Empowering Parish and Town Councils in Northamptonshire

Training & Events Calendar

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Microsoft 365 Masterclass

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 11:00

Improving remote working for councils during Covid-19

A one-hour hands on webinar designed to highlight the benefits of working in the Microsoft 365 Cloud. This masterclass will run through real-world examples of how councils are utilizing the cloud to operate and continue serving their communities during the Covid-19 crisis.

Focusing on 4 key areas, our masterclass will cover the basics as well as provide you with knowledge of how the applications in the cloud work and how they can benefit your council.

  1. Facilitating secure and compliant document management
  2. Enabling stakeholders to collaborate and communicate effectively
  3. Ensuring data security and compliance with government regulation
  4. Supporting your organisations environmental and social commitments

Who should attend
Clerks, council staff or councilors who are interested in moving their council to the cloud and want a short overview of key features and benefits before they do.

Course tutor

Cloudy IT

Cost
Free

Venue:
Online
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Off to a Flying Start

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 18:30

Off to a Flying Start

This course is designed to help all Clerks and Councillors make an early, effective and confident start to their careers, by providing quality, constructive and participative training on the roles and responsibilities of Clerks and Councillors.

Who Should Attend
Suitable for new Councillors and existing Councillors to refresh their knowledge

Course Tutor

Marie Reilly, NCALC Training Manager

Cost per delegate
£44 member
£88 non member

Venue:
Online
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Emotional resilience skills

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 10:00

Why do some people handle whatever life throws at them, while others tend to struggle? The answer is resilience. Resilience is the ability to recover from the inevitable problems that life throws at us. This session will focus on increasing your resilience and managing it as part of your wellbeing. Looking at self-care and self-awareness, we will lead you in the first steps to improving your resilience and developing a resilience journal.

Audience
For clerks and Council officers

Trainer

Breakthrough Communications

Cost (per person)
£38 member
£76 non member

Venue:
Online
Contact:
Marie Reilly

Community Emergency Plan Workshop

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 10:00

Emergencies are very rare, however recently Northamptonshire has experienced major floods, long term utility failure, recycling fires resulting in air pollution, extreme winter weather AND a global pandemic.

Coronavirus has shown that in times like these communities will pull together, but you can be better prepared to deal with any eventuality if you take steps now. You can have an emergency plan in place for any community emergency.

This practical workshop will go into more detail on how to complete an effective community emergency plan and more importantly how to embed your plan within your community. If you have already got a plan as a result of the current pandemic, this workshop with will help strengthen and embed your plan.

Aim of the Workshop:

The aim is to give advice and guidance on how to complete you community emergency.

Topics Covered:

  • What Emergency?
  • Why have a plan?
  • Vulnerable People
  • Community resilience and response group
  • Community engagement
  • What Other things you can do
  • Individual preparedness
  • Volunteering
  • Questions

Audience
Clerks and Councillors

Trainer

Joanne Maddems and Tyler Bennett, Emergency Planning Team, Northamptonshire County Council

Cost (per person)
£38 member
£76 non member

Venue:
Online
Contact:
Marie Reilly