Personal and organisational development

Resources and training opportunities for building personal skills and developing effective organisations


Developing Personal Assertiveness

The session is ideal for delegates who want to learn how to stand their ground gracefully and who want to feel more in control of their own destiny.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

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 Event

LGIU Fortnightly: Work and play

This time Jen Glover and Ingrid Koehler discuss the future of work and play in a Post-Covid world. As we wrap up our summer holidays (in whatever form they may have taken), we spoke to Cllr Robert Francis-Davies from the City and County of Swansea about tourism emerging from lockdown. And, as we start thinking…

England & Wales, Global Podcast Blog

Stepping into Leadership – how to improve your personal leadership skills

Dr Jenny Peachey, Senior Policy and Development Officer at Carnegie UK Trust, fills us in on ‘Stepping into Leadership’, a new, freely available online course seeking to support individuals in improving their personal leadership skills – noting that leadership is not confined to those at the ‘top’ of organisations.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post Blog

Online Training: Social Media Masterclass Series

This course consists of three modules of 2-hours each which cover the basics of using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using video effectively.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Recruiting Effectively Online

Whilst the lockdown may be easing the way local government, like all organisations, will operate in the future is still uncertain. At least in the short term, there is likely to be a continued emphasis on home working and using online platforms to communicate ‘face to face’. So, what about how we interview and recruit…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Report Writing

The aim of the session is for delegates to develop confidence and skills in their writing skills and to make the whole process easier and quicker.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

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 Event