Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leaderships Presents: Professional Certificate in Advanced Public Engagement for Local Government
February 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pepperdine Malibu Campus, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90263
Three-Day Intensive Workshop for Local Government Practitioners
In an age where trust in government (and indeed all institutions for that matter) is at an all-time low, the very future of local representative democracy requires leaders with a new skill – the ability to break through cynicism and mistrust to directly engage residents in local policy.
Course Topics Include:
- Why Public Engagement? Why Now?
- Getting Engagement Right from the Start
- Leading Edge Techniques
- Engaging Marginalized Communities
- The Role of Technology in Public Engagement
- Facilitating Difficult Conversations
- Leading Public Engagement from Where You Are
When and Where?
The Institute offers summer and winter sessions at the Pepperdine Malibu Campus.
Winter: February 22-24, 2019 (Total CM Credits for 3 days = 15.5 CM Credits)
Dr. John Dobard
The cost of the Professional Certificate is $1990, which includes instruction, materials, and meals. Many participants secure funds for training from their employer to support their participation in this program. Limited financial aid may be available.