Management Development

Freedom of Information for Decision Makers is an intensive online course for people charged with making decisions in relation to applications for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2014, which was enacted on 14 October 2014.  Reference will also be made where appropriate to the repealed FOI legislation (1997 and 2003) and to Data Protection legislation and obligations under it regarding Personal Data.  

The purpose of this course is to bring participants through the different Parts (1-7) of the new Freedom of Information legislation and to explore with them the implications for their organisations. Emphasis will be placed throughout the course on the sections that are most relevant to attendees. By the end of the course, participants should feel more confident when dealing with an application for information under FOI Act 2014.

Commences:
9 & 10 December 2021 | 12 & 13 January 2022 | 23 & 24 February 2022 | 5 & 6 April 2022
Duration:
Two x Half Day Online Course

This half-day online GDPR Awareness Briefing is similar in content to the Introduction to Data Protection and GDPR but is aimed as people who are not directly involved in the processing of personal data but who should have a high-level working knowledge of GDPR.

Commences:
27 January 2022 | 1 April 2022 | 20 May 2022
Duration:
Half Day Online Course

This two-day Administrative Law programme has been developed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies, offices and local authorities. The course will introduce participants to the core principles and legal rules that govern judicial review and the legal process involved in administrative law. It will also examine specific instances in which judicial review arises, with an emphasis on how litigation can avoided.

Commences:
Dates to be confirmed.
Duration:
Two Days

Courtroom Skills is a one-day intenstive training course that is ideal for anyone who may be expected to give evidence in court in a professional capacity. Participants will learn about effective courtroom presentation and communication skills. Particular focus is placed on confidence building and assertive communication. Participants will have an opportunity to be examined in chief and cross-examined on a sample-case and receive one to one feedback. 

Commences:
Dates to be confirmed.
Duration:
One Day

This two-day Introduction to the Legislative Process programme is designed for civil servants and staff working in public sector agencies and offices.  The aim of the programme is to provide an overview and understanding of the working of the Legislative Process.

Commences:
Dates To Be Confirmed
Duration:
Two Days

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