Councillor Development Program
The MAV Councillor Development Program offers a range of learning and development opportunities, to assist councillors build the skills and knowledge required to effectively perform their role as prescribed in the Local Government Act 2020.
In 2023 we will offer our training workshops as combination of Online & In Person events. Should we need to make a change based on current COVID-19 advise, we will contact registered attendees prior to the event. For more information about the current restrictions in Victoria visit: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2023 Councillor Development Calendar
For detailed information such as costs and program outlines please click on the ‘Details’ link.
|Understanding Council Finances||Thursday 16 February||10:00am–1:00pm||Online||Details|
|Meeting Procedures||Friday 17 February||10:00am–4:00pm||In-person||Details|
|Advanced Council Finances 1 - Annual Budget||Thursday 23 February||10:00am–11:30am||Online||Details|
|Chairing Meetings||Friday 24 February||10:00am–1:00pm||In-person||Details|
|Media Training for Councillors||Thursday 16 March||1:00pm–5:00pm||In-person||Details|
|Sexual Harassment Prevention||Thursday 23 March||9:30am–1:00pm||Online||Details|
|Land Use Planning and Building||Friday 24 March||9:30am–4:30pm||In-person||Details|
|Advanced Council Finances 2 - Financial Plan||Thursday 30 March||10:00am–11:30am||Online||Details|
|AICD Company Directors Course||5,12, 26 May & 2,9 June||10:00am–4:30pm||Online||Details|
|Gender Equality for Councillors||Thursday 11 May||9:30am–3:00pm||In-person||Details|
|Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment Prevention||Thursday 25 May||9:30am–3:00pm||Online||Details|
|Understanding Council Finances||Thursday 13 July||10:00am–1:00pm||Online||Details|
|Advanced Council Finances 3 - Audited Financial Statements||Thursday 20 July||10:00am–11:30am||Online||Details|
|Presentation & Public Speaking Skills||Friday 21 July||1:00pm–5:00pm||In-person||Details|
|Advanced Council Finances 4 - Quarterly Finance Report||Thursday 24 August||10:00am–11:00am||Online||Details|
|Social Media for Councillors||Friday 25 August||9:30am–3:30pm||In-person||Details|
|Sexual Harassment Prevention||Thursday 7 September||9:30am–1:00pm||Online||Details|
|Land Use Planning and Building||Friday 27 October||9:30am–4:30pm||In-person||Details|
|Mayoral Induction||Friday 8 December||9:30am–5:00pm||In-person||Details to come|
Council in-house workshops
All Councillor Development Workshops,including those listed below, are available for in-house delivery.
- Community Leadership
- Effective Communication Skills
- Emotional Intelligence
- Managing the CEO Employment Cycle
- Negotiation & Influencing Capabilities
- Resilience & Wellbeing
- Speed Reading
- Strategic Planning & Decision Making.
Cost is based on number of participants and any additional expenses such as facilitator travel and accommodation.
For enquires about in-house delivery, please contact email@example.com
Engage with us
For more information, contact:
MAV Learning and Events Support Officer
(03) 9667 5531