Working in a Political Environment


18th June 2024
10:00 – 12:00


A short 2-hour workshop for new officers wishing to build knowledge and understanding of the political side of the organisation and to develop skills to work effectively within the democratic structure. It is also suitable for officers who may not be new but who wish to refresh their understanding and bring their knowledge up to speed.
The event explores the different perspectives and drivers of elected members, the committee structure, purpose, role and decision-making powers of key committees. It also considers skills and approaches to successfully navigate the political interface of the authority


This course is delivered remotely.

Also available on an in-house basis for groups of between 6 and 12


  • Understanding the role of an elected member and how it differs from that of an officer
  • Committee structure and key roles and responsibilities of the main committees
  • Skills to support you in working in the political environment
  • How to find out more about your authority


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

Course reference:  LG/24/480
How to apply
:  Please use the Booking form to enrol.
Closing date:  07 May 2024


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