Most In-Demand Training Courses for Public Sector Professionals in 2023

As technology adapts, roles change and public sector organisational needs change and expand, public sector professionals are at the forefront of this ever-changing demand and working environment. 

To keep up, enhance your role and continue to grow, we've got the expert insight you need to get ahead of the game in 2023.

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As the UK's leading training provider of training courses for the public sector, we've got the insights, experience and knowledge into professional development trends and growth needs. 

With that being said, here are the most in-demand training courses for public sector professionals in 2023. Now's the time to book your place to get a head start.

  1. Confident Communication and Assertiveness
  2. Effective Briefings and Submissions
  3. Effective Bid Writing
  4. Women in Leadership
  5. Speaking With Impact
  6. Developing High Performing Teams
  7. Minute Taking
  8. Contract Management
  9. Understanding and Applying SARs Exemptions

1. Confident Communication and Assertiveness

Assertiveness is a powerful communication skill to master. The ability to speak up for your opinions and advocate for yourself without coming across as defensive or aggressive is key to assertiveness. If you want to make a positive impact at work, become more influential and communicate more effectively, take part in this series of role-play scenarios and workshops to develop your communication style.  

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2. Effective Briefings and Submissions

Struggling to cut down your writing but keep in key bits of information that readers actually need? In this Briefings and Submissions training course, you'll learn how to write impactful briefings and submissions that influence key stakeholders and decision-makers through valuable techniques gained from our expert trainer.  

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3. Effective Bid Writing

Join our Communications Expert, Sue Calthorpe, to gain the tools and techniques to submit effective and persuasive proposals to secure valuable new business for your organisation. You'll also learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of your bids and leave the day with a step-by-step guide to take back to your organisation. 

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4. Women in Leadership

The representation of women in leadership positions is growing steadily, but there's still unequal representation in top leadership roles. To help meet this challenge and wide issue, join our Women in Leadership course, along with other exceptional women, to enhance your position and capabilities as a leader and identify strategies to set boundaries and remain true to your vision.

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5. Speaking With Impact

Make an impression when you speak. Whether you need to build your confidence speaking up in meetings or want to gain some expert advice ahead of a big speech, on this course you'll supercharge your verbal communication in no time. 

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6. Developing High Performing Teams

This energising and practical course will teach you how to enhance your team's performance to be more productive and collaborative. Join our expert trainer to uncover your leadership style and develop a personalised action plan to develop a high-performing team with clear goals.

Take a look at upcoming dates here.

7. Advanced Minute Taking 

Do you go to type your meeting notes up only to think "what did I mean by that?" Don't worry, we've all been there. This course will teach you how to turn your minutes into clear action points that generate tangible results for your team. Our expert trainer will give advice on your current minute-taking style and will show how you can improve. 

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8. A Guide to Successful Contract Management

With recent challenges faced by supply chains, having a well-thought-out contract management approach can help to overcome instability in uncertain times. Join our Procurement expert, Gillian King, to gain advice and learn how to ensure contracts are being effectively delivered.

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9. Understanding and Applying SARs Exemptions

Requests for personal information can be time-consuming, but this course can help you gain a brief and comprehensive overview of the SAR landscape and exemptions. Learn how to manage vexatious requests for personal data, practice writing a refusal notice and best apply for the exemptions.

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View our Full Range of Upcoming Courses 

Your personal development should never be stagnant, that’s why we’re constantly adding new, beneficial courses for public sector professionals to take advantage of. Check out the full list of our courses here.