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EMPOWERING MUNICIPALITIES

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BLOOM Centre for Municipal Education is an education and consulting firm dedicated to empowering and enabling municipalities to achieve excellence.

 

 

At BLOOM, we believe municipalities possess an untapped power.

Our goal is to strengthen municipalities from the inside out, through practical education, simple tools and dynamic partnerships — to become less dependent on external resources. More resilient. Better neighbours. More welcoming and inspiring and sustainable.

Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Fiscal First Aid - Budgeting to the Rescue

This webinar delivers a number of budgetary and financial management strategies that can be utilized by any municipality wading through financial challenges.
October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Presenting Budgets to Council and the Public

Effective communication is an important consideration in the municipal budgeting process. Learn proven strategies for presenting budgets successfully to both council and the public.
June 17, 2021
June 17, 2021

Land Development Essentials for Elected Officials

A municipality’s success is heavily dependent on land use strategies. Learn the basic knowledge required to understand municipal land use issues, challenges, and opportunities.
November 16, 2022
November 16, 2022

Building a Code of Ethics Policy

Organizational culture is positively supported with good ethical behaviors. Learn how to create a code of ethics policy specific to municipal government.

Council Orientation Training 2021

In accordance with the Municipal Government Act, municipalities must offer training to each councillor within 90 days after the councillor has been elected.  Bloom offers a fully compliant Council Orientation course that is highly engaging and comprehensive, covering various topics over a two-day workshop.

In accordance with the Municipal Government Act, municipalities must offer training to each councillor within 90 days after the councillor has been elected.  Bloom offers a fully compliant Council Orientation course that is highly engaging and comprehensive, covering various topics over a two-day workshop.

Council Orientation
Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Sessions 2021

Bloom’s approach to the strategic planning exercise is unique in that it focuses on tying strategic goals and realistic vision to a municipality’s operational readiness and financial capacity.  Offered through a workshop over two and a half days, Bloom provides a highly unique strategic planning process.

Bloom’s approach to the strategic planning exercise is unique in that it focuses on tying strategic goals and realistic vision to a municipality’s operational readiness and financial capacity.  Offered through a workshop over two and a half days, Bloom provides a highly unique strategic planning process.

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See our Educational offerings!

✓ In-Person Courses

✓ Dedicated Webinar Series

✓ Individual Live Webinars

✓ On Demand Webinars

✓ Internal Workshops for Municipalities

Professional Development 3

Ethics Essentials in the Municipal Sector

November 29 & 30, 2021

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST

✓ New and Improved!
✓ Two-Part Series – $100 for members ($150 discount!)
✓ *4 Verifiable PD Credits (Meets Mandatory CPA Requirement)
✓ Webinars/workshops are recorded and available for 24/7 viewing

✓ New and Improved!
✓ Two-Part Series – $100 for members ($150 discount!)
✓ *4 Verifiable PD Credits (Meets Mandatory CPA Requirement)
✓ Webinars are recorded and available for 24/7 viewing
Ethics 6

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Municipalities face many challenges.

A fluctuating economy, an unpredictable climate, deteriorating infrastructure, rapid growth, regional issues, social pressures, changing legislation… the list goes on.

What if municipalities could get outside help that didn’t make them dependent, but rather, empowered them and built capacity?

What if rural and small municipalities could access and benefit from the sophisticated knowledge and tools typical of only large urban centres?

BLOOM makes it possible.

BLOOM believes in municipalities.

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