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CAO/Administration-Council – Essentials for Success

By Tim Duhamel, Wayne Rothe

This webinar will focus on ensuring a harmonious CAO/Administration-Council relationship, with best practices, suggestions and tips provided to enable Council’s vision for the community.

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Course Content

  1. Legislation, rules, relationship
  2. CAO roles and responsibilities
  3. Providing direction effectively through the CAO
  4. Fostering a positive relationship to drive municipal success
  5. Dealing with disputes, disagreements, misunderstandings
  6. Attributes of a successful CAO
  7. CAO performance evaluation – how to measure success and foster improvement

September 9, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Info


PD Credits: 1.0

Category: Municipal Foundations

Date: Sept 9, 2021

Time:1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Synopsis

Course Info


PD Credits: 1.5

Category: Municipal Foundations

Updated: Sept 9, 2021

Duration: 1:13:43

Course Synopsis

About the Author

Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of

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Wayne Rothe has been a Councillor in Spruce Grove, Alberta for 25 years.

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Course Description

  • Legislation, rules, relationship

  • CAO roles and responsibilities

  • Providing direction effectively through the CAO

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Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of the entire financial reporting process (deliverables, timelines, goals)

  • Risk analysis related to financial reporting

  • Internal controls – how to incorporate internal controls into the reporting process

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Who Should Attend?

A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!

The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of municipal elected officials.  CAO’s and senior administrators who deal with the governance process will also benefit.

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