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Join us at ICMA’s inaugural Equity Summit, Moving the Needle, a virtual learning event focused on advancing racial equity in local government

Think and act like a cybersecurity leader. This 12-week online course delivers the leadership tools you need to help keep your local government secure.

Build knowledge, skills, and abilities in the basic management and technical topics that managers need to know to be successful.

high performance leadership

Think and act like a high performing leader. This 12-week online course delivers the leadership tools you need to deliver increased value to your organization.

A suite of services to help you grow, make decisions that benefit your career, gain perspective from others, and achieve your goals.
Resources on understanding the looming talent crisis, hiring a manager, assisting first-time managers, building an internship program, planning for succession, and more.
 

ICMA University

ICMA University invites you to discover a range of leadership development programs for every level of your career.

ICMA University offers online learning with e-courses, webinars, and online certificate programs.

Workshops that are affordable, accessible, and designed to meet the specific needs of local government professionals.

Explore ICMA University leadership and professional development certificate programs.

Credentialing

ICMA's Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers...

Assessments help members and others assess their knowledge for the purpose of professional development planning.

Guidelines and resources for planning professional development activities and participating in the Voluntary Credentialing Program

Members have earned the ICMA-CM (ICMA Credentialed Manager) or the ICMA Credentialed...

Information about how to apply for and renew ICMA's voluntary credential

ICMA Coaching

Free live webinars spotlighting best practices featuring local government professionals and experts. Invite your entire team to participate!

Get paired with the perfect coach or coachee for you today!

An ICMA Coaching Program column focused on career issues for local government professional...

Job Center

Your one-stop shop for job searching and recruiting in professional local government.

Find the best candidates for your position with ICMA ICMA's Job Center
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ICMA resources to make the search and hiring process more efficient and effective.

Explore the Profession

The hottest career you've probably never heard of

Increasing opportunities for those who will be the local government leaders of tomorrow.

Resources on understanding the looming talent crisis, hiring a manager, assisting first...

Resources and links for academics, adjunct professors, civics teachers, and explorers of professional local government management.

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