Events

LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development online seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training: see this page for more information or contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org.

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LIVE Q&A EVENT: Treaty, People, Place

The State of Victoria is working with Aboriginal Victorians as equal partners to develop a historic first treaty with the potential to redefine the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians. Join us on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples to discuss how this monumental process might shape local policy and land use planning in…

Australia

Global Local Executive Panel – August 2021: Community Wealth Building

LGiU and VLGA (Victorian Local Governance Association) bring you our latest Global Local Executive panel session. Moderated by Chris Eddy and VLGA CEO Kathryn Arndt, the panel will discuss community wealth building from their own varied perspectives and explore how local governments in both Australia and Scotland are utilising community wealth building initiatives, creating a…

Australia

Online Training: Time Management

This programme has been specially written for Councillors who want to improve the way they manage their time. Full of useful tips, which are built around the Councillor role, the session will enable participants to: Set limits and boundaries on meetings Prioritise using a zoning system Manage emails and paperwork. Each delegate will receive a…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Online Training: Speed Reading and Retention

This is an essential course for Members who need to be able to read and summarise information from written text faster and more effectively.  The seminar focuses on the different types of reading styles and encourages better retention of written material through the use of specific techniques.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Memory Skills and Mind Mapping

This is a highly interactive session that has been developed for Councillors and Officers who want to improve their ability to store and retain information.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Investigations: Truth and other lies

An enlightening entry-level session that will equip delegates to use predictable dialogue to their professional advantage when undertaking any manner of investigation. 

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Personal Safety

This programme has been specially written for Councillors who want to review and improve their personal safety.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus; A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development

These 2, 2-hour online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate ideas and possibilities.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa