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May 22, 2012
Labor Negotiations 101 Workshop
May 31, 2012
As a councilmember, have you ever wondered what goes on during labor negotiations in your community? Attend this workshop on the basics of labor negotiations and learn the ins and outs of the terminology, the Public Employment Relations Act (PERA) and other laws, and what role the mayor and council play in negotiations.
The League will also hold a Meet Up Reception at the same location following this training. Stay and enjoy free networking, refreshments, and hot topic discussions, compliments of our host, Plunkett Cooney. Click here to RSVP.
NEW DATE! Basic Training for All Elected Officials!
June 14, 2012, Grand Rapids
Every elected official needs a solid foundation of essential skills to serve his or her municipality effectively. The Essential Skills for the Elected Official training can clarify many of the questions that you may have about the responsibilities and procedures of your office. You'll also network with many new and experienced elected officials as you learn in-depth info on crucial topics such as conducting meetings, the Open Meetings Act, and the Freedom of Information Act.
Click here to register.
The League will also hold a Meet Up Reception at the same location following this training. Stay and enjoy free networking, refreshments, and hot topic discussions, compliments of our host, Fleis & Vandenbrink Engineering Office. Click here to RSVP.
Region 7: U.P. Education Summit
June 7-8, 2012
The Region 7 U.P. Education Summit is a great opportunity for city and village officials from across the Upper Peninsula to meet and share experiences and ideas. The educational programming is developed by the Region 7 officers to ensure the program is targeted to your interests and concerns. This year's topics include a League update with Dan Gilmartin, a finance update, an in-depth look at successful millages around the state, a legislative panel, and more!
Register here today!
The League Partners with the American Society of Employers
The League is excited to announce an enhanced partnership with the American Society of Employers (ASE). Accredited through the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), as an approved provider, ASE offers more than 100 individual open-registration courses. ASE has also been deemed a Michigan Proprietary School on account of the four certification curriculums that are offered.
With our new partnership, League members can take advantage of high-quality, professional training at ASE member pricing. We hope you will take advantage of this upcoming training program:
Optimizing Productivity through Communication
May 31, Lansing
The objective of this seminar is to help you explore the dimensions of communicating more effectively to all levels within your organization to reach common goals more efficiently and effectively. Have questions? Want to register? Contact Jessica Husby to get the member rate. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-223-8041. For more information about the program, click here.
For a full listing of upcoming ASE trainings, click here!