NextGen Municipal Leadership Certificate

Gain the expertise you need to become a better leader in your organization. The content for this specialized program was developed in partnership with municipal CAOs and HR professionals across Niagara’s municipalities.

Program Schedule

Monday October 21, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday October 22, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday October 28, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday November 4, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday November 11, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday November 18, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday November 25, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday December 2, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday December 9, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Monday December 10, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Goodman School of Business, Brock University


Gain leadership insights from award-winning professors and industry experts who consistently receive over 90% satisfaction rates. For more details, please head towards the instructors page.

Program cost

$3,250 + HST per participant

Key Benefits

  • Manage your response to change and its consequences as a leader and a support person
  • Understand basic financial principles, financial management tools and techniques necessary for sound decision making (such as the uses of financial information for accounting, taxation and decision making)
  • Understand mentoring and its role
  • Know the key requirements of relevant pieces of legislation that are important to effective develop and administration of HR programs
  • Identify self-awareness and identifying opportunities to work with others to maximize performance
  • Understand your role in achieving success for the team and for the organization
  • Conduct performance management dealing with high and poor performers and having difficult conversations
  • Motivate and encourage your team to perform at consistently high levels (i.e., goal setting, shared achievements, milestones, etc.)
  • Identify individual leadership priorities and develop action plans with a focus on sustainability

Continuing Professional DEVELOPMENT

Program seminars could count towards Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours Contact us for more details

What participants are saying

“These courses are geared towards understanding the bigger picture. When I was in charge of one unit, that was my world, but now I need to look at everything and how it fits together. These courses opened my eyes to see that bigger picture and to understand how to be a better leader.”

– Darrin Forbes, Niagara Regional Police Service Inspector