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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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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/20/0495 Managing Beyond The Basics (South Glos Council Managers/Supervisors) (Cancelled)

This is a 2-day workshop specifically for South Gloucestershire Council managers and supervisors. It is split into two 1-day sessions (Day 1: 13th July & Day 2: 10th August). 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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1 13 July 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 10 August 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/1027 Helping your teams stay engaged and motivated when managing remotely (Deb Parsons & Sharon Johnson) (EVENT FULL)

We know that in the current climate it can be challenging to help your teams stay engaged and motivated. In this webinar we look at what people value in work; what they need from work; how we can spot signs, ensure support is available and how we can continue to develop staff.

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1 20 July 2020 11:00 - 12:30 Webinar - Skype Map

Code: SGC/20/0999 Remote working: managing remote teams

The Workforce Development team have developed a series of bitesize virtual courses for managers and employees to deal with the practical changes to working practices brought about by Covid-19 and maintain and build wellbeing and resilience. This webinar is for managers who are managing remotely. For many of us the workplace has totally transformed with anyone who can working at home and having to adjust to remote working as both a short and long term reality. You may have been using technology to support remote working for a long time but it may be a new prospect for managers to lead teams who are now largely or fully working remotely. In this session we will focus on: the key principles of remote working, the challenges, benefits, and leadership traits of a remote manager, how to support individuals who are feeling a sense of isolation, and how to best use the technology available so that you can make remote working a success.

This interactive and engaging webinar will be facilitated by Deb Parsons and Emma Ford and you will get many of the benefits of attending a face to face session.

Once you have requested a place on this webinar, you will be sent a skype appointment with further information.

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1 23 July 2020 14:00 - 16:00 TBC Map

Code: SGC/20/1111 Undertaking PDPR’s and 1:1’s remotely (Emily Proom & Sharon Johnson) (EVENT FULL)

As many employees will be working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic we have created guidance on undertaking one to ones and PDPR’s remotely. This webinar looks at how we need to adapt to ensure that we continue to undertake 1:1’s and PDPR’s that are meaningful and valuable.

Tutors:  Sharon Johnson & Emily Proom

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1 05 August 2020 14:00 - 15:30 Webinar - Skype 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/20/333 Assertiveness Skills

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 09 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 10 September 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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1 17 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map

Code: SGC/20/1058 Managing Beyond The Basics (South Glos Council Managers/Supervisors)

This is a 2-day workshop specifically for South Gloucestershire Council managers and supervisors. It is split into two 1-day sessions (Day 1: 22nd Sept & Day 2: 27th Oct). 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 22 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map
2 27 October 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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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 23 September 2020 09:30 - 16:30 Kingswood Civic Centre Map