WORKSHOP FOR PARISH COUNCILLORS: Getting Your Message Across

WORKSHOP FOR PARISH COUNCILLORS: Getting Your Message Across

Thursday 27 June 2019
2.5 CPD Points
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3pm
Lunch included
Carrowbreck House, Hellesdon

Tuesday 9 July 2019
2.5 CPD Points
£60 + VAT
9.30am - 3pm
Lunch included
Wereham Village Hall

These workshops aim to provide an opportunity for you to improve your communication and interpersonal skills, enhance your understanding of communication techniques and gain a greater insight into how to interact with the media. Outline coverage:

  • Effective Communications – Communication process, types and styles of communication, verbal and non-verbal communications, barriers, active listening and building rapport.
  • PR (Public Relations) – What is PR, how it can hinder or help, reputational management, planning public relations strategies
  • Public Speaking – Scary or fun , content, methods of delivery, dealing with feedback (and hecklers), speaking with confidence, preparation and planning.
  • Presentational Skills – design and delivery of presentations, styles, use of technology, preparation.
  • Media Engagement– Types of media, traditional V social media, approaching and responding to media, preparation and planning.
  • Effective Chairing – Communication techniques, chairing styles, preparation and improving current skills.

These workshops will involve use of videos, whole group discussions, group scenario work, action planning and sharing of tips and experiences. Electronic handouts and suggested websites will be made available at the end of the session.

They will be delivered by the same Norfolk County Council and Norfolk ALC based trainers who recently ran our successful 'Managing Difficult Conversations' workshops.

Click here to book a place

Posted: Wed, 15 May 2019 10:00 by Helen Carrier

Tags: Training