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East of Scotland CS Connect

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drawings of interconnected people with the word Scotland overlaidChange is a challenge for us all across the Civil Service.  Would you like to enhance your skills to manage change more effectively? If yes, then come and join us for our East of Scotland CS Connect event for a focused day examining how the Civil Service in Scotland handles and operates during periods of change.

The aims of the event are:

  • to provide an opportunity for civil servants to gain an insight into, and explore, some of the challenges facing the various departments in Scotland
  • to identify and improve the particular skills needed in times of organisational change
  • to highlight opportunities for improved cross-departmental collaboration
  • to support our vision of ‘A Brilliant Civil Service’.

By the end of the day you will have new ideas, connections, strengthened skills and the tools to help you better approach change, whilst actively supporting the four pillars of our Brilliant Civil Service vision as follows:

  • improved outcomes – become more efficient and innovative to deliver better products and services
  • skilled people – become more adaptable and take personal responsibility
  • effective leaders – become more inspiring, confident and empowering
  • a great place to work – creating a truly inclusive, modern and connected Civil Service community.

How do we plan to achieve all this? Through a varied program of challenging and engaging activities, including several facilitated and highly interactive workshops, numerous networking opportunities, a market stall showcasing local departments and a question and answer session with senior civil servants, based in Scotland.

Come along to learn more about how you can play a part in the big picture of transformation within the Civil Service in Scotland.

When: Wednesday 13 November 2019
Where: MOD BASE Leuchars Station, Main Street, Leuchars, Fife, KY16 0JX (by St Andrews)
Times: 9.30 to 15.30

If you wish to attend please secure your place by booking your place here.

This event can count towards your 5-a-year learning and development days. You will need to seek authorisation from your line manager in order to attend and any travel and subsistence expenses must be met by your home department. Refreshments will be provided and there is a shop and canteen on-site where food can be purchased.

If you have any questions with regards to CS Connect please contact Margaret Duncan our project lead. We are committed to ensuring that wherever possible our events are accessible to all participants. If you have any specific requirements, please let Margaret know and she will endeavour to make any reasonable adjustments.


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