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  • Survey of Coastal Management Needs for Local Governments On the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River May 4, 2021
    Survey of Coastal Management Needs for Local Governments On the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Local elected officials and staff are encouraged to fill out survey to help guide future coastal protection efforts Response Deadline: Friday, May 14  Survey Link: https://illinoisaces.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87VZn1JGTb5v1SS Survey Purpose The Great Lakes […]
  • Upcoming Events May-June April 28, 2021
    May-June 2021 Calendar pdf May-June 2021 Calendar word doc
  • Leading Through Challenge and Conflict for Public Managers April 19, 2021
    Date Aug 19, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 08/19/2021 Price $240.00 Left unresolved, the negative effects of workplace conflict include employee disengagement and turnover, work disruptions, and project failure. Learn to quickly identify the root causes of a conflict, employ strategies to effectively manage it, and explore strategies to kee […]
  • Strategic Thinking and Planning for Public Managers April 19, 2021
    Date Aug 18, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 08/18/2021 Price $240.00 Strategic planning provides both a process and a set of outcomes that help you find the answers to core questions about organizational identity and direction. Discover how to construct your organization’s strategic plan, involve other stakeholders in its development, and [… […]
  • Intergenerational Communication for Public Managers April 19, 2021
    Date Aug 4, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 08/04/2021 Price $240.00 Communication styles and generational differences affect how employees function and relate to one another, ultimately affecting the customer’s experience and the bottom line of your organization. Gain insight into understanding your work teams as you learn about communicatio […]
  • Leadership for Public Managers April 19, 2021
    Date Aug 3, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 Location Zoom Deadline 08/03/2021 Price $240.00 Understand how the definition of leadership has evolved over time and how knowledge, skills, and values contribute to leadership style. Explore the difference between leadership and management. You will also have an opportunity to create your own Individual Leadership Developme […]
  • Ethics, Values, and the Public Manager April 19, 2021
    Date Jul 28, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 07/28/2021 Price $240.00 Don’t get your name in the headlines! Learn what is required for ethical decision making and ethical action. Find out how individual actions and the actions of groups are influenced by codes of ethics and by sanctions imposed for unethical […]
  • Working with Councils, Boards, and Commissions April 19, 2021
    Date Jul 27, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 07/27/2021 Price $240.00 Do you work with elected or appointed governing bodies? Is your organization impacted by the decisions of these bodies? Gain a clearer understanding of the pressures, legal constraints, and demands facing members of councils, boards, and commissions. Learn strategies for [… […]
  • 2021 Spring Town Officials Workshops April 13, 2021
          In conjunction with the UW Local Government Center, the Wisconsin Towns Association proudly offers workshops on a variety of topics.  Each September, the two organizations host the Fall Town and Village Workshops.  In the past, these workshops have provided timely education on preparing a budget, understanding the Municipal Levy Limit worksheet, adopti […]
  • Problem Analysis and Problem Solving for Public Managers April 7, 2021
    Problem Analysis and Problem Solving for Public Managers Registration: https://charge.wisc.edu/LocalGovernment/ColleagueCohortRegister.aspx?workshop_id=85 Workshop Name CPM: Problem Analysis and Problem Solving for Public Managers Date Jul 22, 2021 08:30 AM – 03:15 PM Location Zoom Deadline 07/22/2021 Price $240.00 Successful managers know that problem-solvi […]

 

 

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