LGiU Australia Seminars and Workshops

LGiU Australia has launched a new series of seminars, workshops and deep-dive courses for local councils with special discounted rates for members.

Get in touch for more details.

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Business case preparation

Virtual Q&A Seminar (1.5 hr)

Understand how business case preparation is a vital tool in investment decision making for local councils.

Discuss the stages and approaches for business case preparation, including understanding evaluation and cost benefit analysis.

Share ideas and discuss questions with expert presenters in this small group online seminar.

FREE for LGiU Australia members $330 (excl. GST) per person for non members

Virtual Workshop (3 hr)

A tailored, interactive workshop where a small group from your council scopes a real-life business case.

Key activities include undertaking logic mapping as part of the case for change for a project at your council, identifying options, and developing a simple evaluation framework to identify a preferred option.

This is a unique opportunity to strengthen the understanding of business case and project evaluation practice in your council using a real-life scenario.

$1,600 (excl. GST) for LGiU Australia members (50% discount)
$3,200 (excl. GST) for non members

Evidence-based strategic land use planning

Virtual Q&A Seminar (1.5 hr)

Grasp the fundamentals of local strategic land use planning. Discuss key topics including local housing strategy, local centres and employment lands strategy, structure and precinct planning and affordable housing strategy.

Explore popular analysis tools such as retail gravity modelling, development feasibility analysis and current spatial analysis and dashboarding tools.

Ask questions and share ideas with expert presenters in this small group online seminar.

FREE for LGiU Australia members $330 (excl. GST) per person for non members

Virtual Workshop (3 hr)

A tailored, interactive workshop where a small team from your council explores a targeted area of strategic land use planning, for example employment lands planning, as well as case studies and analysis with key insights relevant for your local government area.

This high-value workshop will help develop skill and capability in strategic land use planning in your council, and help your team understand the best modelling and tools available to support evidence-based strategic planning.

$1,600 (excl. GST) for LGiU Australia members (50% discount)
$3,200 (excl. GST) for non members

Economic development strategy

Virtual Q&A Seminar (1.5 hr)

Learn how local councils can facilitate economic development by understanding how local economies function, identifying the enablers of economic development and sustaining local prosperity.

Explore and understand key issues and ideas with economic development experts in a small group online setting.

This seminar is especially valuable for councils seeking to prepare or review a local economic development strategy.

FREE for LGiU Australia members $330 (excl. GST) per person for non members

 

Virtual Workshop (3 hr)

A tailored, interactive workshop
where a small team from your council will 1) discuss the opportunities and challenges in your LGA 2) develop a conceptual economic development framework 3) identify local government levers that could be used to achieve economic development, and 4) scope a structure to guide the development of your council’s strategy.

Alternatively, you can use this opportunity to refine a key economic development project or proposal for your local government area.

$1,600 (excl. GST) for LGiU Australia members (50% discount)
$3,200 (excl. GST) for non members

Policy Evaluation

Virtual Q&A Seminar (1.5 hr)

Understand the fundamentals of policy evaluation and why it is important for local councils.

Learn how to establish a policy evaluation framework ensuring policy demonstrates a clear intent, is informed by evidence, is influential and also practical to implement.

Explore the key issues and ideas with expert presenters in this interactive small group online seminar.

FREE for LGiU Australia members $330 (excl. GST) per person for non members

 

Virtual Workshop (3 hr)

A tailored, interactive workshop where a small team from your council will scope a real-life policy evaluation.

You will set up a policy evaluation for a policy of your choice, identify the evidence base required for an effective evaluation, and discuss policy evaluation case studies.

Explore the key issues and ideas with expert presenters and walk away with a preliminary evaluation of an existing or pending council policy.

$1,600 (excl. GST) for LGiU Australia members (50% discount)
$3,200 (excl. GST) for non members

Deep Dives

We also offer 7hr deep-dive courses for individual councils. Delve deep into a subject. Then put it to work in your business or department.

Get in touch for more details.

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Questions? Contact Luke Nicholls or Hannah Muirhead for more information