This event hosted by the LGIU will bring together political and local government experts to discuss reaching net zero, the role of councils in sustainable development, and the intersection with the cost of living crisis.
LGIU training for managers
Global Local Executive Panel Series
LGIU training for new councillors
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Attendance and participation in the course will provide councillors with a clear understanding of the challenges and dangers around personal data. The ‘Councillors and Data Protection course’ takes participants through the legal framework. It highlights the importance of key issues such as consent to share data. It covers the Data Protection principles. It covers Freedom…
Two sessions relevant for senior managers and officers who want to develop their inclusive leadership practice and / or work in the area of equalities, as well as elected members who want to re-examine equality and diversity policies within their local authority and their leadership role within and outside the council.
On 26 May 2022 join VLGA, LGIU and a panel of council Chief Executives from across the globe as we dive into the issues of trust in local government and local government culture, how councils can build external trust and create positive internal cultures and the ties between the two.
This programme has been developed for Councillors who are experienced in public speaking and would like to develop their skills even further.
This online session is aimed at elected members who are new to overview and scrutiny and need to find their feet as soon as possible. This introductory session explores the role of overview and scrutiny within an authority, how to get the best results from its work and the key skills and approaches for doing…
This online session aims to improve the way you chair both online, hybrid and in-person meetings and techniques to improve how you manage participation.
Every elected councillor is responsible for ensuring that their council has effective financial governance, yet local government finance is viewed by many as difficult to get to grips with. This online training session is designed to provide elected councillors with a thorough grounding in the key elements of local government finance and funding.
This programme has been developed for Councillors who want to develop their questioning skills, particularly relating to scrutiny.
Online Training: Developing Political Awareness & Sensitivity: the key to working effectively with Members
This online session is a chance for those new to working in a political environment with members to understand the respective roles and the skills needed. It is also a chance for more experienced officers to reflect on their experiences and add to their toolkit of approaches and skills.