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2015 Training Schedule

The Center works with the Florida City and County Management Association's Professional Development Committee on a full schedule of webinars and onsite regional training programs for people interested in Florida local government management. The following training sessions have been scheduled:

Webinars (all webinars are held from 2 pm - 3 pm)

1/8/15: "Got Ethics"
3/5/15: Economic Forecasting"
4/2/15: "So You Want to be a City/County Manager?"
5/7/15: "Bond Basics"

Regional Onsite Training Sessions

1/15/15 at Florida Gulf Coast University from 9 am - 12:30 pm
Technology for Florida Local Governments: Who, What, Why, How, and When?

2/20/15 in Gainesville from 9 am - 12:30 pm
Purchasing and the CCNA Process

2/26/15 in Groveland from 12 pm - 3 pm
Retirement for Managers and Their Agencies

2/27/15 in Palm Beach Gardens from 9 am - 12:30 pm
Ethics: Today's Challenges for Local Government Officials

3/13/15 in Tallahassee from 9 am - 1 pm
Ethics Requirements for Florida Local Government Officials

3/20/15 in Aventura from 9 am - 1 pm
Social Media for Florida Local Government Managers

3/27/15 in St. Petersburg from 9 am - 1 pm
CCNA and the Legal Requirements for Purchasing Services in Florida

Scholarship Information

The B. Harold Farmer Scholarship

Emerging Leaders Scholarship

The Raymond C. Sittig Scholarship

Missed a Webinar? Online Archive Available.

Each year the Center for Florida Local Government Excellence and its partners provide online educational and training webinars covering a wide range of topics, such as pension reform, collective bargaining, sustainability, social media in government, and community development.

Recordings of all webinar sessions are now available online, on-demand and free through our online webinar archive page.