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  NEW: October 2018 - Newsletter
This month we have new training dates and 3 new bitesize learnings including Managing your mind at work and Being Proactive.  Its a busy month as we also feature 6 events happening this month.   

  NEW: Advice Skills Academy Training
New Learning Events have been added to the Calender. 

  NEW: New training dates for
- Mental health awareness for frontline workers.
- Stay well, stay focused – skills and strategies for managing high workloads in advice services.  See Learning Events for more information.

  UPDATED: ASA Mentoring Programme (New Date)
Advice Skills Academy is introducing a partnership-wide mentoring programme that will provide a way for people to share their skills, knowledge and experience across organisations, and across the ASA partnership.

  September 2018 - Newsletter
Features this month include 3 NEW Bitesize Learnings and an update on our exciting new Advice Skills Academy Mentoring Programme.

Learning Events

Nov
8
Thu
10:00 am Managing Projects – Thursday 8 a...
Managing Projects – Thursday 8 a...
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am
Managing Projects - Thursday 8 and Thursday 22 November 2018 (1.5 days)
Thursday 8 and Thursday 22 November 2018 (1.5 days) Projects play a key part in the delivery of services these days, so knowing how to plan and manage them is becoming an increasingly in-demand set of skills. This course is ideal if you  are planning projects, fundraising for projects, or ... Read More
Nov
13
Tue
all-day Mental Health Awareness for Fron...
Mental Health Awareness for Fron...
Nov 13 all-day
Mental Health Awareness for Frontline Workers
Tuesday 13 November 2018, and delivered again on Tuesday 22 January 2019 This one day course will examine the issues faced by front line staff when they are offering a service to individuals experiencing mental distress or a mental health issue. Ideal for   advisers or reception / admin staff who are ... Read More
Nov
19
Mon
10:00 am Leading and Motivating a Team Ef...
Leading and Motivating a Team Ef...
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am
Leading and Motivating a Team Effectively - Monday 19 November and Wednesday 5 December (1.5 days)
Monday 19 November and Wednesday 5 December – one and a half days training Ideal if you’re a new leader, or you’re looking to move into leadership roles, this course covers all you need to know to help motivate and lead teams. Delivered over one and a half days over ... Read More
Nov
22
Thu
10:00 am Managing Projects – Thursday 8 a...
Managing Projects – Thursday 8 a...
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am
Managing Projects - Thursday 8 and Thursday 22 November 2018 (1.5 days)
Thursday 8 and Thursday 22 November 2018 (1.5 days) Projects play a key part in the delivery of services these days, so knowing how to plan and manage them is becoming an increasingly in-demand set of skills. This course is ideal if you  are planning projects, fundraising for projects, or ... Read More
Nov
30
Fri
all-day Stay Focused, Stay Well – Skills...
Stay Focused, Stay Well – Skills...
Nov 30 all-day
Friday 30 November 2018 Back by popular demand – this one day session aimed at advisers who are managing a busy caseload, or any other staff facing stress in the workplace – will help you build the skills and confidence to stay well and stay focused. The session will help ... Read More
Dec
5
Wed
10:00 am Leading and Motivating a Team Ef...
Leading and Motivating a Team Ef...
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am
Leading and Motivating a Team Effectively - Monday 19 November and Wednesday 5 December (1.5 days)
Monday 19 November and Wednesday 5 December – one and a half days training Ideal if you’re a new leader, or you’re looking to move into leadership roles, this course covers all you need to know to help motivate and lead teams. Delivered over one and a half days over ... Read More
Jan
22
Tue
all-day Mental Health Awareness for Fron...
Mental Health Awareness for Fron...
Jan 22 all-day
Mental Health Awareness for Frontline Workers
Tuesday 13 November 2018, and delivered again on Tuesday 22 January 2019 This one day course will examine the issues faced by front line staff when they are offering a service to individuals experiencing mental distress or a mental health issue. Ideal for   advisers or reception / admin staff who are ... Read More

Learning Stories

Organisationally we’ve spent a lot of time exploring the Business Model Canvas as a tool for planning and communication recently. We are keen to offer the highest level of service we can to our clients, and so as new ideas surface that can support them in the design and development of their businesses, we want to jump on that and see how effective it can be.

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Maggie O'Carroll
Maggie O’Carroll
CEO The Women’s Organisation

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c/o Citizens Advice Halton
Lugsdale Road
Widnes
WA8 6DJ

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