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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

You can also view free or discounted events from other organisations.

Publication Launch: Building Strong Communities

Join us for drinks and canapes! As part of the seminar by the same name – read more here –  the LGiU invite you to its publication launch ‘Building Strong Communities’ with author Steve Skinner and others. Keynote Speech: Cllr Alan Waters, Leader of Norwich…


An Introduction to Local Government Finance

This seminar gives a very good grounding in how local government finance works in practice and sets the ‘basics as part of the bigger picture of current developments and longer-term trends – the approach of the new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, funding plans for the next…


Seminar: Practical Project Management

This workshop will give participants a thorough understanding of good project management process in an easily accessible and practical way. This will equip you to be effective members of project teams, serve as a useful refresher for established Project Managers and provide a foundation for…


Seminar: Gangs, Radicalisation & Dialogue

This Seminar will look at the behavioural and structural roots of radicalisation – both religious and that on the far right as well - all of this has consequences for social cohesion and community harmony. This seminar will look at the threat posed by radicalisation…


Network on the Future of Local Democracy – Meeting 4: Leadership

How can local government make the most of the current situation and build a collective case for meaningful change in how England is governed? LGiU is working with the James Madison Charitable Trust to establish a high level Network made up of local government leaders…


Seminar: Municipal energy and the low carbon economy: An opportunity for local government

This seminar is a practical one-day introduction to the role of local authorities in delivering a low carbon and sustainable energy system. As councils continue to face serious financial pressures which impact on the ability to sustain local services, they increasingly need to look at…



Seminar: Managing People through the Challenge of Change

This workshop helps to develop an understanding of what goes in during organisational change, the impact and the practical steps you can take to move forward positively. It touches on many aspects of management behaviour and is a challenging opportunity to build your knowledge and…


Seminar: Time Management and Coping Skills for Busy Councillors

This intensive programme has been specifically developed to provide participants with a set of strategies to assist in making the most of limited time resources, and includes a significant number of tips and techniques that will place delegates more in control.


Seminar: Developing Mentoring Skills

The workshop is suitable for anybody with either a formal or informal role as a mentor and also for line managers wishing to develop this skill.


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