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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 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: Being an effective Councillor: ways of strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

Personal resilience is about maintaining a sense of wellbeing, being mentally strong, effectively meeting different demands and performing at one’s best on behalf of individuals, communities as well as being an effective leader. This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with…


Local Government Flood Forum: 31 October 2018

If you are a councillor, council officer or you are involved in flood risk management for your local authority, local community or organisation you may want to attend the next meeting of the Local Government Flood Forum (LGFF) on Wednesday, 31 October in London. The LGFF…


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: Developing a Commercially Aware Organisational Culture

This workshop is an interactive opportunity to develop your awareness and understanding, share experiences and opportunities and stimulate ideas and possibilities.


Seminar: Working effectively with Officers: A workshop for Elected Members

This 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 to consider how the Council as a whole can move forward.


Workshop: Maintaining staff motivation through organisational change and cost reduction

This is a workshop for Local Authority Managers who can influence the organisational change agenda. It is intended to be a no holds barred challenge to the way you are approaching what is undoubtedly a difficult financial situation.



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: 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: Planning your Message

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.


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