Improving your Decision-Making Skills - Council Staff

9.30am to 4.30pm 
All Council Staff

This session has been developed for council staff who are interested in acquiring practical knowledge, skills and tools to make better decisions in their professional and personal lives.

It is also useful for those who are working in a role in which they are expected to undertake analysis, strategic planning, successfully deliver project outcomes, prepare briefs/minutes, provide advice and make recommendations to managers, executives, and other senior decision-makers.
Training Objectives:
- To develop a clear understanding of decision making as a process
- To develop an understanding of how individual and organisational behaviour shapes decision making
- To build best practice skills in commonly misused decision making tools
- To build skills in facilitating decision making meetings and conversations
Barbara Chappell is the author of the LGA Community Engagement Handbook and the City of Onkaparinga's Community Engagement Handbook which won the IAP2 Core Values Award for Best Policy Framework 2007.

Barbara is licensed to train the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Certificate Program and the Emotion, Outrage and Public Engagement course.  She works with Councils and community groups throughout South Australia to raise awareness of community engagement practices.