Training & Conferences

Highlights of This Section

Experienced Officials: 2018 Leadership Conference

Wouldn’t it be nice to remain calm—no matter what type of situation you encounter—and be able to communicate with clarity and confidence? At this two-day conference, you'll learn real-world approaches and practical methods for engaging with others and communicating well. You'll review the best ways to share information during a crisis, discover how to engage authentically with your community, get pro tips that will help you feel more poised with the media, and more!

Newly Elected Officials: 2018 Leadership Conference

Get off to a strong start in your new city leadership role by attending Minnesota’s only comprehensive training opportunity for newly elected city officials! In just two days, you will learn what city councils can and cannot do, demystify public finance, discover how to bridge divides, review your legal responsibilities as a city leader, and much more.

Recorded Webinar: Small Cell, Big Change—Complying with the New Small Cell Wireless Law

During the 2017 legislative session, a provision was passed that allows small cell wireless equipment to be placed on city-owned infrastructure. Discover what you need to know to comply with this law by the end of the year.

LMC Webinars

The League frequently offers webinars on timely issues affecting cities. Recent webinars have been presented on:
—Finance Fundamentals for City Clerks —What's in YOUR Brain? Understanding Unconscious Bias
—What Cities Should Know about Bonding
—Hackers and Crackers: Your Cybersecurity Toolkit
—Drones in the City—How to Fly within the Law

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.