Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership

  • Now Being Delivered in the Virtual Classroom

  • The Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership is the definitive municipal leadership and governance program in Canada. Divided into three individual five-day modules spanning a total of 15 days, the goal of the Masters Certificate in Municipal Leadership is to equip municipal managers to effectively lead their municipality into the future.

    The rapidly changing cultural, economic and political climate requires today's municipal professional to make a paradigm shift in leadership style, strategy and operational performance. And this program gives you the tools to make this transition.

program learning features

  • Interactive, engaging presentations held live online by SEEC faculty.

  • Work on group projects in our virtual breakout rooms.

  • Engage in guided and free-form discussions online with fellow participants

  • Stay on track while you learn from home with scheduled class times

Participants in SEEC's highly regarded program for municipal leaders talk about their experiences.
    • “This program was possibly the most valuable learning experience I have had to date in my career. The program was engaging and and thought provoking. Participants are empowered with the knowledge, tools and (most importantly) the desire to apply the lessons learned.”

      R. MellowChief of Paramedics, Peterborough County
    • “My time in your course was a game changer for me and I use the learnings regularly...and Sid [Ridgely]’s words still play in my head as I approach my work and life :)”

      D. Rosa-BrailsfordGeneral Manager, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, City of Vancouver
    • “This is the most worthwhile course I have ever taken. Excellent and engaging instructors provide tools and techniques that will help me and my group to ultimately be more successful.”

      L. HivesCurrent Planning Manager, City of Brantford
    • “This is a great program. We were all municipal employees and understood each other and the logic brought forward. Excellent course - great opportunity to grow.”

      M. PanuDirector Transportation and Waste, Northumberland County

Top Reasons To Choose This Program

  • Learn about the latest trends and issues in the field of municipal management and gain new insights into the innovative strategies driving senior leadership

    Network with your peers in municipalities across the country, both urban and rural

    Receive an analysis of your current leadership style. The comprehensive scientifically-validated leadership assessments empower you with the knowledge to build on current strengths and neutralize weaknesses

    Enhance your capability to lead high-performance and cross-functional teams

    Develop critical management skills in the areas of interpersonal dynamics, operational performance and strategy