Events & Education

Certificate of Municipal Leadership

To receive the Certificate of Municipal Leadership, you must earn 30 CML credits and attend at least one workshop in each of the four areas below. A minimum of 5 credits in each core area is highly recommended.

  • Roles, responsibilities and legal requirements (R) – focuses on elected official roles and responsibilities, legal issues, meeting management, and records management
  • Public sector resource management (P) – focuses on fiscal, finance, and forecasting
  • Community planning and development (C) – focuses on land use, infrastructure, zoning, annexation, strategic planning, and economic development
  • Effective local leadership (E) – focuses on soft skills, human resource development, and community outreach


Do you need to meet a core area requirement?

You can check AWC’s upcoming trainings and events for conferences, in-person trainings and webinars. Each training webpage reflects CML eligibility, competency area and credits achieved. You can also view our eLearning for offerings that meet core area requirements.


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