ADSO learners.

Target Audience: This course is aimed at inexperienced staff who want to gain a greater understanding of the workings of Council and the governance arrangements of Local Authorities. It is also directly relevant for learners undertaking the Certificate in Democratic Practice.


The workshop will include discussions around the following topics:

  • The Council meeting and its role
  • Governance options and arrangements
  • Executive Arrangements – their form
  • Executive Arrangements – functions and decisions
  • Committee System
  • Governance changes and decisions
  • Governance in the UK
  • Evaluation of Executive arrangements and the Committee system
  • Conclusions, Feedback and Action Planning

Booking Information:

To book a place on the course, please email: 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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