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For almost two decades we have provided unrivalled access to reliable and up-to-date information and created a platform where leading industry experts, high-profile speakers and public sector employees can network, form partnerships and work towards a common goal.

Now, well established as the UK’s leading public sector events supplier, GovNet incorporates multiple divisions which facilitate every aspect of the public sector, from local government and housing to the NHS and higher education sector.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Continuous Improvement Strategies

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    The benefits of implementing a continuous improvement (CI) strategy are crucial for bringing innovation; motivation and efficiency to all businesses. CI is an approach in which all employees are compelled to seek out; support and implement changes to provide a better product or service; as well as improving cost-effectiveness. This interactive course explains how applying CI’s tools and techniques can help to focus activity; people and resources on serving customers; eradicating waste and improving productivity. Led by experienced management consultant; Jonathan Bottomer; this one-day course allows your business to gain and implement CI skills; including Lean Thinking; Kaizen and Six Sigma to achieve long-term; company-wide improvements.

  • Powerful Data Visualisation

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Globally; we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data a day and 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. With such a vast volume of information at your fingertips; it can be difficult to know how best to harness this resource to your advantage. When presented in the right way; data can be a powerful way to communicate and engage effectively with your customers; external stakeholders and internal colleagues. This Powerful Data Visualisation course gives you the necessary skills to visualise your data and to turn raw data into infographics; presentation slides; dashboards or reports that tell a clear and compelling story. Successfully use these tools to help drive the right actions; ask better questions and make better decisions for you and your business.

  • Understanding the Role of the Data Protection Officer

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Data Protection Officers (DPO) are now at the forefront of understanding; managing and advising on data protection issues within their companies. They often carry out this role with limited support and technical guidance. This Understanding the Role of the Data Protection Officer training course has been specifically designed to help you as a DPO to manage your increased workload and responsibilities within your company. This timely; one-day training course gives you a well-rounded overview of recent data protection legislation; tools and techniques to manage data breaches; knowledge of carrying out data protection impact assessments; and a toolkit to help you better perform your duties as DPO back in the office.

  • Speaking with Impact

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd
    The ability to make an impression when you speak is an invaluable tool. Communicating effectively with clients and colleagues to create a memorable and lasting impression is a trainable skill which can be honed and practiced by following several simple rules. Join communications consultant Sandra Miller on this one-day interactive training course to maximise your verbal communication. You will receive individual feedback to improve your communication skills and take away tips and techniques on how to prepare yourself for your next presentation; pitch; public speaking engagement; or just a chat by the watercooler. Take part in practical exercises and learn how to speak confidently; retain an audience’s attention and feel in control. Learn the common pitfalls of speaking in public speaking and feel comfortable in an intimate; supportive working environment.
  • Storytelling for Business

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Storytelling is a useful and meaningful tool for communicating; influencing and persuading both your colleagues and key stakeholders. The ability to deliver a story in an imaginative and memorable way is a hugely valuable skill and can help you to enhance and communicate your message with much greater impact. By examining the stages and structure of storytelling; and how you can apply it to your business; this course explores useful techniques that allow you to become a more effective communicator. Led by Sandra Miller; the course will train you on how to communicate with your audience in a more engaging and informative way. Through a range of theoretical learning and practical exercises; develop the ability to tell compelling stories that will leave a powerful impression.

  • Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    This one-day interactive; practical course has been designed specifically for women in the workplace. It focuses on developing and embodying the essential skills needed to create impact and communicate with confident credibility: skills that are much in demand as women define and develop their professional roles and career path within the workplace. This Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace course; offers a highly-effective toolkit of transformative performance-based techniques; involving the body; breath and voice. These will be practiced and then applied to different communication settings and role-play scenarios to enable you to develop greater flexibility and choice in how you react; respond and communicate. Explore flexing between different communication styles and language choices to assist you in communicating assertively; from a position of personal power; knowledge and confidence. The skillset can be adapted flexibly to support professional roles at all levels; within different sectors; including newly-emerging; as well as more established industries.

  • Effective Data Visualisation

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    This Effective Data Visualisation course gives you the necessary skills to visualise your data and to turn raw data into infographics; presentation slides; dashboards or reports that tell a clear story and drive the right actions.

  • Excelling in Remote Team Leadership

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    The public sector is changing; and professionals are working in increasingly agile ways. Whether reducing costs; making better use of office space or encouraging a younger workforce; remote working has latent benefits. It is essential that organisations have a clear virtual strategy in place; and that managers adapt their leadership style to make the most of these changes. Attend this practical and interactive training course to discover effective leadership techniques that will best support your team. Develop a flexible; future-focused management approach that motivates and maximises performance.

  • Effective Strategic Planning

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    The ability for an organisation to plan strategically for the future can be a challenging task to undertake; especially when it comes to the public sector. To plan effectively for the future; you have to consider a number of factors; many of which are likely to affect the day-to-day operation of your organisation. Attend this course to examine the threats – and opportunities – facing your organisation and be able to identify the best methodology for you to effectively plan for every eventuality.

  • Assertiveness in the Workplace

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    The ability to make a long-lasting strong and assertive impression on colleagues and key stakeholders is an invaluable tool to have in the workplace. Assertiveness can help you influence your colleagues; peers and external stakeholders in a firm and positive way; ensuring that you are perceived the way you intend to be and get the results you’re looking for to be successful. This Assertiveness in the Workplace course gives you the core practical skills to communicate; use body language and manage a range of different scenarios – including difficult conversations – to get your point across in the best possible way; with a heightened sense of confidence and self-assurance.

