Management Development

The two-day Managing and Developing People programme will help participants gain an understanding of the responsibilities of managing and supervising others and will focus on key skills of people management. This will be of benefit to supervisors and line managers at any level who wish to acquire the skills of effective day-to-day people management.

Commences:
8-9 June 2017
Duration:
Two Day
Application Deadline:
June 2017

This one-day Administrative Law Refresher training course is aimed at those who already have a foundation or working knowledge of administrative law and wish to revisit the principles and procedure of judicial review.  The course will examine, in detail, recent updates and case law that have expanded the traditional principles of administrative law.  

Commences:
20 October 2017
Duration:
One Day
Application Deadline:
October 2017

Coaching is a highly formalised process that has its own codes of behaviour and ethics. However many managers would like to be able to employ some of the more effective tools and techniques of coaching without going through the formal training and accreditation approach. A coaching style of management provides motivation, targets, structure, effective feedback and support but managers must have the requisite skills, insights and commitment.

Commences:
26 May 2017
Duration:
One Day
Application Deadline:
May 2017

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:
2-3 November 2017
Duration:
Two Days
Application Deadline:
October 2017

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:
6 October 2017
Duration:
One Day
Application Deadline:
September 2017

In this era of corporate governance and accountability minute taking is a responsible position that requires individuals who can take clear brief easy to read and accurate recordings of decisions and actions. This half-day Minute Taking for Meetings workshop will be highly interactive involving participants in small group work and skills practice.

Commences:
5 October | 9 November 2017
Duration:
Half Day

Managing Meetings is a one-day workshop that aims to take the pain out of meetings and to introduce staff to the principles and techniques involved. Meetings are an important and integrated part of organisational communication consultation, debate and decision-making. Organisations need effective meetings but these do not happen without correct procedures, preparation and planning. The workshop is highly participative and will focus on providing an opportunity to participants to practise the skills needed to chair/or contribute effectively to meetings.

Commences:
16 November 2017
Duration:
1 Day
Application Deadline:
November 2017

With the increasing emphasis in the public sector on information, organisations need excellent communicators who are capable of delivering their messages clearly and persuasively. Clear, concise writing plays a central role in the work of the organisation. Staff sometimes find writing difficult and challenging in this communication process. This course aims to develop and enhance participants’ writing skills and to cover the core elements of writing.

Commences:
23 November 2017
Duration:
One Day
Application Deadline:
February 2017

Presenting to groups can be a demanding and challenging task and requires confidence and a range of techniques. Successful presenters recognise that they need to learn and practise key skills and techniques to enhance their style and confidence in presenting at seminars, conferences and to various audiences.

Commences:
9 May 2017
Duration:
One Day
Application Deadline:
May 2017

Since the enactment of the Data Protection Act, 1988, and more particularly in recent years, the legal obligations and requirements on public service organisations to safeguard personal data have grown enormously. Responsibility covers all functions associated with the client’s personal data gathering, storing, accessing, safeguarding and disposing of it in line with the 8 rules of the Data Protection Act.

Commences:
2017 dates TBC.
Duration:
Half Day
Application Deadline:
December 2017

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