Personal and organisational development

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

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Online Training: Speed Reading and Retention

This is an essential course for Members who need to be able to read and summarise information from written text faster and more effectively.  The seminar focuses on the different types of reading styles and encourages better retention of written material through the use of specific techniques.

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

An introduction to mental health

This guide written by LGIU associate trainer Miranda Smythe offers an introduction to mental health disorders, laws and people’s rights and tips for supporting and communicating with a person who has a mental health diagnosis.

England & Wales Publication

Online Training: Practical Project Management

This webinar seeks to clarify what we mean when we say project and demonstrate how a practical approach can be beneficial. And introduces the nine essential parts of any project not just for work but in other aspects of your life as well.

Global, Ireland, Scotland Event
Members

Practical project management: now more than ever

The unprecedented circumstances of Covid-19 have necessitated agile adjustment, and they will also create many more projects related to the ‘new normal’. This briefing seeks to clarify what we mean by project management and to demonstrate a practical approach to it.    

England & Wales, Ireland, Scotland Briefing

Online Training: Managing Conflict

The ability to manage conflict is an important skill for Councillors and this session will provide delegates with some ideas on how to defuse challenging situations.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Personal Safety

This programme has been specially written for Councillors who want to review and improve their personal safety.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Writing Advocacy Letters

This programme has been developed for Councillors who write advocacy letters on behalf of their constituents.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Time Management

This programme has been specially written for Councillors who want to improve the way they manage their time. Full of useful tips, which are built around the Councillor role, the session will enable participants to: Set limits and boundaries on meetings Prioritise using a zoning system Manage emails and paperwork. Each delegate will receive a…

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Minuting Virtual Meetings

This programme has been developed to support Councillors and Officers who are responsible for minuting virtual meetings.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event

Online Training: Understanding Strategic Thinking

These online participative workshops are ideal for managers or specialists who have a strategic role or who are looking to develop a better understanding and skills in the area of longer term planning and strategy.

England & Wales, Global, Ireland, Scotland Event