Local governments today face a number of challenges, including the need to ensure accountability and transparency with minimal resources. As municipalities around the country struggle with budget crises, it is essential that citizens maintain confidence in local government institutions. Skilled, proactive employees are the best way to ensure this.
Lorman Education Services offers a variety of local government training courses that will help managers run more effective organizations and help individual civil servants advance their careers. Our programming covers topics of interest to municipal bureaucracies of any size, as well as the contractors and professionals who work closely with them.
Convenient Training for Busy Professionals
We’ve designed our training programs to be accessible to anyone, even those with a busy schedule or with on-site responsibilities that make attending classes impossible. Live webinars offer all the benefits of conventional training, without the need to travel. Content is available online direct from our secure server to your computer or mobile device. No additional hardware or software is required.
If you want to dive deeper into the complex issues surrounding municipal administration today, look no further than our OnDemand archive. Our OnDemand catalog includes more than 12,000 programs that can be streamed or downloaded at any time. All previously recorded webinars are available, as is an extensive selection of supplementary materials such as audiobooks, white papers, technical manuals and more.
Who Can Benefit
Municipal government is something that affects us all. As such, there is a vast potential audience for our online local government training courses. Current civil servants and management use our courses to understand their responsibilities better and keep their training current as laws and technologies change. Recent grads looking to gain that first government position can gain a competitive edge in the hiring process. Likewise, contractors can use our programming to increase their chances of a successful bid and protect themselves from risk while they work on government projects.
Available programming includes:
- GASB 34: Financial Reporting Requirements for State and Local Governments
- Municipal Debt: Methods for Restructuring
- Make Strategic Decisions with Performance-Based Budgets in the Government Sector
Local Government Training Resources
And more. Our expert faculty is responsible for developing all training content, and we are highly selective in who we work with. Instructors include experienced management consultants, lawyers, accountants and other professionals who have worked both in and with local governments across the country. Many programs are national in scope and deal broadly with issues relevant in all areas, while others offer a closer look at state- and region-specific issues. Use the links on this page to browse our catalog and explore topics of interest to you.
Our online local government training courses are available to purchase starting at $99. Individual programs have no prerequisites and no textbooks or other materials to purchase. Additional training options include our All-Access Pass, which provides 12 months of unlimited access to our entire catalog. For government departments and other groups, we also offer enterprise licensing packages that are customizable to your training needs.
For more information, get in touch with a member of our customer response team by phone, email or online chat.