CME - Module 3: Serving on Council

Council Member Essentials
In person
Wednesday, 28 August, 2024
9:00am - 4:30pm
Somerset Street, PINGELLY WA 6308

$990.00 (plus GST)


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This comprehensive 2 day course is specifically developed to address the unique skills and knowledge required by Elected Members and will develop the knowledge and skills required to effectively serve on Council.

Building on the information from the first few modules, this course delves deeper into what is involved in serving your community in a Local Government environment and performing as a competent and capable team member on Council.

It recognises both internal and external influences on Elected Members, how to develop and maintain strategic relationships, the necessity to perform your role in a due diligence framework and how to contribute effectively to high level strategic decision making.

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Target Audience

A necessary course for newly Elected Members.

Recommended for returning Elected Members to refresh and update their knowledge and understanding of their role within Local Government.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and apply legislation and regulations within which Councils must operate;
  • Identify the role of Elected Members and senior management in leading and supporting their communities;
  • Recognise expectations on Elected Members to act in a ‘Board-like’ manner as the governing body;
  • Apply processes involved in contributing successfully to Council and committee meetings; and
  • Implement ethical decision making.

Course Transfer and Cancellation Policy

All transfer or cancellation requests must be made via our request form.

Please refer to the WALGA Terms and Conditions of Enrolment for further conditions including COVID-19, On-Site training and course cancellations. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Dates Delivery Method Duration Fees Register
Wednesday, 28 August and Thursday, 29 August 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$990.00 (plus GST)

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Thursday, 3 October and Friday, 4 October 2024 In person 9:00AM - 4:30PM

$990.00 (plus GST)

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