Personal and organisational development

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


Online Training: An Introduction to Transactional Analysis

This two-hour session has been developed for officers and members who want to develop their knowledge and understanding of communication. Built around the Parent – Adult – Child model, this is a useful programme for those who manage tricky conversations with colleagues and members of the public.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: 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