Events

Connect with our community of experts and policymakers to further the impact of local government with LGIU Events. Join us for everything from connective policy roundtables to supportive training courses to informative Ask the Expert sessions. We would also be thrilled to collaborate on bespoke training for your council.  Check out our in-house training for more information or contact training@lgiu.org to customise your curriculum today.

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Management fundamentals: developing as a manager or team leader

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, South Africa

Coaching skills

This one-day online workshop provides an understanding of the process, how learning is transferred through coaching and the wider benefits it delivers.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Understanding strategic thinking

We’re taking you beyond the buzz words and confusing jargon to focus on how to think strategically and apply that mindset to a coherent vision for your organisation’s future.

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

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

Local Government Finance Series (lunch and learn)

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. These online training sessions are designed to provide elected councillors with a thorough grounding in the key elements of local government finance and funding.

England & Wales, Scotland

Effective social media (lunch & learn sessions)

This course consists of three modules of over an 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, Ireland, Scotland

Global Local Executive Panel – November 2022: COP-26 One Year On

One year on from COP-26, LGIU and VLGA bring you a panel of international council Chief Executives to discuss what's happened in the last twelve months and the ongoing implications for local government of the COP-26 discussions and resolutions. 

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

Practical project management

From large, intimidating workloads to the multitudes of smaller programmes that we face daily, projects are a part of our work and personal lives. This training is designed to set you up for success with practical tools like key questions to ask and a practical project framework to apply to the work currently in your…

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