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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: 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: 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.


LGiU & TechUK Roundtable: Harnessing Digital to Prevent Homelessness

LGiU and TechUK are hosting a high-level roundtable to explore how tech and data can help tackle the pressing issue of homelessness. It will bring together senior local government officials and councillors, and the tech sector, to collaborate on moving this agenda forwards.


Seminar: Being an Effective Councillor: Dealing with Difficult People

This seminar will heighten awareness, increase confidence and understanding in dealing with difficult people and support the development of skills and techniques to apply across different situations.


‘People not Politics’: a guide to best practice community engagement for Councillors

Forget the theoretical models – this is a guide to hands-on ‘real’ community engagement, where councillors, officers and other stakeholders alike can work together for the good of communities no matter where they are or what the issues. Description: At this time more than ever,…


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…