  • Return on Investment Analysis

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    The public sector is accountable for tax payer money and face the challenge of demonstrating the efficiency of delivery and implementation of a project or policy; and the outcome. Increased accountability brings a renewed focus on measurement and evaluation; including measuring return on investment. Our Return on Investment Analysis course examines how to apply appraisal techniques in the public sector; looking at both non-financial and financial benefits. This Return on Investment Analysis course provides you with several techniques to appraise the value added to services users and the public from projects and policies.

  • Ensuring Customer Service Excellence

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Understanding and identifying service users’ differing needs is vital to being able to provide efficient; specific services to everybody; for example; people from diverse cultural backgrounds or individuals with disabilities. On this interactive training course; learn how to empower your staff to provide excellent customer service; and equip them with the tools to communicate effectively with all service users. Uncover best practice on how to effectively communicate with your organisation’s service users; understand how their needs may vary and how to impart these skills on your team upon return to work. Leave with the skills to effectively deliver excellent customer service to all groups in your locality and ensure a positive service environment throughout every interaction.

  • Applying Emotional Intelligence and Ensuring Personal Resilience

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Attend this one day Applying Emotional Intelligence and Ensuring Personal Resilience course; led by emotional intelligence and leadership coach Duncan Enright; to utilise EI to improve workplace well-being and employee performance. Develop a greater level of self-awareness and empathy; alongside an understanding of key techniques to enhance personal resilience. Through a range of workshops and public sector focused case studies; this course provides you with a range of tools and long-term skills to enhance your professional career; through a deeper understanding of yourself and your emotions.

  • Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    This Confident Communication for Women in the Workplace course offers a highly effective toolkit of transformative; performance-based techniques; involving the body; breath and voice. These will be practiced and then applied to different communication settings and role-play scenarios to enable you to develop greater flexibility and choice in how you react and communicate. Explore flexing between different communication styles and language choices to assist you in communicating assertively; from a position of personal power; knowledge and confidence. This toolkit can be practiced repeatedly to enable you to increase your sense of personal power; credibility and nascent leadership capacities.

  • Influencing and Negotiating Upwards

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Influencing and negotiating upwards can be a challenging skill as it is more likely to involve higher stakes; greater nerves and a more heightened drive for success. With stretched budgets; departments and individuals continue to be given greater responsibilities; making it more important than ever to be able to put across your point of view; pitch innovative ideas to decision-makers and successfully bid for valuable funding. Public sector negotiation can be more stressful and involve greater competition when involving bargaining for vital public spending; so a positive and effective technique of exerting your influence upwards towards senior leaders can make all the difference. This masterclass explains core theory and practical techniques for negotiating and influencing in all contexts; with particular focus on situations of organisational hierarchy.

  • Producing a Good Business Case

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Producing a good business case can help you influence decision makers; drive organisational performance and gain funds for projects. However; writing convincing business cases can be a complex and time-consuming task for any busy professional. This highly practical and interactive Producing a Good Business Case course; led by communications expert Sue Calthorpe; examines the various stages of writing a business case and the requirements of each of the sections; from executive summary to options appraisal. Learn how to translate policy and project documents for technical and non-technical readers; how to summarise pages of prose into persuasive points and how anecdotes; fact and opinion can work together to provide compelling cases.

  • Creating Effective Communication Strategies

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Any successful organisation needs effective and strategic communications with its external and internal stakeholders to build trust; manage its reputation and engage them with its priorities and objectives. Risk of not having an effective communication strategy can result in a loss of trust from your key stakeholders and service users; failure to manage reputational damage and lack of clarity over your organisations vision. Attend this public sector tailored Creating Effective Communication Strategies training course to develop a more effective communications strategy; which will enable your organisation to: communicate key changes both internally and externally; improve service delivery and enhance your organisation’s performance.

  • Understanding the Role of the Data Protection Officer

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Data Protection Officers (DPO) are now at the forefront of understanding; managing and advising on data protection issues within their organisation. They must often carry out this role with limited support and technical guidance. This Understanding the Role of the Data Protection Officer training course has been specifically designed to help you as a DPO to manage your increased workload and responsibilities. This Understanding the Role of the Data Protection Officer course gives you a well-rounded overview of recent data protection legislation; tools and techniques to manage data breaches; knowledge of carrying out data protection impact assessments; and a toolkit to help you better perform your duties as a DPO.

  • Understanding Forecasting and Trends

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    This Understanding Forecasting and Trends course gives those with a limited understanding of analysing forecasts and trends; the confidence to make more effective decisions; based on data reports. No advanced statistical skills will be assumed. Attend this Understanding Forecasting and Trends course; to confidently identify and predict trends; meaningfully interpret data and use data to make predictions and comparisons. By the end of the day; feel more comfortable with interpreting data. Take an active part throughout the day; using a mixture of computer models on spreadsheets; practical examples; interactive learning tasks and theory.

  • Utilising Impact Assessments

    Training Course | Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Partnership Media Group Ltd

    Through interactive workshops; this training course gives you the skills to ensure your impact assessments are carried out in line with best practice; and that they get the green light and appropriate sign-off. Join our course facilitator; Dr Philip Davies; who contributed to the original Green and the Magenta books – the core guidance for those in Government writing and evaluating impact assessments. On this Utilising Impact Assessments course; gain the expertise and practical tools to carry out an impact assessment. Return to your organisation with the confidence to deliver better policy.

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