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: 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

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: 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

An Introduction to Mental Health (lunchtime session)

This 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

Online Training: Advanced Chairing: Managing Participation at Meetings (evening)

This two-hour session has been developed for Chairs, who want to develop their knowledge and skills around the people side of meetings. Set in the virtual world, the programme covers a range of topics focussed on techniques which can encourage participation.  The course also features ideas on how to manage over-participation, together with some input…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Supporting Committee Chairs (lunchtime session)

This 75-minute session has been developed to provide participants with advice and guidance on how to best support meeting chairs. 

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Personal Safety (Lunchtime Special)

This 75-minute programme has been developed for participants who would benefit from the opportunity to reflect on the way they manage their own personal safety

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Policy workshop: Towards a new municipalism

Join us on 23 March for a virtual exploration of the future of local government in response to Covid-19. LGIU will use this opportunity to build on our Post-Covid Councils pillar, Towards a new municipalism, which examines possible scenarios for how the way that local government works and delivers services might change in response to…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Global Executive Panel: Community Wellbeing

Join us as we explore how local governments in Australia and the UK are finding innovative ways to deliver improved community wellbeing outcomes against a backdrop of a pandemic and challenging economic climate 7pm AEDT | 8am GMT  

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland