Local Government 101 Course 1 Session 2


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Dive into exactly what managers do and the unique political context in which they have to work. This course, based on the 3rd edition of ICMA’s Effective Local Government Manager with new updated material, covers the manager’s role in helping elected officials provide effective leadership, vision for the future, and promote quality in the delivery of local government services.

Subject matter to include:

  • Ethical leadership
  • Community leadership and the manager’s role
  • Navigating the political landscape
  • Governing body’s role and the manager’s responsibilities to it
  • How to strengthen policy-making capabilities
  • Building confidence and promoting a good working environment
  • Conflict resolution
  • Strategic planning
  • Economic development
  • Smart growth
  • Community-building with citizens
  • Developing a positive legacy
  • Organizational design
  • Managing IT
  • Policy formation, implementation, and evaluation
  • Working with other governments and organizations

Key:

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Course 1 Session 2 Recording
Open to view video.
Open to view video. 90 minutes
Ethical Dilemma Video
Open to view video.
Open to view video.
Course 1 Session 2 Quiz
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  8/10 points to pass Score 8 out of 10 to pass; you may retake if necessary
Certificate
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 ICMA CE credits  |  Certificate available
Document
Open to download resource.
Open to download resource. READ THIS FIRST
Evaluation Survey
15 Questions