Local Government Center News

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  • Developing Public-Private Partnerships September 9, 2021
    REGISTER Date May 24, 2022 08:30 AM – 03:15 Location Dane County Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr #138, Madison, WI 53718 Deadline 05/24/2022 Price $225.00 Download the Developing Public-Private partnerships flyer Strategies for leveraging private sector capacities to serve public policy objectives  In an era of declining tax support, government leaders are explor […]
  • Preparing RFPs and Bids for Public Managers September 9, 2021
    REGISTER Date May 17, 2022 08:30 AM – 03:15 Location Dane County Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr #138, Madison, WI 53718 Deadline 05/17/2022 Price $225.00 Download the Preparing RFPs and Bids for Public Managers flyer Real-life examples to help you navigate the procurement process  This class provides government professionals with a broad overview of both […] […]
  • 2021 Fall Workshops September 1, 2021
    Join us at the 2021 Fall Town and Village Workshops! Opportunities to learn about budgeting, levy limits, tax bills, effective meeting strategies, local road drainage issues, applying for broadband grants, and more! In-Person and Remote Learning Opportunities: Join us in person at one of seven different locations across the state, attend live teleconference/ […]
  • Leading for Racial Equity Series: From tolerance to diversity to deep systems change for equity in state and local government August 30, 2021
    Leading for Racial Equity Series: From tolerance for diversity to deep systems change for equity in state and local government Wednesday, January 5, 2022 10:30 am to 12:00 noon FREE Tolerance of diversity isn’t enough, local governments need to intentionally be equitable and inclusive in order to better serve their communities. This often involves changing [ […]
  • Leading for Racial Equity Series: Understanding Individual, institutional and systemic levels of oppression in state and local government August 30, 2021
    Leading for Racial Equity Series: Understanding Individual, institutional and systemic levels of oppression in state and local government Wednesday, December 1, 2021 10:30 am to 12:00 noon FREE Systems of oppression can occur at all levels and are often unrecognized by those within local governments. During this webinar, you’ll sharpen your understanding of […]
  • Leading for Racial Equity Series: Learning and deconstructing structures of power and privilege in state and local government August 30, 2021
    Leading for Racial Equity Series: Learning and deconstructing structures of power and privilege in state and local government Wednesday, November 3, 2021 10:30 am to 12:00 noon FREE Even when we don’t recognize them, many of our local government programs are built on structures of power and privilege. This webinar will help identify and break […]
  • Leading for Racial Equity Series: Increasing racial consciousness & racial literacy August 30, 2021
    Wednesday, October 20, 2021 10:30 am to 12:00 noon FREE Racial literacy is a key skill in leading inclusive and equitable local governments. During this first session in a four-part series, you will increase your racial literacy and racial consciousness by engaging in a practice of racial self-awareness to deepen your racial equity work, and […]
  • Customer Service as a Strategic Issue for the Public Sector August 25, 2021
    REGISTER Date  April 6, 2022 08:30 AM – 03:15 Location Dane County Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr #138, Madison, WI 53718 Deadline 04/06/2022 Price $225.00 Customer Service as a Strategic Issue Customer Service as a Strategic Issue for the Public Sector     Deliver great customer service to your residents and taxpayers  Explore strategies for applying marketing […]
  • Facilitating Effective Meetings for Public Managers August 25, 2021
    REGISTER Date April 5, 2022 08:30 AM – 03:15 Location Dane County Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr #138, Madison, WI 53718 Deadline 04/05/2021 Price $225.00 Facilitating Effective Meetings flyer Master the mechanics of managing a meeting well  Learn to develop an agenda, manage meeting dynamics, deal with disruptive behavior, keep the meeting on track, track assig […]
  • Managing Organizational Change in Public Management August 25, 2021
    REGISTER Date March 1, 2022 Location Dane County Extension, 5201 Fen Oak Dr #138, Madison, WI 53718 Deadline 03/01/2021 Price $225.00 Managing Organizational Change flyer Learn general and specific approaches for turbulent times  A key challenge for today’s leaders is helping employees understand the need for change. Effective leaders must assist employees i […]

 

 

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