PADM 0665 - Managing Towns and Cities

Credits: 3

This course is designed ti introduce students to best practices in local government and/or to enhance the performance of those already working in the profession. The course emphasizes such topics as achieving effective community leadership, intra- and inter-governmental relations, promoting the community’s future, and generally enhancing the governing body’s effectiveness. Specific skills include essential management practices: leadership and communication skills, policy implementation, productivity enhancement, program evaluation, strategic planning, and techniques for encouraging economic growth.

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