The Local Government Center prides itself on providing high-quality, high-value professional development trainings. Our trainers are experienced facilitators who engage participants and guide members of your team in assessing work styles, building leadership capacity, and strengthening customer service. We offer the standard trainings below or can work with you to create customized training as needed.

 

 Fee

$500 Training Fee

+Travel

+$10/Participant Assessment        Tool Fee

 Capacity

        ~50

 Length

   Half Day

   

In the Real Colors workshop, participants will:

  • Discover strengths of team members
  • Understand the value of different points of view
  • Learn to work effectively with all team members
  • Learn how to blend and motivate members of a team

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In a Real Colors 2.0 Teams workshop, participants will:

  • Discover how team members’ strengths best fit into teams
  • Understand the value of differing points of view, and
  • Learn how to create effective teams.

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In a Real Colors 2.0 Leadership workshop, participants will:

  • Build upon Real Colors concepts to identify how they are naturally inclined to lead
  • Discover ways others are most effectively managed
  • Learn how to successfully motivate others
  • Learn specific techniques for becoming a more efficient team member
  • Practice effective communication techniques

 Fee

Custom

 Capacity

12-30

(Customizable)

 Length

6 Months (6 Meetings) OR
2 Days

Leadership Challenge for Key Leaders:

  • In this highly interactive, experience-based workshop for established organizational leaders, participants will:
  • Identify the frequency of their personal leadership behaviors as measured by the Leadership Practices Inventory 360 Assessment
  • Clarify and communicate their fundamental values and beliefs as a leader
  • Learn to create and effectively communicate a common vision 
  • Search for opportunities to change and improve as a leader
  • Experiment with innovative ideas and learn from accompanying mistakes 
  • Build collaboration, teamwork, and trust skills
  • Strengthen their ability to help others excel 
  • Recognize the accomplishments of others 
  • Apply the lessons learned in the workshop to a current organizational leadership challenge
  • Give and receive feedback

 

 

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 Fee

Custom

 Capacity

12-30

(Customizable)

 Length

6 Months (6 Meetings) OR 
2 Days

Leadership Challenge for Emerging Leaders:

  • In this highly interactive, experience-based workshop for employees not yet engaged in formal management roles, participants will:
  • Identify the frequency of their personal leadership behaviors as measured by the Leadership Practices Inventory Self-Assessment
  • Clarify and communicate their fundamental values and beliefs as a leader
  • Learn to create and effectively communicate a common vision 
  • Search for opportunities to change and improve as a leader
  • Experiment with innovative ideas and learn from accompanying mistakes 
  • Build collaboration, teamwork, and trust skills
  • Strengthen their ability to help others excel 
  • Recognize the accomplishments of others 
  • Apply the lessons learned in the workshop to a current personal leadership challenge
  • Give and receive feedback

 Fee

$500

 Capacity

8-10

 Length

Half Day

The Futures Game is an interactive tool used to help local government officials understand how long term decision making affects the future of their communities. This tool is best used in groups of 8-20 people, but we may be able to accommodate additional group sizes upon request.

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In Conflict Management, participants will:

  • Understand how to improve conflict-handling behavior
  • Learn key principles of conflict processing as a team
  • Learn to eliminate conflict in organizations

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In the Ethics/Nepotism training participants will learn the ethical and anti-nepotism practices required of every government employee.

Participants will use case studies to explore plausible ethical dilemmas they may face or witness while serving in their positions. 

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In Team Building workshops, participants will:

  • Develop comradery and establish a positive team culture
  • Implement leadership styles and practice leadership principles
  • Introduce and utilize problem-solving processes

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

~50

 Length

Half Day

In the Negotiation Styles training participants will:

  • Learn different negotiation techniques
  • Assess the conflict management styles of yourself and others
  • Practice implementing different strategies of negotiation

 Fee

$500+Travel

 Capacity

No Max

 Length

Half Day

In the Multi-Generation Workplace training, participants will become familiar with documented differences between generational work styles, understand the benefits of having multiples generations in the workplace, and gain insight into best practices for inter-generational offices to work together effectively.

Fee

Custom

Capacity

12-30 (Customizable)

Length

6 Months (6 Meetings) OR 2 Days

 

The Leading Local workshop presents tips and insights that will help new community volunteers feel more prepared to serve on boards and seasoned volunteers to feel more effective in their roles. The workshop incorporates training elements from standard board trainings and the Real Colors program to address best practices for running effective meetings, how to plan for action, information on personality styles and generations, and discussion on how individuals might work better together