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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.

See our Educational offerings!

✓ Dedicated Webinar Series

✓ Individual Live Webinars

✓ On Demand Webinars

✓ In-Person Courses

✓ Internal Workshops for Municipalities

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Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

Next 3 Upcoming Webinars

July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020

Accounting for Capital Assets

Quality accounting for capital assets is critical for municipalities to meet asset management planning requirements. Learn methods of accounting for projects in progress, amortization, and cash flow financing.
July 9, 2020
July 9, 2020

Introduction to PSAS Financial Statements

Experience a comprehensive introduction to PSAS financial statements adding to your professional development toolbox!
July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020

Financial Systems - ERP and Reporting

This webinar will provide a comprehensive review of ERP’s in the municipal financial world. Learn key strategies for the implementation and maintenance of an ERP system!
July 23, 2020
July 23, 2020

Priority Based Budgeting

Learn how to budget in today’s challenging economic climate with a methodology that can significantly enhance evidence-based decision making and efficient use of resources within your municipality.
August 12, 2020
August 12, 2020

Improving Financial Reporting Processes

Provides a comprehensive discussion on the entire reporting process. Insight on reporting risk and tips are included to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your municipality’s reporting process!
August 13, 2020
August 13, 2020

Financial Policy 101

It is fundamental for municipalities to have policies in place. Learn the basics of policy development and how to create effective policies that make a difference.















Featured On Demand Webinars

Featured On Demand Webinars

Treasury and Risk Management 101

Learn how to manage money efficiently and effectively, as well as how to manage ongoing risks in an organization.

Developing a Long Term Financial Plan

Learn the benefits, components and methodology of a long-term financial plan for financial sustainability!

Financial Statement Dislcosures

Financial statement disclosure provides information about a municipality’s financial operations. Learn how they are a key component of transparency in the municipal environment!

Capital Budgeting 101

Understand the complexity of a municipality and the role of capital in the delivery of municipal services. Learn the requirements for high quality capital budgeting and planning!

Project Planning and Change Management

Learn basic foundational project and change management skills to power your career in the complex and ever-changing municipal environment!

Leadership and Management: Skills Critical for Success

Partly based on the popular “Leadership Challenge”, this webinar is about mobilizing others to get extraordinary things done.

Our Clients

Our Clients

Rural Municipalities

Urban Municipalities

Community Groups

Grow with BLOOM

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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