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Association of Municipal Administrators, Nova Scotia

Leadership Development and Financial Management Training

4Forward designed and developed 5 two-day workshops on leadership development and financial management for Nova Scotia’s municipal managers and elected officials. These workshops cover a wide range of skills essential in good government including ethics, innovation, consultation, culture building, strategic thinking and change management. Each workshop uses realistic scenarios and case studies to address concerns relevant to the learners, and includes discussions and activities that leverage participants’ experiences into learning opportunities.

Leadership topics include:
Ethical Guidelines
Feedback and Innovation
Building Teams and Culture
Coaching, Developing, and Inspiring Staff
Diplomacy and Managing Conflict
Effective Decision Making

Financial Management topics included:
Developing a Long-Term Financial Strategy
Preparing Operating and Capital Budgets
Communicating Financial Information to the Public and to Council
Monitoring Implementation of Budgets
Control Systems
Negotiating Contracts

Contract Dates:

January – June 2015

Sector(s):

Associations

Government (Municipal / Regional)

Topic(s):

Communication

Financial Management

Leadership Development

I found all of the 4Forward staff that I dealt with to be professional, prompt and clear in their communications with me; they were always ready to respond to my inquiries, last-minute requirements, etc., and they were able to take in stride last minute modification driven by changing policy requirements."

— Christopher Sloan

Citizenship & Immigration Canada