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


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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, South Africa

Online Training: Developing an Organisational Culture to suit future operating models

This workshop provides a foundation of understanding about what this new or evolving culture 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, South Africa

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: 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, South Africa

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 long term planning and strategy.

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

Online Training: managing casework

This programme has been developed for Councillors who are looking for tips and techniques which will help them to keep on top of their casework.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Tackling Disinformation Online and Offline

This course will look at how you can mitigate the impact of disinformation online and offline, including considering the importance of facilitating community development; fixing resident issues; watching over council decision-making and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto.

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

Online Training: Councillors and Data Protection: Safety First: The GDPR Challenge

Attendance and participation in the course will provide councillors with a clear understanding of the challenges and dangers around personal data. The ‘Councillors and Data Protection course’ takes participants through the legal framework. It highlights the importance of key issues such as consent to share data. It covers the Data Protection principles. It covers Freedom…

England & Wales, Scotland

Online Training: The 5 Project Management Challenges

The focus is on the Project Managers Leadership and the challenges they may face. As well as providing practical advice and guidance to overcome the 5 Project Management Challenges it is an opportunity to network and share solutions with colleagues from other organisations.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland