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Councillors and data protection: the GDPR challenge

Attendance and participation in the course will provide councillors with a clear understanding of the challenges and dangers around personal data. Complying with Data protection requirements is a major challenge for councillors. Failure to meet the legal requirements can open councillors up to the legal challenge or a complaint under a Councils Standards scheme. That's…

England & Wales, Scotland

Questioning skills for scrutiny

Asking questions and actively listening is, of course, a crucial skill for elected members. But this is most intensely highlighted when it comes to scrutiny, probing, and questioning in a local authority. This engaging training will keep you on the edge of your seat in anticipation while providing comprehensive tools and frameworks to implement moving…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland

Developing an organisational culture to suit future operating models

At the heart of any major transformation programme are your organisation's values -- and the dynamic skills to translate those values into both service delivery and staff wellbeing. This training dives into management styles, individual skills, as well as practical guidance on shaping your organisation's culture and how to move forward with fewer barriers and…

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

Advanced chairing: online, hybrid and in-person

This online session aims to improve the way you chair both online, hybrid and in-person meetings and techniques to improve how you manage participation.

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

Global Local Executive Panel – May 2022: Trust & Culture in Local Government

On 26 May 2022 join VLGA, LGIU and a panel of council Chief Executives from across the globe as we dive into the issues of trust in local government and local government culture, how councils can build external trust and create positive internal cultures and the ties between the two. 

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