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March 2015

Managing built form workshop – rural and regional residential development

March 2015

The purpose of the workshop is to assist Planisphere (our project consultants) to interrogate the successful rural and regional residential development examples they have identified, find out why they worked and what would be needed to replicate the outcome.

Date: Thursday 5 March 2015

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Municipal emergency management enhancement group strategic planning day

Future direction of MEMEG

This facilitated forum will discuss the future direction of MEMEG in supporting council officers undertake emergency management responsibilities.

Date: Wednesday 11 March 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Shepparton

Local government identifying family violence

An introductory level Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF)

The MAV is pleased to partner with the Barwon Area Integrated Family Violence Committee and Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West to offer council officers an introductory level Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) training session for Identifying Family Violence.

Date: Thursday 12 March 2015

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Camperdown

Planning and specification development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a more detailed outline of principles of good practice procurement planning and specification development to ensure that resulting contract arrangements are effective and practical.

Date: Friday 13 March 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Tactical urbanism and better blocks

March 2015

Find out how to create quick, inexpensive, high-impact changes that revitalise streets and public spaces and engage local communities to drive long-term change. This workshop is facilitated by Jason Roberts and Lucinda Hartley.

Date: Tuesday 24 March 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Melbourne

Smart Urban Futures 2015

Building Liveable, Walkable, Sustainable Communities

This conference will examine how to design communities to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Date: Wednesday 25 March 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Wednesday 25 March 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

MAV Technology Forum

March 2015

The agenda will include a "cloud services showcase" from several leading providers, a tour of Cardinia's award winning ABW environment, webcasting of council meetings case study, the launch of the MAV Technology Strategy & Annual Report and an update on key projects and activities for 2015 including the latest on open data, the LG enablement platform, M&CH software roll out, public wifi, advisory services and more.

Date: Thursday 26 March 2015

Time: 09:00AM

Location: Cardinia

Creating accessible documents in Word and PDF

Word, InDesign and Acrobat course

This hands-on workshop teaches content authors how to create accessible Word and PDF documents that meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA.

Date: Friday 27 March 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Spend analysis essentials for savings, efficiencies, compliance & collaboration

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides an overview of spend analysis methodologies and tools that are designed to identify opportunities for savings, improved compliance, local and sustainable spend and the development of category management strategies and collaboration.

Date: Friday 27 March 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Local government identifying family violence

An introductory level Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF)

The MAV is pleased to partner with the Grampians Integrated Family Violence Committee and Women’s Health Grampians to offer council officers an introductory level Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAF) training session for Identifying Family Violence.

Date: Tuesday 31 March 2015

Time: 10:30AM

Location: Bacchus Marsh

April 2015

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Monday 13 April 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Company Directors Course

April - May 2015

Many councillors have completed the Company Directors Course to enhance their own learning and development, contribute to their councils at a higher level and create new opportunities for themselves. This course is being offered through the MAV for councillors and senior local government officers only.

Date: Thursday 23 April 2015

Time: 08:45AM

Location: Melbourne

NTCA local government forest and timber industry conference

April 2015

With a focus on socio-economic issues and the relationship between local government and timber industry, this conference will provide challenging keynote presentations, highly participative discussions, engaging thought provokers and the opportunity to learn from and share experiences with others across Australia.

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Planning and specification development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a more detailed outline of principles of good practice procurement planning and specification development to ensure that resulting contract arrangements are effective and practical.

Date: Wednesday 29 April 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

May 2015

Creating accessible documents in Word and PDF

Word, InDesign and Acrobat course

This hands-on workshop teaches content authors how to create accessible Word and PDF documents that meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA.

Date: Friday 8 May 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

2015 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

May 2015

The Twelfth National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference will continue the tradition of; quality speakers from around Australia; ‘good practice’ knowledge-sharing, tools and templates to maximise Council sustainability; and building credibility for local government to demonstrate ‘yes, we do manage our assets very well’.

Date: Thursday 14 May 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Spend analysis essentials for savings, efficiencies, compliance & collaboration

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides an overview of spend analysis methodologies and tools that are designed to identify opportunities for savings, improved compliance, local and sustainable spend and the development of category management strategies and collaboration.

