Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

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Course Objectives: 

Explore your perspectives, contemporary concepts and practical tools to apply ethical reasoning and practice respectful leadership. Daily, local government finance officers face complex situations amidst changing societal values, workplace behaviors, organizational change, competing demands and fiscal pressures. Take time with colleagues to fine-tune your moral compass, enhance workplace civility and promote value-based organizational practices.

This highly interactive session is designed specifically for local government finance officers focusing on ‘real time’ challenges. Participants will leave this session with techniques, a tool kit, guidelines and ideas to make an immediate leadership difference in your organization. Participants will be able to include this course towards meeting CPA’s 4-hour verifiable ethics qualifying hours.

Who Should Attend:

This full day workshop will be of interest to Finance leaders and their staff, as well as others who work in local government and are looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of leadership ethics in local government.

Benefits of Attending:

Participants will learn how to master their personal leadership style and about the impact of behavioral values on leading others. Participants will be exposed to foundational and emerging aspects of ethical behavior as well as apply sound judgement approaches to making informed decisions. After completing the course, participants will be able to enhance their own organization’s ethical practices and policies by promoting a respectful workplace amidst diversity and coaching others to promote interpersonal civility.