A double offering from NCLM's Advancing Municipal Leaders program.
Fees: Courses listed below, will be $65 each or $120 for both. There will be a morning and afternoon course.
Check-in begins at 9:30 am
Complimentary Luncheon at 12:00 p.m.
Municipal Finance: Ten Keys to Effective Oversight of your Municipality’s Financial Management Program
Morning Session | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Municipalities provide a range of services for its citizens. Sound financial management practices are critical to being able to provide for those services. Local government/elected boards have the fiduciary responsibility to ensure public funds are used in the manner required under law and enhance the quality of life and well-being of their communities. This course, based on the “Ten Keys to Effective Board Oversight” by Perry James with NCLM, provides local leaders with practical tips and best practices they should consider as they implement their roles.
Instructor: Perry James, Municipal Accounting Service, Senior Consultant, NCLM
Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
This course meets two hours of requirements under GS 160A-148 for municipal managers.
Cyber Security: Understanding the Threat and Protecting Your Town
Afternoon Session | 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
For our cities and towns, there are few issues more pressing that cyber security. Cyber attacks threaten a local government's finances, service delivery capacity, data and more. And as these attacks become more frequent, our cities and towns must be on guard to protect vulnerable assets and resources.
This course provides participants with an overview of the types of breaches and scams currently being used to attack cities, the ways to spot and potentially prevent vulnerabilities, and best practices that you can introduce to your local government's defenses now.
Instructor: Erik Wells, Cyber Security Advisor, NCLM
Advancing Municipal Leaders (AML) is a member-driven education program designed to provide continuous learning opportunities and help local elected officials be successful in public office. Through AML, municipal officials will learn how to meet - and exceed - the requirements of their role in office.