Local Government

Alberta School of Business

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Alberta School of Business

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About the course

Stu­dents will learn to com­pare and con­trast the fea­tures of the local gov­ern­ment sys­tems across Cana­da, exam­ine inter­nal gov­ern­ing struc­tures along with some of the key respon­si­bil­i­ties of local gov­ern­ment, and assess future chal­lenges and prospects. Local gov­ern­ments will be placed with­in Canada’s fed­er­al sys­tem and will trace the foun­da­tions of the sys­tems and their evo­lu­tion through var­i­ous reforms and restructuring.

Course at a glance

  • Aimed at individuals interested in moving into higher level responsibilities in the local government field; our student body includes municipal government employees in planning, corporate services, economic development, operations, finance, and more.
  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Participate in online discussions with peers from all over Canada and expand your professional network.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Provide timely introductory information about local government in Canada.
  • Have acquired an informal, online student local government community of interest.
  • Describe current issues and trends in local government.
  • Identify a variety of approaches and models for organizing local governments and their services.
  • Have an enhanced personal understanding of the legislative, leadership and service roles of local governments.

Take note:

  • A textbook is required for this course; details will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass.
  • For those interested in pursuing the NACLAA Level I certificate, this course is recommended to be taken at the beginning of the program.
  • This course also fulfills 39 of the required elective hours for the ALUP certificate program.

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