Training & Conferences

2015 Safety & Loss Control Workshops

You've got questions about how to stay safe on the job? We've got answers! Join us in one of nine locations around Minnesota this spring to get tips and tricks for managing risk. This year's workshops include tracks for administrative staff, police, public works with parks & rec, insurance agents, and (new for 2015!) safety committees.
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Newly Elected Officials: 2015 Leadership Conference

Join your newly elected colleagues for this two-day workshop designed to help you get a strong start in your new leadership role. Learn about your legal responsibilities and gain tools to help you work effectively with your citizens, city staff, and elected colleagues.
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Experienced Officials: 2015 Leadership Conference

Even cities with great intentions can still experience only mixed results with community engagement efforts. So what's a city to do? Join us and learn to learn how to design community strategies that match your community’s needs during "Authentic Public Engagement: Working Together to Solve Problems and Achieve Community Goals."
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Free Webinar: Five Important Controls to Mitigate Employee Fraud

What can you do to help prevent and detect fraud within your city? Find out about five important controls that will assist in mitigating many of the fraud schemes prevalent in the public sector in this free webinar.
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2015 Legislative Conference for Cities, Counties, Schools, and Townships

Join hundreds of city, county, school, and township officials in St. Paul to network, collaborate, and bring attention to the legislative priorities of local governments at this year's Joint Legislative Conference!
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Recorded Webinar: Performance Evaluation in the Post-Schwanke Era

How does Schwanke v. Department of Administration affected performance evaluations for Minnesota cities? Find out about the Schwanke case and how the process for challenging performance evaluations has changed in this webinar.
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Recorded Webinar: The Four E's of Great Governance

How can you balance competing values to make sound decisions for your city? Kris Norman-Major from the Hamline University School of Business will explore the four E's of city decision-making—economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and equity—and how they are related to great governance.
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Recorded Webinar: December Budget Forecast & 2015 Legislative Outlook for Cities

What will Minnesota's House and constitutional office election outcomes—as well as the state’s most recent budget forecast report—mean for cities? Join LMC's intergovernmental relations staff as they walk you through the nuances.
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LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—The Four E's of Good Governance
—The State Budget Forecast and 2015 Legislative Session
—Zoning Decisions
—To Share or Not to Share: Data Practices Compliance
—Follow the Money—Using a Financial Plan to Implement a Community's Vision
—Data Privacy: Legal Risks, Mitigation and Response for Municipalities
—Tips for Meeting Management—Managing Expectations and Meeting Your Goals
—The Gen Y Talent Factor
—Individual vs. Council Authority
Access recordings and presentation slides of recent webinars

City Learning Point—professional online training for Minnesota cities

This online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically
for them. Sign up now for the new Respectful Workplace course, and check out the Human Resources Basics for Managers Series and the first course in the Land Use Series.
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