Course Details

The Role of Mayors and Presidents

This workshop is a great opportunity to network with other Mayors and Presidents and exchange ideas and experiences.

Learn more about effective communication styles, speaking on behalf of the Council, presiding at meeting and mentoring Elected Members.


Target Audience:

This short course provides Mayors and Presidents’ with insight on how to be successful in their role as a community leader.  

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn more about the role and responsibilities of a Mayor/President;
  • Develop your leadership and communication skills during emergencies and recovery as the official Local Government spokesperson;
  • Learn about the conduct of Elected Members;
  • Mediation and potential conflicts;
  • Understand communication protocols and how to navigate Social Media;
  • Presiding and setting the tone at meetings; and
  • How to mentor Elected Members and encourage them to undertake professional development.

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:


Upcoming Workshops

Name Date Time Location  Spaces Cost
The Role of Mayors and Presidents 17 November 2022 09:30 am - 03:15 pm WALGA West Leederville 18 $395.00