Date: Friday 15 May 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

2015 Future of local government national summit

May 2015

The eleventh future of local government (FOLG) national summit is all about the sector acknowledging that LG is facing unprecedented challenges: is it the perfect storm or a great opportunity? The 2013 Summit features an outstanding array of international and Australian speakers discussing these future directions and case studies.

Date: Thursday 28 May 2015

Time: 08:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Procurement essentials

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course is designed for all staff who have the ability to commit and approve expenditure within your council. It provides an overview of the legislative and regulatory obligations, standards of probity, purchasing processes as well as outlining the strategic nature of procurement.

Date: Friday 29 May 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

June 2015

Managing contractor OHS management

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course focuses on providing specific guidance to contract managers regarding their responsibilities to manage Contract OHS. Aligning with all the courses in the series, contractor OHS management is designed to highlight the importance of OHS considerations throughout every stage of the procurement cycle.

Date: Thursday 4 June 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Planning and specification development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a more detailed outline of principles of good practice procurement planning and specification development to ensure that resulting contract arrangements are effective and practical.

Date: Wednesday 17 June 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Spend analysis essentials for savings, efficiencies, compliance & collaboration

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides an overview of spend analysis methodologies and tools that are designed to identify opportunities for savings, improved compliance, local and sustainable spend and the development of category management strategies and collaboration.

Date: Friday 26 June 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

July 2015

Social procurement and economic development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides council staff with insights into how procurement can be designed to support the achievement of social outcomes and local economic development.

Date: Friday 3 July 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Procurement essentials

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course is designed for all staff who have the ability to commit and approve expenditure within your council. It provides an overview of the legislative and regulatory obligations, standards of probity, purchasing processes as well as outlining the strategic nature of procurement.

Date: Friday 17 July 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Wednesday 29 July 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

August 2015

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Thursday 13 August 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Spend analysis essentials for savings, efficiencies, compliance & collaboration

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides an overview of spend analysis methodologies and tools that are designed to identify opportunities for savings, improved compliance, local and sustainable spend and the development of category management strategies and collaboration.

Date: Tuesday 25 August 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Managing contracts in local government

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session will help identify the importance of all phases of the procurement life-cycle to ensure effective contract management outcomes.

Date: Wednesday 26 August 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

September 2015

Procurement essentials

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course is designed for all staff who have the ability to commit and approve expenditure within your council. It provides an overview of the legislative and regulatory obligations, standards of probity, purchasing processes as well as outlining the strategic nature of procurement.

Date: Tuesday 8 September 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Managing contractor OHS management

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course focuses on providing specific guidance to contract managers regarding their responsibilities to manage Contract OHS. Aligning with all the courses in the series, contractor OHS management is designed to highlight the importance of OHS considerations throughout every stage of the procurement cycle.

Date: Thursday 17 September 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Social procurement and economic development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides council staff with insights into how procurement can be designed to support the achievement of social outcomes and local economic development.

Date: Friday 18 September 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

October 2015

Social procurement and economic development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course provides council staff with insights into how procurement can be designed to support the achievement of social outcomes and local economic development.

Date: Friday 2 October 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Planning and specification development

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a more detailed outline of principles of good practice procurement planning and specification development to ensure that resulting contract arrangements are effective and practical.

Date: Wednesday 7 October 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Evaluation, negotiation, supplier selection and contract establishment

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session provides a detailed outline of key processes to support good probity management, value for money outcomes and successful contracts. Designed for staff either currently involved in quotation/tender evaluations or about to do so, participants will come away with practical skills applicable in the local government context.

Date: Wednesday 21 October 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

November 2015

Managing contractor OHS management

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This course focuses on providing specific guidance to contract managers regarding their responsibilities to manage Contract OHS. Aligning with all the courses in the series, contractor OHS management is designed to highlight the importance of OHS considerations throughout every stage of the procurement cycle.

Date: Friday 6 November 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Managing contracts in local government

MAV procurement and contract management training series 2015

This session will help identify the importance of all phases of the procurement life-cycle to ensure effective contract management outcomes.

Date: Friday 20 November 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

 

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