Personal and organisational development

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


Revisiting municipalisation

This essay is part of our post-covid councils work looking at the future of local government. Here Janet Sillett offers a vision of a council choosing to bring a 21st century take to the concept of municipalism.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Publication

LGIU Scotland: End of year review 2020

2020 was LGIU Scotland’s biggest year for content yet. Here we bring you a round up of some of what we produced during the year and look at what we have planned for the coming year.

Scotland Publication

Beyond the council plan: creating impact with a corporate plan

Debbie Williams from Right Lane Consulting draws on her experience to share how councils can use well-developed internal corporate plans, sitting alongside their public council plans to create more impact. this briefing provides a useful framework that councils can apply to identify their own internal change priorities to feed into the corporate plan.

Australia Briefing

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: Working effectively with Officers: For Elected Members

This 2.5-hour online workshop is an opportunity for Members to develop their understanding of the relationship, the ways in which they can develop their own working relationships with officers and consider how their Council as a whole can move forward.

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