Cultural Services

Managing a Contracting Service

This workshop examines the future of the Library, Museum & Gallery Services and the challenge facing those who are responsible for delivering the service.

    Content Overview:

    • The Big Picture – discussion on the implications of the Government cuts and the Big Society for Cultural Services. Where will we be in five years time?

    • The role of managers in the age of austerity

    • Qualities and skills of managers – identifying the skill gaps

    • People Management – how to get the best from a workforce under threat

    • Managing the transition

    • Tough conversations – delivering bad news

    • Supporting the team after ‘the axe’ has fallen


    One day


    • An insight into the future challenges facing library, museum and gallery services

    • An opportunity to share best practice & network with your peers

    • Develop knowledge & strategies to prepare for the new era of management in the age of austerity

    Who should attend?

    Cultural Services supervisors & managers.

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