Strategic Leadership for Councillors

An opportunity to explore the leadership role of a Councillor both within the community and the formal committee structure of the Council.  This session will explore skills that support effective decision making, taking a leading role on key issues and having an impact for the community and service users.

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


  • What are the leadership roles and responsibilities of a councillor
  • What makes an effective leader
  • How to interact with others to maximise impact and influence
  • Key practices of successful leaders


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.

To view details for past and future events in the series please select the links below:

12 Sept 2024    Time Management for Councillors 3-5pm
18 Sept 2024    Communication and Engagement: 3-5pm
22 Oct 2024      Resilience and Wellbeing: 3-5pm
21 Nov 2024     Enquiring and Evidence Gathering: 3-5pm

£66 plus VAT per person for member organisations
£92 plus VAT per person for non-member organisations.

Course reference:  CD/24/483

How to Apply
Please use the Booking form to enrol.

Closing Date
28 August 2024


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