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: Working effectively with Officers: For Elected Members

This 2.5-hour online workshop is an opportunity for Members to develop their understanding of the relationship, the ways in which they can develop their own working relationships with officers and consider how their Council as a whole can move forward.

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.

Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Psychometrics: understanding your personality, traits and behaviours

The LGiU is offering a new service for members to discover more about their individual personality behaviours and traits, including an online test with a personalised profile report and confidential feedback. Psychometric testing is something you may be aware of, you may have even taken a test previously, but do you understand how testing is…

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

Online Training: Mentoring Skills

This programme has been developed for Members and Officers who are presently involved in mentoring, or who intend to be in future and would like to develop their skills and knowledge.

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

Online Training: Equality and Inclusive Leadership in Local Government

2021 requires a re-commitment from local authorities’ leaders and managers to make a significant shift in stepping up to practice inclusive leadership. Being inclusive leaders means making equality and diversity part of everyday work. These two online workshops provide an introduction to equality diversity and inclusive leadership practices.

England & Wales, 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: 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