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Code: SGC/20/142 Introduction to First Line Management Feb 20 - Oct 20

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 24 February 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 31 March 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 07 May 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 16 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 15 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 03 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 09 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/143 Introduction to First Line Management May 20 - Dec 20

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 19 May 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 22 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 08 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 06 October 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 05 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 09 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0734 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (3094) or Emma Ford (4447) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 22 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 23 June 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 07 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0735 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only)

This woman’s leadership development programme seeks to address the under representation of women in management roles within the council through a women’s only programme which builds confidence, informal networks and develops an understanding of women as future leaders. This inspiring and engaging programme is for existing female managers who wish to progress in their careers or aspiring managers and leaders. If this programme interests you but you aren’t sure if it is right for you please give Emily Proom (3094) or Emma Ford (4447) a call to discuss this further. Please note: This is a women only programme. If you are interested in management development you may also be interested in our Introduction to First Line Management programme which sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £200. South Gloucestershire Council employees will not be charged.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 03 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 04 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 12 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/155 Managing Employee Performance

This course is open only to line managers working for South Gloucestershire Council. Managers are expected to manage the performance of individuals in their team and this isn't always an easy task. This course covers good management practice in a setting where managers are encouraged to learn from each other's experiences and are able to get HR advice on current issues. The standard charge for this course is £70 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/120 Coaching Skills (EVENT FULL)

The Council promotes the use of a "Coaching style" of management, which empowers staff to take responsibility for their own performance and work. The ability of managers to coach the performance and development of their staff is therefore considered a key skill. The time invested in developing coaching skills can deliver some very positive outcomes, such as, delivering increased motivation, performance and removing barriers and blockers to progression. Coaching skills can change the way people think about your leadership and you can inspire confidence and self-belief in your team. You have an opportunity to motivate others in a positive and inspirational way. If you arenÐt a manager you can assist and support peers through this collaborative approach to tackling issues. Ultimately it empowers people to perform more effectively and through the tools and techniques you learn on this course you will also find that you become more effective too. This interactive day will give you a greater understanding of how you can use this simple coaching tool to improve the performance of others. YouÐll have a better understanding of what makes people tick and be able to use the techniques to build better relationships with others. The standard charge for this course is £80 per day although for council employees this course is free to attend.

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1 23 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/0428 Health & Safety for Managers

The South Gloucestershire Council Health and Safety team is pleased to offer low cost training for those who have the responsibility to ensure a business complies with health and safety law. There is a legal requirement for all employers to appoint a competent person to take the lead in making sure a business meets its legal responsibilities (Regulation 7, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999). This is usually a manager or supervisor but can be anyone appointed into this role within a business. We recognise this can be a challenging role for those who work in small/medium sized businesses; here is an opportunity to receive accurate, honest information from the team that inspects your business. You will find we are approachable and keen to help you as much as possible. Who better to give you the answers you need? This course is for managers and supervisors. The standard charge for this course is £40 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2020 09:15 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/1166 Providing Effective Supervision (Social Care staff only)

This will be delivered via Zoom and hosted by Jonathan Coles. You will be sent a Zoom invite nearer the time.

SOUTH GLOS COUNCIL STAFF - you must request a Zoom Licence from ICT by logging a support ticket (Intranet Home Page, under ICT)


This one day workshop is designed to allow first-line managers of social care staff to understand what makes for effective staff supervision and to explore the key strategies and skills needed to make good supervision a reality within their own staff team/workplace. This course is relevant to all managers from social care agencies in the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors within South Gloucestershire. The standard charge for this course is £40 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2020 09:30 - 16:00 Webinar: Zoom Map

Code: SGC/20/144 Introduction to First Line Management Sept 20 - April 21

This Chartered Management Institute (CMI) recognised management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. The programme consists of 6.5 days over a seven month period with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including face to face training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. You will receive CMI membership and a CMI certificate of completion of a recognised programme. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447) and Deb Parsons (01454 868273). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma or Deb.

Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £75 to cover costs.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 29 September 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 03 November 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 02 December 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
4 14 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
5 09 February 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Hydra Management Training Suite Map
6 16 March 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
7 28 April 2021 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/135 PDPR Skills

Managers are responsible for the management of individual and team performance. This one day training course will explain the Council's Personal Development and Performance Review process. The workshop focuses on practising the skills to carry out effective meetings, understanding objective setting and making the PDPR process meaningful for all staff. Workforce Development.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 30 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map