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: 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: 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: How to Design and Deliver Training to Elected Members

This one day programme has been developed for Officers whose role includes designing and delivering training for Elected Members. Suitable for both experienced and less experienced presenters, the programme is full of detailed advice and guidance which will support officers in the design and delivery of Member training.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Online Training: Coaching Skills

This one-day online workshop provides an understanding of the process, how learning is transferred through coaching and the wider benefits it delivers.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland, South Africa

Online Training: The 5 Project Management Challenges

This workshop is aimed at those who have attended the LGiU's Practical Project Management session or have a good understanding of the project management process and practice.

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 long term planning and strategy.

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

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