Events

LGIU offers many different types of events - ranging from policy roundtables to learning and development seminars and training courses. We also offer in house training - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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Online Training: Understanding Strategic Thinking

These online participative workshops are ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer term planning and strategy.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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Local government book club: Invisible Women

Join us for LGIU Local Government book club. This August we’re reading Invisible Women: Exposing data bias in a world designed for men by Caroline Criado Perez. Invisible Women shows us how in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population. It exposes the gender data gap –…

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: 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: Chairing Skills: Virtual Meetings

This programme has been specially written for Councillors and Officers who will be chairing meetings online using platforms such as MS Teams, Google Meet or Zoom.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

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

Online Training: An Introduction to Mental Health

This two-hour webinar has been designed to provide an introduction to mental health, with the aim of understanding more about some of the most commonly diagnosed disorders, as well as provide advice and guidance on how to support ward members who have issues with their mental health.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland