The Academy is a continuing education program designed for Clerks who have completed their Institute Training or have already attained their CMC designation. Academy courses are more in-depth, intensive and relate to the development of high-level administrative skills and executive-level management.
Points towards certification: IIMC approved Academy earns one point for every two hours. A certificate of completion is required.
Academy A: Monday & Tuesday (Click here for pre-work)
The way to become a Super Clerk or a better Super Clerk is to not only get yourself into a better place, but to help get your office into a better place.
Academy B: Monday & Tuesday (Click here for pre-work)
This program focuses on developing our leadership ability and improving our effectiveness in getting things done. We demonstrate leadership by managing ourselves and others, participating on task forces, and interfacing with our managers and colleagues.
Understand your own leadership style, how it differs from others, and how to be more effective in influencing others.
In addition, we will discuss how using these skills create a more positive and constructive environment for all.
Academy C: Wednesday & Thursday
This two-day academy will focus on a range of human resource components including hiring practices, interviewing, employee motivation, performance management, sexual harassment, bullying, employee communications, violence in the workplace, collaborating with teams, and handling performance problems.
In this workshop you will get an update on new laws and practices that effect the human resource function, learn how to get the best out of your people and how to work more collaboratively. You will be provided with tools, examples, forms, and approaches that will improve your interactions with your peers, subordinates, and the community.
Academy D: Wednesday & Thursday
It takes a lot of work to create a world-class organization. It’s hard to develop a successful team. It’s not easy to build a great culture. It’s challenging to work toward a vision and create a positive future. As a leader, you will face all kinds of challenges, adversity, negativity, and tests. There will be moments you’ll want to give up. There will be days when your vision seems more like a fantasy than a reality. That’s why positive leadership is so important.
Throughout history we see that it’s the optimists, the believers, the dreamers, the doers, and the positive leaders who change the world.
People who experience more positive emotions vs. negative ones:
And when you take it one step further, consider this:
“The more you energize people in your workplace, the higher YOUR work performance”. Wow! Instead of being “me” focused to improve performance, you can be “we” focused and create a bigger win.
Participants will complete an Action Plan to help move forward into Positive Leadership
New England Municipal Clerks' Institute & Academy
The Athenian Leadership Society is an advanced IIMC Leadership Development Program.
The premise of this program is the idea that clerks are leaders in very profound yet subtle ways.
Please read the handbook in its entirety, it contains a plethora of helpful information. Included are forms that are important for all students to review. Please complete & submit all forms as instructed.
Follow the link for the NEMCI&A policy manual. The manual includes a comprehensive explanation of all policies and procedures.