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.
Online Training: Being an effective Councillor: Making a difference and doing it your way
Online Training: Mentoring Skills
Online Training: Investigations: Truth and other lies
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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.
This programme has been developed for Councillors who want to develop their questioning skills, particularly relating to scrutiny.
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.
This one-day online workshop provides an understanding of the process, how learning is transferred through coaching and the wider benefits it delivers.
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.
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.
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.
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.