This full-day immersion workshop addresses the essential communication strategies and best practices that every elected official must understand and execute, including:

  • Developing a Comprehensive Communications Strategy
  • Working with the Media
  • Engaging the Public
  • Effectively Using Social Media
  • Public Speaking

Participants will have the opportunity to practice communication skills by engaging in mock interviews and other scenarios common to elected officials.

Credits: 4
Specialization Area: Leadership
Level: 101
Audience: Local elected officials, city staff; all city sizes
Cost: $250 by June 30; $260 after June 30

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