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Green Public Procurement – One Day Online Seminar

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Measurably reduce environmental impacts using EU Green Public Procurement Guidelines. This is a practical seminar the provides spreadsheet templates to allow participants generate a working template for one aspect of their procurement e.g. transport services

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Core Skills for Higher Executive Officers, Senior Staff Officers and Administrative Officers (and equivalent grades)

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This comprehensive one day Higher Executive Officer (HEO) Core Skills programme is designed in alignment with the HEO competency model set out by the Public Appointment Service. This programme aims to support existing and newly appointed HEOs in managing performance and people. Delivering results through a focused development of the core competencies required in the role.

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Certificate in GDPR: Level 1 – Essentials – Online Course

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This course is intended to introduce the fundamentals of the GDPR. The comprehensive structured approach to training provides practical, in-depth understanding of the scope, core concepts, principles and requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Minute-Taking Made Easy – Online Workshop

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The ability to take clear and concise minutes that accurately reflect the decisions taken and actions agreed at important meetings is an essential requirement for anyone working in the public sector

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One-to-One Online Interview Coaching

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Are you applying for a promotion or a new role in the public sector? If so, you will be interested in attending a one-to-one interview coaching session. 

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Proofreading Skills – Half-Day Workshop

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Full Course Details Date: Tuesday 26th March 2024  Time: 09:30 am – 1:00 pm CPD: 3.5 CPD hours Method of Delivery: Online Fee: €360   About the Workshop How do you feel when you read a report, leaflet, letter or professional website that contains errors in grammar, spelling and punctuation? Not impressed? We all [...]

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FOI Essentials – Half Day Seminar

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This half-day course will provide employees of public bodies with an understanding of the essential principles underlying Irish freedom of information legislation.

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Reputation Intelligence and Risk Management – Half-Day Online Workshop

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This interactive training event will give attendees the communication tools, approach and attitude needed to manage an unexpected crisis. Attendees will develop leadership skills that will help to manage any crisis situation. Attendees will also learn how to galvanise their teams and implement rapid reputation recovery methods to deal with post crisis-fallout.

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ICM Certificate in Public Law – 2-Day Programme

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The aim of this course is to provide public servants with the information, knowledge and competencies in the area of public law so that they have the ability to fulfil their roles and securing an accredited qualification following a condensed and focused course. The course will take a practical approach, focusing on the key legal principles, but applying them to everyday situations. Delegate participation and interaction will be encouraged by way of group exercises and discussion.

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AI & GDPR: Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence while complying with Data Protection Laws

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In the move toward technological progress, public institutions and governments will play a crucial role in leading this journey while upholding ethical and legal standards for its responsible use. PAI's half day seminar will open a platform for active discussions around the challenges posed by AI and will consider how AI fits within the GDPR framework.

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Courtroom Skills – The Expert Witness

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This half-day seminar will outline the structure and jurisdiction of the Irish courts system. It will look at the ethics involved in coaching witnesses and the direct examination and cross examination process. It will also look at legal proceedings and ancillary issues focusing on the presumption of innocence and the duty to preserve documents.

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Business Writing Skills Half Day Workshop

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Writing is an essential feature of many jobs. Whether you write emails to customers, reports for publication, content for website, or marketing materials, the ability to write clearly, concisely and professionally is a vital skill. In this highly practical workshop, a professional writer shares their expertise – to ensure you take away the tools and confidence to write effectively at work.

€360.00

Securing Data: Identifying and Responding to a Data Breach

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Organisations of all sizes and across all industries are vulnerable to data breaches and the impact can be significant so having a data breach response plan in place can help organisations respond quickly and effectively if a breach does occur. This plan should outline roles and responsibilities, escalation procedures, and communication protocols to ensure an effective and coordinated response. Identifying the breach as soon as possible, determine the scope and severity of the breach and notifying the relevant persons are crucial.

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Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace

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Neurodiversity refers to the different ways the brain can work and interpret information. In Ireland, an estimated 4% (some worldwide figures suggest this figure is closer to 15%/20%) of the population are considered neurodiverse.

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Certificate in Freedom of Information – Two Day Online Course

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This online course provides an introduction to, and grounding in, the main aspects of the legislation as well as the grounds for non-disclosure.As well as sharing an FOI body practitioner’s experience, it will include a case study in how to apply the Act in a practical context, and take a look at the role of the Information Commissioner and the courts on appeal. It is designed to be a practical and focused course for any public servant involved in the provision of information to the public.

