Registered training

  • 13/02/2020 - Strategy, Improvement & Engagement Team Briefing for Members
  • 24/10/2019 - Social Media offered by David McGrath - Link Support Services; A knowledge of the practical risks and benefits of using social media by elected members. How to use social media to support members' work. How to improve the 'reach' of councillors into the community to consult and communicate and reduce workloads. How to manage 'keyboard warriors' and other 'awkward' online users. How to stay safe, avoid complaints about online presence and avoid, manage or remedy some of the pitfalls of social media.
  • 10/10/2019 - Planning offered by Alex Robinson - Strategic Planning Manager and Olivia Stapleford - Assistant Team Leader - Planning Enforcement at Dacorum Borough Council; Session for Members to understand how the planning system works in terms of long term planning (Local Plan) and the process when a planning application is submitted to the Council, including what material planning considerations are and what are not material considerations. As well as looking at the appeal process and Enforcement.
  • 06/08/2019 - Budget Setting Process offered by Nigel Howcutt - Assistant Director (Finance & Resources) and Fiona Jump - Group Manager (Financial Services) at Dacorum Borough Council
  • 24/07/2019 - Overview and Scrutiny offered by Ann Reeder - Frontline Consulting; The session covers the key principles and explores different ways of working and highlights the benefits from effective scrutiny.
  • 11/07/2019 - Emergency Planning offered by Hannah George-Priston - Hertfordshire County Council; This session provides a short overview on Emergency Awareness. The topics covered include a context of emergency planning within the UK, an overview of the arrangements within Hertfordshire and how agencies work together. Finally the session covers how Dacorum prepares, plans and responds to incidents.
  • 28/05/2019 - GDPR/FOI offered by John Worts - Information Security Team Leader at Dacorum Borough Council; GDPR/Data Protection for Members