The second part of the Middle Managers’ Academy was held in Preston at Lancashire Police HQ, so the appearance of TV detectives Kojak and Columbo wasn’t surprising. But the serious message of the event was the importance of middle managers developing themselves so they can be better, more inspiring leaders.
How to improve a team’s performance is one of the key concerns of any manager. Paul Brown led a discovery session on how to drive high-performing teams, and his candid, relaxed style found favour with an engaged audience in Birkenhead . . .
Places are still available for this year’s Apprenticeship in Leadership and Management, and you can sign up at Civil Service Live. The 12-month programme is a university level, formally-accredited and recognised qualification.
Jayne Krol shares her Ten Top Lessons resulting from her work so far with Civil Service Local where she has taken overall responsibility for promoting cross-government collaboration and leading all our citizen-focused activities in the north west of England.