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 training@lgiu.org.

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The road to net zero

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.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Councillors and Data Protection: Safety First: The GDPR Challenge

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…

England & Wales, Scotland

Equality and inclusive leadership in local government – stepping up

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.

England & Wales, Scotland

Global Local Executive Panel – May 2022: Trust & Culture in Local Government

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. 

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

Online Training: An Introduction to Overview and Scrutiny for Elected Members

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…

England & Wales

Online Training: An Introduction to Local Government Finance (ENGLAND ONLY)

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.

England & Wales