Training & Conferences

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2020 Elected Leaders Institute: Advanced Program

Looking to start the new year on a positive note? This two-day program gives experienced city officials like you that chance by helping to further develop your leadership skills! Join us to learn how to use tools for decision-making, how to lead with your personal values, and how to build public trust.
Explore the agenda for this program

Free Webinar: Social Media for Elected Officials

Explore how you, as an elected official, can use social media to engage with constituents and share information.
Find out more about this free online session

2020 Legislative Conference

Get ready to showcase cities at the Capitol! During this year’s conference, you’ll hear updates from state leaders, explore the bonding process, receive an update from Capitol reporters, and more.
Help cities be heard this March

2020 Safety and Loss Control Workshops

Join us at one of nine locations this spring to hear the latest news that impacts the work you do for your city! Highlighted issues this year include an all-afternoon focus on police wellness with Blue Watch’s Brian Casey, a session from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on preventing stigma in the workplace, and an afternoon session on fleet industry trends.
Learn more about the timely topics at this year's workshops

Recorded Webinar: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act Clearinghouse

Review the key components of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act and the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, helping you understand what your city will need to do to use and submit information.
View a recording of the webinar

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:

  • T21 and Other Tobacco Regulations
  • FLSA Changes Are Coming—Is Your City Prepared?
  • Budgeting 101 for Elected Officials
  • Census 2020
  • Janus v. AFSCME
  • NLC's Service Line Warranty Program
  • What's in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias

Access recordings and presentation slides of recent webinars

Professional Online Learning for Minnesota Cities

The online training program provides city officials and staff with professional development opportunities created specifically for them. Sign up now for new Respectful Workplace courses.
Read more and register for online training