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Upcoming events

February 2015

Social enterprise and local government forum

Market based ventures to address social needs

The Social Enterprise and Economic Development in Local Government is an initial one day workshop designed to provide elected members, executives, managers and field staff, particularly in the Economic Development, Community Development and Council Services sections, with an insight into Social Enterprise as a tool to support the mutual Local Government objectives of economic and community development.

Date: Wednesday 18 February 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

Social media for rural and regional councils

Integrating online communication to your community engagement work

This session is for local government employees whose role involves communication or community engagement.

Date: Thursday 19 February 2015

Time: 10:00AM

Location: Melbourne

Building inclusive communities

Community Building, Disability and Local Government

This forum aims to offer an overview of the community inclusion component of the NDIS as well as to showcase the local government achievements and demonstrate the importance of the role that councils play in enabling the achievement of the vision of an inclusive Australian society that enables people with a disability to fulfill their potential as equal citizens.

Date: Thursday 26 February 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 27 February 2015

Time: 09:30AM

Location: Melbourne

March 2015

Deepening community for a collective impact

A workshop presented by the MAV and the Bank of IDEAS

Learn how to engage your community and build a common agenda for large scale change. This event is an amazing opportunity to participate in a workshop with a global leader in community building.

Date: Monday 2 March 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: Friday 13 March 2015

Time: 09:30AM

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

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

April 2015

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

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

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

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

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

August 2015

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

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

November 2015

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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