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.
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2023 Councillor Development Calendar
For detailed information such as costs and program outlines please click on the ‘Details’ link.
|AICD Company Directors Course||5,12, 26 May & 2,9 June||10:00am–4:30pm||Online||Details|
|Speed Reading||Thursday 1 June||9:30am–4:30pm||Hybrid (limited spaces online)||Details|
|Discrimination, Bullying & Harassment Prevention||Thursday 22 June||9:30am–1:00pm||Online||Details|
|Meeting Procedures Workshop||Friday 23 June||10:00am–4:00pm||In-person||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|
|Gender Equality for Councillors||Thursday 17 August||9:30am–3:00pm||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
- Conflict Management
- Dealing with Difficult People
- 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.
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Engage with us
For more information, contact:
MAV Learning and Events Support Officer
(03) 9667 5531