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 training@lgiu.org.

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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

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

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: An Introduction to Overview and Scrutiny for Elected Members

This online session is aimed at elected members who are new to overview and scrutiny and need to find their feet as soon as possible. This introductory session explores the role of overview and scrutiny within an authority, how to get the best results from its work and the key skills and approaches for doing…

England & Wales

Global Local Executive Panel – September 2022: Rural and Coastal Issues

To coincide with our international conference in County Clare, LGIU and the VLGA bring you a special Global Local Executive Panel where we'll bring together Chief Executives from rural and coastal councils in Ireland, the UK and Australia to talk about their experiences facing the unique challenges presented to rural and coastal communities.

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

Online Training: Presenting with Impact Online and Offline

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