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June 2017
£195

Questioning skills

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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Key skills and knowledge for effective scrutiny  The ability to ask good, pertinent questions lies at the heart of successful and effective scrutiny. It is not a skill that any councillor automatically possesses once elected. Good questioning requires preparation, reflection, the ability to listen and skill in thinking on your feet. It also requires a keen understanding of what questions will result in answers that will allow scrutiny to get hold of the evidence it needs to make a difference…

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£150

Anatomy of accountability – health scrutiny conference

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Amba Hotel, London, Bryanston Street
London,W1H 7EHUnited Kingdom
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Anatomy of accountability is a national health scrutiny conference, supported by NHS England, which will explore current health policy, how it's delivery is planned and identify the key areas where scrutiny has a role to play. Expert speakers will guide delegates through the most pertinent issues and a series of practical and interactive workshops will help delegates to formulate plans for local actions to tackle the challenges ahead. Despite recent announcements of extra funding for social care and Sustainability and…

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July 2017
£195

Introduction to scrutiny

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Royal Society of Public Health, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street
London,E1 8AN
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Introduction to scrutiny This one day training course provides delegates with an overview of the basic skills and knowledge needed to be an effective scrutineer. Covering everything from the legislation that governs scrutiny, work planning, basic questioning and interrogation, building relationships and community engagement. Building on the core principle of fostering a culture of openness and transparency the day will help delegates to understand the best way of managing relationships with other councillors and officers to ensure scrutiny is seen…

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December 2017
£195

Scrutinising council performance

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
NCVO, Society Building, 8 All Saints Street
London,N1 9RL
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Scrutinising council performance More course information to follow shortly. Places cost £195 + VAT per person for Local Authority delegates and £225 + VAT per person for commercial sector delegates. Buy 3 get 1 free - In recognition that authorities may benefit from sending multiple delegates to the same training event. This discount is applied automatically at check-out. Full programme and timings to follow shortly.

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