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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will offer a seminar Thursday, March 10, on “Understanding Your Government’s Finances and Financial Position.”
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NIU’s Center for Governmental Studies Civic Leadership Academy and the Illinois City/County Management Association will host the third annual Illinois Financial Forecast Forum to discuss pertinent economic and financial issues affecting local governments in Illinois. The forum, “Private Sector Views that Will Impact the Public Sector,” is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28,...
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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will present a workshop Tuesday, Dec. 14, on “Cultivating Innovation: How to Foster an Innovative Environment in Your Organization.” This workshop focuses on the meaning of innovation as a problem-solving tool for public organizations. Participants will learn how such organizations can create management practices that generate more frequent innovations that are also successful....
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Allan Barsema is one of 10 winners of the 2010 Purpose Prize, Civic Ventures has announced. Now in its fifth year, the six-year, $17 million program is the nation’s only large-scale investment in social entrepreneurs older than 60 who, in their encore careers, are using their experience and passion to make an extraordinary impact on society’s...
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NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a Nov. 4 workshop on “Strategic Planning: Yes, Now is the Time!” This workshop is a “guided tour” of the practical techniques and fundamental principles of the strategic planning process. It specifically focuses on developing skills and understanding the power of analyzing current organizational situations, laying out long- and...
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T-E-A-M. As the old saying goes, those four letters stand for “together everyone achieves more.” But the questions are these: How do you build a sense of team? Does teamwork come naturally? What happens to the concept of team in tough times? It’s easy to be a team when you’re “winning,” but what happens when times are tough? NIU’s...
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A new program to coordinate social services for individuals and families that began in Rockford has been recognized as a “Bright Idea” in American government. That distinction was awarded by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. The recognition places the program on a list...
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