2013 MCFOA Advanced Academy (MCAA)
Minnesota Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) and St. Cloud State University, Corporate Education and Outreach
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8:30 AM - Friday, September 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM (CDT)
Maple Grove, MN
MCFOA 2013 ADVANCED ACADEMY (MCAA)
September 12 - 13, 2013
Cambria Suites - Maple Grove, MN
9655 Grove Circle North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
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REGISTRATION / INFORMATION
The academy provides graduates of the Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute (MMCI) three (3) year program with an opportunity to focus on an in-depth topic of importance to the profession. Clerks who have completed the requirements for the CMC designation may use this IIMC-approved program to earn 6 points toward their IIMC Master Municipal Clerks (MMC) level.
Who Should Attend?
Clerks who have successfully completed the MMCI program are encouraged to attend to further their professional training and earn points toward MMC designation.
The early registration fee for the Academy postmarked by August 22 is $195.00. The registration fee postmarked after August 22 is $215.00. This fee includes instruction, course materials, one lunch, and refreshment breaks. You are encouraged to register early to take advantage of the lower fee.
A refund, minus a $30 processing fee, will be granted if you cancel by August 22. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund. A full refund will be issued if St. Cloud State University cancels the Academy.
Continuing Education Units
Along with the ability to earn IIMC points, the Academy also offers 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). One CEU is defined as 12 contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction.
The Academy will be held at the Cambria Suites - Maple Grove, 9655 Grove Circle North, Maple Grove, Minnesota. Please check the website www.cambriasuites.com/hotel-maple_grove-minnesota-mn088 for maps and location.
A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at the Cambria Suites - Maple grove at a discounted rate of a rate of $89.00 plus tax per room per night. In order to book your room at the group discounted rate, individuals need to call the hotel directly @ 763-494-5556. Please refer to "St. Cloud State University" when making all reservations. Check-in time for all rooms is 3:00 p.m.
Please call the hotel by August 28, 2013. After this date, reservations will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis at the hotel or neighboring lodging property.
The speaker for the Advanced Academy is Bill Joynes, currently the Director for the Center for Public Administration and Leadership at Hamline University and former City Manager of Golden Valley.
Topics Coverd at the Academy are as Follows:
Introduction to negotiation theory and how it fits into conflict theory:
When and why use it
Legal requirements in the public sector
The process of negotiations:
Elements of preparation
- Social Structure
- Tactics, (the drama vs. the research)
Interest Based Bargaining, "Getting to Yes"
Understanding the "Does and Dont's"
For Further Information
If you would like more information or have questions, please contact:
St. Cloud State University, Center for Continuing Studies
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301-4498
Gail Ruhland at 320-308-5759(firstname.lastname@example.org) Or
Charlotte Kastanek at 320-308-4723 (email@example.com)
To ensure full participation in this workshop, please inform us about any dietary requirements or physical challenges which should be addressed prior to your arrival.
ADVANCED ACADEMY PLANNING COMMITTEE
- Kim Engberg, Bloomington (Chair)
- Melissa Barker, Independence
- Kathy Brophy, Aitkin
- Nancy Gibbs, Richfield
- Cheri Johnson, Excelsior
- Sharon Knutson, Brooklyn Center
- Nancy Stroth, St. Louis Park
- Barb Suciu, City of St. Anthony Village
- Brenda Thomes, East Gull Lake
- Jane Timm, Edina
- Nancy Zaworski, City of Kasson
- Gail Ruhland, St. Cloud State (Ex-Officio)
- Dan Bucholtz, Hanover (Ex-Officio)