LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials 2015

MANAGING CONFLICT
HOW TO DISAGREE AND STILL WORK TOGETHER 

PROGRAM:
The LeaderShop is a workshop series offered across the state annually in conjunction with the Essentials of County/Municipal Government program. The 2-hour state mandated ethics training is included as part of the program. 
 
WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:
Conflict on a board is inevitable. Many decisions have long term and serious consequences requiring all sides of an issue to be heard. Effective board members know how to encourage difficult conversations, respectfully disagree, and continue working together. 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: 
*Veteran county and municipal local elected officials 
*City and county managers 

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:  
The workshop is 8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. with ethics training 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
LeaderShop includes continental breakfast and lunch. 
 

LELA CREDIT: 
Participants will receive 6 hourse of LELA credit for the workshop. No credit is offered for attending ethics training. 
 

OPTION: ATTENDING ESSENTIALS OF COUNTY GOVERNMENT: 
Veteran county elected officials have the option to also attend the second day of Essentials. Attendance gives participants the opportunity to learn about topics benefitting the entire board such as: 

  • Public school financing-Explore the nuances of county funding and your ability to influence school policy. 
  • Working together 
  • Financial management-a top ten primer
  • Bottom Line! An interactive county budget simulation.

Participants will receive 18 hours of LELA credits for attending the LeaderShop and the second day of Essentials.

Click here to be redirected to learn more and to register for the combined Essentials of County Government and LeaderShop for Veteran Elected Officials Program.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:
Thanks to Food Lion, Prudential Retirement, and the Local Government Federal Credit Union, we are able to offer a limited number of scholarships. 

  • Registration for the course is required before applying for a scholarship
  • Deadline is 21 days prior to the start date of the course you are attending 
  • Application link: Click HERE

Technical issues with completing the application? Contact Julie Segar 919.843.8502
 

COURSE MATERIALS:
THERE IS AN APP FOR THAT! 

Materials for ECG and LeaderShop are being provided electronically through the ECG 2015 app/web URL. If you wish to print any materials before you come to the program, you can access the URL (HTML5) on your computer, print what you like and bring it with you. You will have access to the App for the October 2015, so unless you need something while you are at ECG or the LeaderShop, you can download or print what you like when you return home.

Click on the link to download the app and access the weblink. Click here. Please note that the web URL works best in Chrome. A link to guidelines for the ECG 2015 app will be posted here soon. For issues with downloarding the app or accessing the weblink URL, please contact Susan at smhutch@sog.unc.edu. 

 

Program Options

Please select one of the options below for more information