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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How to tackle the climate emergency as a smaller council

This seminar provides an introduction for both members and officers from smaller local authorities involved in developing responses to the climate emergency and an opportunity to share ideas and best practice.

England & Wales

Online Training: Effective Social Media (lunch hour sessions)

This course consists of three modules of one hour each which cover an introduction to using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using images and video effectively.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

FREE 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, South Africa

Online Training: Practical Project Management

This webinar seeks to clarify what we mean when we say project and demonstrate how a practical approach can be beneficial. And introduces the nine essential parts of any project not just for work but in other aspects of your life as well.

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

Online Training: Management Fundamentals: Developing as a Manager or Team Leader post Lockdown

This programme is an innovative way to equip your cohort of Managers (from Team Leader to Service Manager level) with a thorough but concise overview of the knowledge, and skills needed as a foundation for the role. It concentrates on six fundamental principles which form the foundation for good management practice in Local Government.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Tackling Disinformation Online and Offline

This course will look at how you can mitigate the impact of disinformation online and offline, including considering the importance of facilitating community development; fixing resident issues; watching over council decision-making and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto.

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

Online Training: Effective local climate governance after COP26

During COP26 the LGIU Is running a workshop on Climate Governance after COP26. This online workshop will use case studies from across the UK to explore frameworks for effective local climate governance using case studies from across the UK.

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

Online Training: Presenting with Impact Online

This workshop is designed to equip presenters with a fundamental range of skills that will enable them to make presentations professionally and confidently in a number of settings with particular focus on using platforms such as Zoom and Teams. It focuses on aspects concerned both with content and process and gives practical tips to overcome…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland