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4th Quarter Webinars
REGISTER HERE - December 12 (*12-1 pm)
Description: Fraud is a significant problem faced by all organizations. According to a study released by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), occupational fraud costs organizations an estimated 5% of their annual revenue. Every organization would like to avoid fraud - A key to maximizing fraud prevention and early detection is establishing a fraud risk management program. Unfortunately, there really hasn’t been a “how to guide” on how to establish a fraud risk management program -- That is until now! This presentation will discuss how to establish a fraud risk management program to prevent and detect fraud.
Additional learning objectives covered during the program include:
- The Need for Fraud Prevention and Detection
- How to Establish a Fraud Risk Management Program
- Key Roles and Responsibilities
Description: It’s a brave new world. While the Internet provides information and resources like never before; it is also is presenting municipal officials with new challenges. One of the most pressing of these challenges may be adequately training staff on how to best respond to citizens who want to live stream or upload their interactions with city staff. Citizens are using everything from standard cell phones to more sophisticated video recording devices to capture these interactions. One of the Internet’s most popular sites, Youtube, provides compensation to those who post popular videos. Some individuals have a found a niche video market for their visits to public places such as court houses, post offices and city halls. The individuals posting these videos are generally very knowledgeable about their rights as citizens to enter public buildings and the use of cameras. One of the more popular posters in this niche has over 43,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel. This webinar will focus on providing public office employees as well as police officers with training on how to best respond to these situations.
1st Quarter Webinars
REGISTER HERE - January 8
Description: The presenter will provide an overview of the changes in Missouri’s firearms laws over the past 20 years and pertinent case law, highlighting changes regarding concealed carry permits, openly carrying firearms, state preemption of local regulations, and areas in which firearms are prohibited or restricted. The presenter will highlight where local governments can restrict firearms and where they cannot, and recent case law related to police policies regarding the return of seized firearms.
REGISTER HERE - February 6
Description: This session will cover best practices and new requirements for use of social media in public agencies. The discussion of philosophy will consider the purpose, benefits, coordination and intended uses of social media. The examination of practice will focus on the nuts and bolts of day to day social media administration – posting, monitoring and responding – and some of the recent and impending changes by social media platforms that will impact your efforts. The exploration of policy will consider the technology, communication, legal and personnel implications that your agency must weigh. Session will highlight emerging trends in social media and consider how new platforms and new features impact your agencies efforts to share your story with the public.
REGISTER HERE - February 28
Description: Coming soon!
REGISTER HERE - March 7
Description: What should leaders of local government who want to build their 21st-century workforce do? Discard the old models in favor of proven approaches to create the Workforce of Tomorrow including realizing it is not the sole responsibility of the Human Resources Department to attract great talent, but instead the entire organization. Learn the eight-step approach to becoming a talent-centric organization and translate the headwinds of change into a tailwind. Patrick Ibarra of the Mejorando Group, one of the leading experts on creating and implementing effective and Talent Management and Succession Planning programs for local governments, will lead an interactive workshop, which will include progressive and practical strategies and tools to attract, retain, and optimize talent. Attendees will walk away with a plan for next steps to move their organization forward!
NOTE: To receive your MGI credit, once you complete the webinar, please email email@example.com. It will then be applied.