About Us

A non-profit association established by Ontario’s local governments and associations and with the support of the provincial Government in 1979.

Enhancing management skills through accreditation, education and training to strengthen the quality of local government administration.

*Career Development and recognition program leading to one, of four levels, of the legally recognized Certified Municipal Manager (CMM) designations.
*34 profession-specific CMM enhancements offered in partnership with the following professional local government associations:

Seminar Programs
*In-House, 100 Practical, skill-building topics
*Open Learning Series, Regional, on a cost/person basis
*Survival Skills, Issue based sessions
*Association Workshops, Keynote, half or full day

350 member local governments to participate in training and accreditation programs at a corporate level including Cities, Regions, Towns, Conservation Authorities, Police Services, DSSABs  and municipalities.

3,500 local government administrators have received the CMM and over 800 also added at least one, and as many as five, of their professional Associations’ Enhancements.

All levels of staff, from front-line to senior managers are represented and drawn from 30 professions throughout the local government sector.