Topic: Personal and organisational development

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


Managing blended and agile working

This session is aimed at managers who manage staff working in an agile or blended way and HR professionals who may wish to explore the approach taken in their organisation

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

Online Training: Presenting with Impact Online and Offline (for Councillors)

This workshop is designed to equip presenters with a fundamental range of skills that will enable them to make presentations professionally and confidently in a number of settings with particular focus on using platforms such as Zoom and Teams. It focuses on aspects concerned both with content and process and gives practical tips to overcome…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

New features are waiting for you!

We’ve been busy working behind the scenes to make our member services even better. Find out what this means for you and your council.

Australia, England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Blog Post Blog

Equality and inclusive leadership in local government – stepping up

Two sessions relevant for senior managers and officers who want to develop their inclusive leadership practice and / or work in the area of equalities, as well as elected members who want to re-examine equality and diversity policies within their local authority and their leadership role within and outside the council.

England & Wales, Scotland Event

Managing casework

From particular legalities like GDPR to intangible boundaries and relationships, handling casework as an elected member is a complex and intense task. But here's the good news -- this dynamic training will arm you with helpful principles to help you keep good records and set up systems to navigate your casework with grace and clarity.

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Event

Personal safety for councillors

Our personal safety is something many of us take for granted, this short guide – updated for 2022 – 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.

England & Wales, Scotland Publication

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 Event

Performance targets and linking local government intentions to outputs

Local Government Victoria (LGV) is embarking on a reform program of the Local Government Performance Reporting Framework (LGPRF) to integrate the sector’s performance reporting system. This briefing is focused on the target setting trial being undertaken by LGV, which is part of a three-year implementation process.

Australia Briefing

Online Training: Effective Social Media (lunch & learn sessions)

This course consists of three modules of over an hour each which cover an introduction to using social media effectively, planning and managing your social media and using images and video effectively.

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