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Commercialisation Masterclass

This is a practical masterclass for officers and Elected Members working at a strategic level on commercial activities.

Date
20th May 2021
Time
11:00 - 12:45
Location
Virtual Event – Microsoft Teams
Entry Fees
Free

As a result of COVID-19, and in response to many councils’ evolving needs, the East of England LGA is hosting a Commercial Masterclass to support officers and Elected Members to develop and hone the skills needed to make confident decisions on reviewing and refocusing commercial activity and identifying new opportunities..

This is a practical masterclass for officers and Elected Members working at a strategic level on commercial activities. The masterclass includes:

  • 11:00 – 11:15 Introduction
    Cheryl Davenport, Managing Director and Joe Winter, Senior Manager, EELGA
  • 11:15 – 11:45 Councils Approach to Collaboration for Commercial Benefit
    Alison Griffin, CEX, Southend Borough Council
  • 11:45 – 12:05 Reviewing Commercial Strategy in a Post-Covid World
    Gilli Galloway, EELGA Talent Bank Associate
  • 12:05 – 12:25 LATCo’s Adapt and Thrive
    Colin Taylor and Dave Fergus, EELGA Talent Bank Associate’s
  • 12:25 – 12:30 Closing Remarks
    Joe Winter, Senior Manager, EELGA
  • 12:30 – 13:15 Drop-in Session with EELGA’s Commercial Associates with over 75 years of combined commercial experience (Gilli Galloway, Colin Taylor and Dave Fergus)

The masterclass will provide you with commercial insight and the practical tools to strengthen your councils’ ability to move forward with greater confidence in your commercial initiatives.

Who should attend:

  • Directors of Resources
  • Elected Members
  • Chief Executives
  • Heads of Service

If you have any queries please contact Jayne Cole, Events Coordinator, East of England LGA email; jayne.cole@eelga.gov.uk tel:07500 769751

 

Please select the links below to download presentations from the day.

Cheryl Davenport, Managing Director, EELGA Alison Griffin, Chief Executive, Southend BC Gilli Galloway, EELGA Talent Bank Associate Colin Taylor and Dave Fergus, EELGA Talent Bank Associate’s

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