Civic Leadership Academy opens 2011-12 year with Oct. 25 workshop on strategic planning

The 2011-12 Civic Leadership Academy kicks off  Tuesday, Oct. 25, with NIU’s own Gerald Gabris presenting “Strategic Planning: Now is the Time!” This workshop is a “guided tour” of the practical techniques and fundamental principles of the strategic planning process. Gabris will

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Civic Leadership Academy to host third annual Illinois Financial Forecast Forum in Naperville

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

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Civic Leadership Academy workshop will cover fostering innovative organizational environment

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

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Civic Leadership Academy will cover structure, impact of home rule during Nov. 30 workshop

NIU’s Civic Leadership Academy will host a workshop Tuesday, Nov. 30, on “Home Rule: Unlocking the Structure and Impact.” This workshop will offer participants three unique and experienced views of local government Home Rule with particular emphasis on Illinois. The provisions of Home Rule in Illinois

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