Enquiring and Evidence Gathering for Councillors


Date: 21st November 2024
Time:  15:00-17:00hrs

This session will focus on questioning and listening skills to support Councillors to develop understanding and gain different perspectives on key issues. These skills are particularly helpful in Scrutiny and Cabinet/Executive roles but will also provide support in gaining clarity and better appreciation of the needs of the individual and the work of officers.

– Different questions for different purposes, know which to use and when
– How to maintain impartiality and be open to learning and new insights
– Key practices for successful evidence gathering
– Types and sources of information

This event is part of a series of 2-hour remotely delivered learning sessions which focus on key skills to help Councillors be more effective in their role as an elected Member. These sessions are suitable for both newly elected members as well as those who are looking to develop further in a specific area.

£66 plus VAT for member organisations
£92 plus VAT for non-member organisations

Course reference:  CD/24/485

Venue: This course is delivered remotely.
Also available on an in-house basis for groups of between 6 and 12

To view details for past and future events in the series please select the links below:
12 September 2024    Time Management for Councillors
18 September 2024    Communication and Engagement: 3-5pm
09 October 2024         Strategic Leadership for Councillors: 3-5pm
22 October 2024         Resilience and Wellbeing: 3-5pm

How to apply:
Please use the booking form to enrol

Closing Date:
10th October 2024

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