And the strict limit on the group size (a maximum of
12 participants) ensures that each participant has
ample opportunity to discuss their challenges on a
one-to-one basis with the expert trainers.
A programme like this stands or falls on the quality
of the trainers. You couldn’t be in safer hands than
those of our two experts, both of whom draw on
their considerable experience of working in local
government and delivering learning and development
programmes to leaders and managers in diverse
public services and wider settings.
Amanda Dudman is the programme director.
Positive-minded and energetic, she is a qualified
coach and widely respected trainer in her field. She
models and uses a coaching approach in learning
sessions and offers continuous individual and group
David Elverson is the guest presenter, widely and
highly regarded for his work in supporting public
service organisations to develop commercially. He
does this at a strategic level as a consultant and also
at a very practical level, training thousands of public
service managers in commercial awareness and