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 - download programme. Contact barry.obrien@lgiu.org to find out more.

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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: Local Government Finance Series

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

Online Training: Report Writing

The aim of the session is for delegates to develop confidence and skills in their writing skills and to make the whole process easier and quicker.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland
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LGIU Member Book Club: Municipal Dreams

Book Club: A member only, friendly discussion of Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing by John Boughton

England & Wales, 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: 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

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