Chairmanship Skills

Chairmanship Skills

Who should come?
The training is aimed at experienced Councillors, especially those considering becoming the Chairman/Vice Chairman of their Council or Chairman of a Council Committee.

This course will be repeated further north in the area on 5th October.

Event date Sat 8 Jun 2019 9:30
Event Ends Sat 8 Jun 2019 15:00
Registered 14
Registration closes Wed 5 Jun 2019 8:00
Cancel Before Date Fri 5 Oct 2018
Notes £46 to member councils
Speaker Kim Bedford
Location Alderminster Village Hall
Event Categories Specialist Council Training

Registration is now closed

9.00 am - 9.30 am


and refreshments

Managing and leading people is one of the most challenging situations we find ourselves in.

9.30 am - 3.00 pm

As a community leader you will explore;-

  • The role of the Chairman as specified in law establishing the responsibilities and duties:
  • Preparing and chairing meetings
  • Handling discussion/reporting and reaching a decision
  • Council Strategy / plan. Using the budget and precept process.
  • Chairing a challenging meeting
  • Handling conflict
  • Professional conduct

Plus an opportunity to network with colleagues and share experiences.

A buffet lunch will be provided

You will earn

2.5 CPD Points

by attending this course


£46.00 per delegate for Member Councils

£92.00 per delegate for non-member councils these fees are low compared with other county associations and training providers

Help with Delegate’s Fees

WALC will subsidise member councils

Members with a budgeted income up to £15,000 will get half price for all delegates
Members with a budgeted income between £15,001 & £30,000 can send two for the price of one
Members with a budgeted income between £30,001 & £50,000 can send three for the price of two
Members with a budgeted income over £50,000 can send five for the price of four



Any delegate cancellations

must be received in writing 7 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.

Terms and Conditions of Registration

please read

The full terms and conditions of registration.

Kim Bedford

Experienced Tutor

Kim has over 10 years’ experience in the local council sector, initially as a council clerk, then as a councillor and County Officer for Gloucestershire, where she developed and instigated advice and training for councillors and clerks.

Seeing numerous changes, she has incorporated many new ideas and details into her courses to enable her attendees to ‘hit the ground running’ with enthusiasm and knowledge.