Local Government Leadership Institute 2020-2021 Hosted by S.C. Colleges

The Local Government Leadership Institute has been developed through a collaboration of practitioners and academics.

Hosted by Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston and Francis Marion University in collaboration with the Darla Moore Foundation and the South Carolina City/County Management Association, the purpose of this program is to provide a skill-building educational experience for new and potential executive-level managers in South Carolina local governments. The program is intended to prepare the participants to affect change in their organizations, and ultimately to improve the communities in which they live.

Five sessions, limited to 30 participants, will be held from September to April. The sessions, held in Lake City, will include a variety of instructional techniques and learning opportunities including expert presentations, case studies, panel discussions and individual and small group assignments. Content areas covered include:

September 30 - October 2 • Government in South Carolina

November 5 - 6 • Budget, Finance, & Human Resource Management

February 4 - 5 • Planning and Economic Development

March 11 - 12 • Governance, Leadership, and Politics

April 9 • Pulling It Altogether - One Day

To apply:
Submit a letter of interest, resume and three references to: Alison Burkey at College of Charleston, ALittke@cofc.edu

Registration Fee = $400*
*Participants are responsible for their own travel accommodations and any associated costs