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People and OD Strategic Framework Conference - 'Beyond Transition' 20 October 2015

20th October 2015 at 9:00 AM until 20th October 2015 at 3:35 PM


La Mon Hotel and Country Club
Gransha Road, Belfast, BT23 5RF

Conference Objective

The objective of this Conference is to help align the People and Organisation Development Strategic Framework with councils’ objectives as they move from the post-reform transition phase to the longer term transformational agenda.

This Conference has a particular focus on how local government transformation and organisation development can be aligned with workforce change and the programme will include:

  • Emerging Local Government Priorities
  • The Performance Framework for Local Government, and
  • Practical approaches to improvement

Conference Presentations

The Performance Framework Explained

Dr Theresa Donaldson, Chief Executive
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council

A Case Study – Shaping a Brighter Future/the Ensuring Council
Neil Schneider, Chief Executive, Stockton on Tees Borough Council

Corporate Peer Challenge in Practice
Judith Hurcombe, Programme Manager
Local Government Association

Supporting Performance Improvement and Building Capacity
Linda Leahy, Director – Talent and Development, LGSC
Secretary, Local Government Training Group

Creating a Culture of Innovation and Improvement
Moira Quinn, Director of Performance
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

Leadership and Management Improvement
Ian Young, Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

Utilising the Performance Culture Toolkit
Karen Hargan, Director of Organisation Development and
Community Planning, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council

Employee Engagement for Enhancing Performance
Helen Hall, Business Change Manager
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council

Launch of ‘Local Government Learning’ eLearning Platform
Linda Leahy, Director – Talent and Development, LGSC
Secretary, Local Government Training Group

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