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Transformation roundtables

Our virtual transformation roundtables showcase the work of councils who are undertaking transformation to fundamentally change their systems, processes, and skills to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of local government service delivery. Each roundtable will focus on a different Transformation topic or theme that councils have told us that they wish to learn more about.


Are you responsible for delivering your council's ambitions for transformation? 

Sign up for one of our transformation roundtables to hear from councils delivering innovative change and transformation programmes with plenty of opportunities for networking, discussion, and support.

Benefits of participating in transformation roundtables

  • Learning from the different approaches to transformation taken by councils across the country.
  • Developing an understanding of the processes, tools, and structures to effectively establish and deliver transformation projects.
  • Analysing and comparing their work with notable practice from other councils’ transformation activities.
  • Building their network of other council transformation leads.
  • Providing participants with knowledge of the key transformation principles to put in place to tackle transformation challenges and opportunities.

Roundtables are open to English council officers, free of charge and will last a maximum of two hours and be hosted on Microsoft Teams.


Upcoming roundtables

Dates and registration links to follow. 

Change resilience and managing people well through transformation

Wednesday 18 September 2024, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable

The session will focus on managing and building a resilient and adaptable workforce. This roundtable offers an opportunity to network and share notable practice on change resilience and people management approaches. Following the ‘spotlight on’ presentation, delegates will participate in a roundtable discussion.

Managing and working with strategic partners to transform

Thursday 17 October 2024, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable

Using data in transformation and change programmes

Tuesday 19 November 2024, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable

Leading a programme management office

Wednesday 4 December 2024, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable 

Using your council’s estate to transform your local public services

Thursday 23 January 2025, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable 

Prioritising transformation projects and programmes to assign resource

Tuesday 18 February 2025, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable

Developing transformation capability and skills

Wednesday 5 March 2025, 10-11.45am | Officers | Virtual roundtable


If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Past events