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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Investigations: truth and other lies

From the basic legalities to the dramatic cases we all know how important it is to get a firm grasp of the facts when carrying out any type of investigation. Join us as we demystify many of the myths and legends that surround this practice

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Being an effective Councillor: making a difference and doing it your way

The right support as a councillor can make all the difference. That's why we're bringing you three evening online sessions that will help you consider your role and priorities, including the importance of facilitating community development, fixing resident issues, watching over council decision-making, and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto – to…

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

An introduction to local government finance in England

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 introductory session explains the basics and no previous experience is required.  All jargon explained!

England & Wales

An introduction to overview and scrutiny for elected members

 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 so. Join us as we take part in guided, interactive activities that will help you build a team, program your work, scope your project, and…

England & Wales

Global Local Executive Panel – September 2022: Rural and Coastal Issues

To coincide with our international conference in County Clare, LGIU and the VLGA bring you a special Global Local Executive Panel where we'll bring together Chief Executives from rural and coastal councils in Ireland, the UK and Australia to talk about their experiences facing the unique challenges presented to rural and coastal communities.

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

Presenting with impact online and offline

Transform your presentation skills and overcome anxiety with skills and techniques to help you convey your message with confidence and dynamism in this interactive workshop. Master online platforms to deliver virtual presentations in a world where we increasingly interact in both virtual and face-to-face settings.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

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

An introduction to local government finance in Scotland

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 introductory session explains the basics and no previous experience is required.  All jargon explained!

Scotland