Capilano University

Local Government Leadership Development

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Global & Community Studies, School of Public Administration
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Political Science and Government, Other
Description:This program gives local government professionals the knowledge, skills and abilities they need to be more effective managers and leaders in their organizations.

The Local Government Leadership Development Certificate program is designed for local government professionals with at least two years in a management or supervisory role who want to build on their strengths and take on more senior roles.

Discover problem-solving and issue-resolution techniques and frameworks that work in the context of local government. Learn to develop plans and recommendations for decision-makers, and gain the skills you'll need for effective communication with elected officials, the public, stakeholders and senior management. Analyze public-sector workplace challenges and develop ethical and professional responses, as you improve your knowledge and skills.
URL:Local Government Leadership Development at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,058

Cost includes fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Current employment in a municipality, regional district, First Nation Government, Improvement District or supporting agency or permission of Program Chair with at least two years in a management or supervisory role.

      Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on September 10, 2021