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Political Challenge Essentials for Elected Officials

By Tim Duhamel, Wayne Rothe

Learn the basics of the rules of governance and democracy.  Provides a strong understanding of the democratic process and ways to maneuver political challenges within municipalities!

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Course Content

  1. Demands of the job – being an elected official can be overwhelming from both time management and information overload perspectives
  2. Understanding governance – a strong understanding is required to be effective as an elected official
  3. Thinking strategically – municipal issues are complex and politically challenging requiring elected officials to approach work strategically
  4. Dealing with sensitive political issues effectively and responsibly
  5. Council meeting preparation – the ability to be an effective advocate in council meetings is essential for municipal elected officials
  6. Engagement and communication – communication skills are essential to be a successful elected official

July 15, 2021

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Info


Price:$150.00

PD Credits: 1.0

Category: Leadership/Management

Date: July 15, 2021

Time:1:00 PM – 2:00 PM MST

Course Synopsis

Political Challenge Essentials for Elected Officials

Course Info


Price:$150.00

PD Credits: 1.0

Category: Leadership/Management

Updated: July 15, 2021

Duration: 1:26:55


Course Synopsis

Political Challenge Essentials for Elected Officials

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

Being an elected official can be a demanding job, and overwhelming from both time management and information overload perspectives.  Learn how to overcome these challenges and demands to flourish as an elected official.

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Learning Outcomes

  • How to overcome time management and information overload challenges and demands to flourish as an elected official

  • Learn about the basics of governance and how to effectively participate as an elected official to support good decision making

  • Learn about the basics of strategy and how to incorporate the basics into public service

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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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