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Training courses

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The Organisational Development team regularly conduct a learning needs survey in order to identify appropriate learning and development for inclusion in the employee development programme.  After analysis of the survey we offer a range of workshops to help you develop the skills you need to succeed in your role.  

Communication Skills for Managers

This half day course has been designed to help managers understand the different communication styles and how they can be adapted.  You will
develop and practice effective strategies for managing challenging conversations, ensuring professionalism and respect even in
sensitive situations.

Training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and is now available to book via MyView, dates and times are below.

  • Thursday 21st March 2024, 09.30 – 13.00
  • Monday 25th March 2024, 13.30 – 17.00
  • Tuesday 2nd April 2024, 09.30 – 13.00 

 

Managing a Hybrid Workforce

This half day course has been designed to help managers manage a hybrid team.  How to manage a work-life balance and how to spot signs of potential wellbeing implications of hybrid working. 

Training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams and is now available to book via MyView, dates and times are below.

  • Thursday 14th March 2024, 09.30 – 13.00
  • Tuesday 19th March 2024, 13.00 – 16.30
  •  Friday 22nd March 2024, 09.30 – 13.00

 

You can book your place on any of the above events through MyView.

AB 365

AB 365 outlines how to make the most of the tools in MS 365 that are helping to change the way we work in the council. 

The programme aims to give you the knowledge and practical tips of the tools that will enable you to manage your time and productivity more effectively, improve collaboration across services, modernise operations and create efficiencies in the way we work.  

To find out more and book a place on the course:

AB 365 training

Leading Virtual Teams

This course is suitable for council employees who line manage and/or supervise employees who are working from home.  You will learn how to better support your employees remotely, creating a positive culture allowing teams to reflect and adapt to support hybrid working.

Building Resilience 

This course is suitable for all council employees.  You will learn an awareness of the importance of resilience during challenging times, learn about the tools and techniques to help you become more resilient. 

Conflict Resolution for Managers

This course is suitable for all line managers.  You will learn the knowledge and skills on how to resolve conflict, be able to have assertive conversations and identify potential areas of conflict and prevent escalation within your team. 

First Aid Training

New First Aid course events have been organised. 

Training is taking place in different areas, so please ensure you book onto a session in the correct area 

Check the training dates and book your place –

First Aid Training courses

How to book

Log into MyView and search for the course names above. For help and support contact trainingcentre@argyll-bute.gov.uk