Essentials of Managing in Cities and Towns in North Carolina


This online program is made up of six modules covering a variety of topics relevant to managers of cities and towns in North Carolina. These self-paced lessons are designed for the following audiences: 

  • First time managers
  • Managers new to North Carolina
  • Managers transitioning to a new form of government 
  • Managers new to local government
  • Aspiring managers 

This series provides the knowledge necessary to successfully run a city or town in North Carolina, including:

  • Local government law
  • Local government budgeting and finance
  • Basics of managing a local government
  • Ethics in local government
  • Working with the board
  • Engaging citizen stakeholders
Year of launch: 
Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles