Who should attend?
Councillors, Clerks and other staff involved in, or considering, developing action or business plans for their council.
Who is your trainer?
Joseph Whelan – Town Clerk, Hertford Town Council
Is it for you?
There is increasing need for councils to plan (and be seen to plan) their activities. The options available to councils will be explored, from simple annual action plans with a budgetary correlation through to comprehensive business plans based on robust community engagement and financial planning.
We understand the diversity of councils and the realities and challenges you face on the ground. This course will help ensure you can:
Þ Understand the main types of plans used by councils
Þ Distinguish action and business plans from neighbourhood and parish plans
Þ Understand the pros and cons of different plans
Þ Define the scope and structure of a plan
Þ Manage the creation and review of a plan
Þ Assess whether taking planning to the next level would add value
Þ Establish the best option for your council