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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Online Training: Positive Thinking (lunch and learn)

This 75-minute programme has been developed for participants who would like to develop a positive mental attitude by exploring ways to improve their positivity.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Developing a ‘Commercially’ aware organisational culture

This workshop provides a foundation of understanding about what a commercial approach may mean in practice and the options available. It is an interactive opportunity to consider the kind of culture that needs to be developed and the 'cross over' commercial skills required.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Minuting Virtual Meetings

This programme has been developed to support Councillors and Officers who are responsible for minuting virtual meetings.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Seminar on devolution and local government structures

Join us for an online seminar discussion, part of a new LGIU network, supported by the James Madison Charitable Trust. There are limited places at this event, so please let us know ASAP if you would like to attend.

England & Wales, Scotland

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

Online Training: Time Management

This programme has been specially written for Councillors who want to improve the way they manage their time. Full of useful tips, which are built around the Councillor role, the session will enable participants to: Set limits and boundaries on meetings Prioritise using a zoning system Manage emails and paperwork. Each delegate will receive a…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Beyond Coronavirus; A new type of culture for a new type of authority: The role of Organisational Development

These 2, 2-hour online workshops are an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding of the organisational implications of change and the way in which Organisational Development can be used to challenge and shift culture to where it needs to be. It’s a chance to share experiences and opportunities and stimulate ideas and possibilities.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Investigations: Truth and other lies

An enlightening entry-level session that will equip delegates to use predictable dialogue to their professional advantage when undertaking any manner of investigation. 

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Chairing Skills for 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: How to Design and Deliver Training to Elected Members

This two-part programme has been developed for Officers whose role includes designing and delivering training for Elected Members. Suitable for both experienced and less experienced presenters, the programme is full of detailed advice and guidance which will support officers in the design and delivery of Member training.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland