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Code: SGC/19/265 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 (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) 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. Course details are on the website.

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1 18 January 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Poole Court Map
2 12 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Poole Court Map
3 19 July 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Poole Court Map

Code: SGC/19/266 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 (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) 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. Course details are on the website.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 26 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Poole Court Map
2 21 May 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Poole Court Map
3 10 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Poole Court Map

Code: SGC/18/240 Managing Beyond The Basics (SGC Children and Adult Services Managers)

This is a 2-day workshop for managers in the council's Integrated Children's Services and Adult Social Care Services divisions. It is split into two 1-day sessions (in mid-June & then early-July). The main focus of the workshop is on exploring really practical tools and approaches for managing, supporting and challenging teams and individuals, including aspects such as coaching, communication and performance. The workshop will be led by Lenny Bedoyan.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 27 February 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 27 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/122 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 (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) 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. Course details are on the website.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 15 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 14 June 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 20 September 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/270 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 18 March 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/702 Aiming for Excellence for Our Case Officers (Parking Services Staff Only) (EVENT FULL)

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1 28 March 2019 08:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/701 Aiming for Excellence for Our CEO team (Parking Services Staff Only)

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1 28 March 2019 08:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/123 Women in Leadership (South Glos Staff Only) (EVENT FULL)

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 (4213), Emma Ford (4447) or Debra Parsons (8273) 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. Course details are on the website.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 02 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 02 July 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
3 01 October 2019 09:30 - 12:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/293 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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1 03 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/19/407 Assertiveness Skills (EVENT FULL)

Being assertive allows you to engage respectfully with other people, whilst also respecting your own needs. It ensures that you don't feel taken advantage of. At certain times, most people find it difficult to communicate honestly, directly and openly with other people. There are two other main ways of relating to others: being passive or being aggressive. Assertiveness involves being clear about what you feel, what you need and how it can be achieved. This requires confident, open body language and the ability to communicate calmly without attacking another person. The standard charge for this course is £80 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 10 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 11 April 2019 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map