Community Government Management Training

What is the purpose of the program?

The purpose of the Community Management Program is to assist community government staff to develop knowledge and skills in the management and leadership fields.

What are the objectives of the program?

The Community Management Program has been designed to facilitate the work of leadership development by exploring ideas and practices that create shared vision, sustainable government and human services of the highest quality.  Participants will enjoy a variety of courses that cover topics ranging from communications, leadership, human resources, municipal law, financial management, strategic planning, essentials of community government management, capital and infrastructure planning, community development, tenders and contracts, and programs and services.

Why should I take the Community Management Training program?

Communities are undertaking greater responsibility and accountability of their programs and services and for the planning, financing, management and operation of capital assets. Upon successful completion, participants will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to work effectively as a Local Government Administrator (LGA), or senior official in a community government.

What do participants receive upon completion?

Upon successful completion of required courses participants receive a Certificate of Program Completion.

When and Where?

The School of Community Government develops an annual Calendar with dates and locations of annual course offerings.  Courses are delivered in various communities throughout the NWT on a rotational basis.   Some courses will soon be available online as e-Learning courses.