2015 CAO/CEO Forum - Municipal Leadership: Communication and Change Leadership

Offered by the Association of Municipal Administrators of Nova Scotia and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities, this two day workshop is intended to enhance the leadership skills of Nova Scotia’s municipal administrators and elected officials. It will build awareness and an understanding of (a) communication skills such as diplomacy and conflict management, and (b) how to effectively manage change.


After participating in this program, and with practice, learners will be able to:

  • Use effective communication strategies when conducting municipal business

  • Manage conflict effectively

  • Build relationships with a variety of stakeholders

  • Lead, manage, and evaluate change initiatives

  • Make fair and rational decisions (Elected Officials)

  • Build teams and uphold standards for workplace culture (Managers)

When:

April 9th and 10th, 2015

  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on April 9th

  • 8:30 am to 3:00 pm on April 10th

Where:

Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre

To Register:

Please e-mail Tracy Verbeke at the UNSM office This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Cost:

The cost for the CAO/CEO Forum is $485 + HST per person. After March 11th the fees go up to $550 + HST per person. Your municipality will be billed for the event.

Hotel:

A block of rooms is being held by the Association of Municipal Administrators at the Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre. Room rates are $99 for a landside guestroom and $119 for an oceanside guestroom.


All accommodation rates include a full hot breakfast and are based on single/double occupancy. An additional person charge of $25.00 + HST per night will apply above the occupancy listed. All rates are subject to HST. A 15% gratuity of $1.80 + HST for breakfast will apply per person.


Individuals will be responsible for making their own reservations, they can be made directly to the Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre by telephoning (902) 627-2600 or (800) 565-5075, or by facsimile (902) 627-2020. To ensure you receive our negotiated rate, please make sure to indicate that you want the AMANS rate.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations before March 24th can be made in writing to Tracy Verbeke at the UNSM office at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with no charge. Cancellations after March 24, 2015 will be subject to the full registration fee.