13 & 14 November, London
There are still a few places available on this practical and inspiring
two-day workshop, designed to help delegates develop fully researched and
costed service plans for their department or organisation.
Book now to ensure a place.
BY THE END OF THE EVENT PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE:
* an understanding of the service planning process
* assessed their service planning information needs and looked at how these
needs could be met
* used SWOT analysis and customer and service research to write meaningful
and workable service plan objectives
* explored the process for aligning resources to service plan objectives,
and developed methods for doing this in the workplace
* made a start on their workplace service plan, or worked with other
participants on a real service plan
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM ATTENDING?
Managers with experience of service delivery at a strategic level, or those
seeking promotion to this type of role within the next three to six months.
WORKSHOP LEADER: Larraine Cooper
Following a career in banking which included developing training in
managerial and financial skills Larraine set up her own consultancy in 1986.
Since then she has regularly worked with staff in public, academic and
health service libraries, as well as business units and direct service
managers in local authorities and the health service.
Personal members: £300 plus VAT (£52.50) £352.50
Institutional members: £363 plus VAT (£63.52) £426.52
Non members: £420 plus VAT (£73.50) £493.50
Student/Unwaged members: £50 plus VAT (£8.74) £58.74
PROGRAMME (Two days)
9.00 Registration and coffee
9.30 Welcome and introductions
9.45 What is service planning?
* Setting service plan objectives
11.00 The research phase - SWOT analysis
* SWOT analysis individual work - setting objectives
2.00 SWOT analysis group review
* The research phase continued
Customer, service, market and competitor research. The mission
3.45 Individual work
Preparing an ANSOF grid and an action plan (with tutorial
9.30 Resources needs
11.00 Individual work
Identifying the resources required to deliver objectives for
preparation of: the operating budget, rolling financial forecasts for future
years, capital needs forecasts, reassessment of needs to meet legal, minimum
and desirable quality thresholds
2.00 Individual work continued
* Developing a medium term focus
3.45 Writing the service plan
* Workshop review
Places are limited to: 16
Participants are encouraged to bring work they have done towards preparing a
service plan for use in the practical sessions; delegates who are yet to
start their preparatory work will be partnered with others who can bring
their work products to this event.
(Please note that participants should not bring any confidential information
to this workshop.)
Please bring a pocket calculator with you.
HOW TO BOOK:
TO MAKE A CONFIRMED BOOKING:
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Professional Development on 020 7255 0561
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