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Managing Hybrid and Remote Teams

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The overall aim of this programme is to equip participants with invaluable insights, tools, and techniques essential for proficiently leading individuals and teams within the context of a blended working environment. Its focal points include motivating both individuals and teams to attain peak performance, enhancing overall performance through adept communication and constructive feedback, and facilitating opportunities for continuous learning and career development.

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Data Protection for HR Managers

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it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

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Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) – Overview and Practical Experience of Conducting an Assessment

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This half day online seminar will give attendees the opportunity to learn about the Regulatory Impact Assessment process at a basic level. RIAs were first introduced in 2005. Since then, Government Departments and Offices have been required to conduct RIAs on proposals for primary legislation that involve changes to the regulatory framework.

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The Public Professional – Mastering Internal Communication in the Public Sector

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Full  Details Day 1: Thursday 9th May | Online Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm CPD: 3.5 Hours Fee: €360 Objective  To equip public sector professionals with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively communicate within the organisation/ department, across different forums, and with diverse stakeholders, including high-ranking civil servants. The workshop [...]

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Grant Management – Management of State or EU Funding – Online Programme

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Full Course Details Title: Grant Management - Online Programme Date: 10th, 17th, 24th May 2024 Time: 9.30am – 4.30pm CPD: 15 CPD Hours Method of Delivery: Online Fee: €1,495   Course Overview  Gain the foundational knowledge you need to award and monitor your grants and cooperative agreements effectively from pre-award through [...]

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Managing HR Investigations Effectively

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As a HR professional, a lot of work involves providing advice and training on good practice employee relations to public sector HR professionals. Most grievance, disciplinary and dignity at work policies emphasise the importance of early interventions and alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as mediation. However the reality is that grievances, dignity at work and disciplinary issues often escalate to the formal stage of a policy where issues or conflict cannot be resolved informally.

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Improving Time Management and Prioritising your Workload

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The aim of this half day seminar is to give participants a platform to explore how they manage their time.   It will give an appreciation of how time, when proactively managed, can be used to achieve personal and organisational objectives more efficiently and effectively.

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Plain English for the Public Sector – One Day Online Workshop

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This highly practical one day workshop will give managers and staff the skills and confidence to write successfully in plain English – and to prepare for the new rules. We have successfully delivered this course to managers and staff in many government departments and agencies –  focusing on web content, letters, emails, guidelines, leaflets and reports.

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Overview of Procurement Essentials – 2 Day Online Course

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This 2-day course will demonstrate how to effectively apply best practice public procurement processes to ensure compliance while also delivering optimal value, service, quality, innovation and reduced risk for your organisation.

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PAI’s Project Management Masterclass

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This 2-day course will demonstrate how to effectively apply best practice public procurement processes to ensure compliance while also delivering optimal value, service, quality, innovation and reduced risk for your organisation.

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Data Communication: Why We Manage and Collect Data

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Full  Details Date: Tuesday 21st May 2024 | Online Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm Fee: €395 Overview  Exploring the fundamental question: Why do we manage data? Led by Daragh O Brien, this three-hour programme will delve into the core purpose of data management: enabling communication to drive action and outcomes. Designed [...]

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Positive Mental Health Workshop

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This half day workshop will provide a comprehensive structure for a positive mental health training program, covering topics ranging from understanding mental health to practical strategies for enhancing positivity and coping with challenges

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Effective Call Handling (Telephone Techniques)

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Effective telephone techniques is important for several reasons, especially in professional settings. It helps individuals develop clear and effective communication skills, ensuring that messages are conveyed accurately and understood by the caller. For roles involving customer interactions, such as customer service representatives or support staff, effective telephone communication is crucial.

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Managing and Responding to a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)

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it is critical that HR professionals are aware of the requirements of data protection regulations and process personal data accordingly. It is also essential that they are ware what to do if a breach of this information occurs in the workplace, how to recognise a breach and who to contact.

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Train the Trainer – Two Day Blended Workshop

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Full Course Details Day 1: Wednesday, June 5th | Online Day 2: Wednesday, June 12th 2024 | In Person | The Grand Canal Hotel Time: 9.30am - 3.00pm Method of Delivery: Blended Fee: €995 Course Overview  This two-day Train the Trainer Course will give participants the tools and techniques to [...]

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FOI for Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers

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The course equips FOI Decision Makers and Internal Reviewers with the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to take a pragmatic approach and focus on practical FOI tasks using the relevant law and guidelines. Participants get the opportunity to share their own experiences and get a valuable insight into issues highlighted by an expert in the field, as well as an understanding of best practice.

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PAI’s Certificate in Public Procurement – 8 Day Blended Programme

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This programme is essential for both public sector employees and employees from the private sector who have or expect to be given responsibility for procurement projects. No previous training or special skills in procurement or finance are required or expected. 

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