Personal and organisational development

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


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 Event

Beyond the council plan: creating impact with a corporate plan

Join us on Thursday 3 June at 12pm AEST and hear expert panellists Zoe Pappas from Right Lane, Ricky Tozer from Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, and Phil Medley from Maroondah City Council discuss practical tips for getting the most out of your strategic planning.

Australia, Global Event

Online Training: Tackling Disinformation Online and Offline

This course will look at how you can mitigate the impact of disinformation online and offline, including considering the importance of facilitating community development; fixing resident issues; watching over council decision-making and acting in your party group to promote your manifesto.

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

Longford County Council’s award-winning adoption of remote working technologies in the face of Covid-19

Longford County Council’s innovation and leadership in adopting digital technology to allow councillors to continue to serve their communities throughout the pandemic, including being the first municipal district to hold a virtual meeting in 2020, led to them picking up the award for “Outstanding Initiative through the Municipal Districts” at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local…

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Online Training: Mentoring Skills

This programme has been developed for Members and Officers who are presently involved in mentoring, or who intend to be in future and would like to develop their skills and knowledge.

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

Online Training: Psychometrics: understanding your personality, traits and behaviours

The LGiU is offering a new service for members to discover more about their individual personality behaviours and traits, including an online test with a personalised profile report and confidential feedback. Psychometric testing is something you may be aware of, you may have even taken a test previously, but do you understand how testing is…

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

Online Training: Advanced Problem-solving

The workshop is intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of approaches to problem-solving and some of the techniques that can be applied. It is aimed at all those involved in identifying and addressing complex problems and decisions.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
Members & Followers

Personal safety for councillors

Our personal safety is something many of us take for granted, this short guide offers some guidance on assessing risk and adopting strategies and behaviours that will minimise any potential hazards you might identify as part of your councillor role. It has been updated to include information on canvassing and Covid-19.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication