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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.

LGiU inhouse learning and development training

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.

Seminar: An Introduction to Service Design for Local Government

Service design principles are gaining traction in central and local government alike and is well-used in the private sector, but how can local politicians, managers and strategists make the most of this discipline. This course will teach you the basics of service design, where the…




Being an Effective Councillor: Time Management and Effectual Coping Skills

The seminar/course will explore different approaches and techniques to manage oneself, goals and situations and make the best use of time.


Seminar: Effective Communication Series: Planning your Comms

This training and development day is designed to enable delegates with the skills and confidence and to develop and plan their communication. The course will concentrate on effective good practice, brand management, and communication planning.


Seminar: 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: Effective Communication Series: Using Social Media for Local Government

This training and development day is designed to enable delegates with the skills, confidence and plan to use social media more effectively. The course will concentrate on effective good practice, brand management, using social media to listen and choice of social media networks.


Seminar: Effective Communication Series: Giving effective speeches and presentations

This seminar takes a highly practical approach and includes gentle practice to build confidence in presenting information to groups in a range of contexts. We’d encourage you to join us whether you are new to giving presentations or wish to brush up your skills


Seminar: Developing Political Awareness and Sensitivity for Officers

This workshop is a chance to explore what you know and don’t know and to develop the relationship skills to build effective relationships with Members.


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…


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