Training Calendar

May 2019

Managing Law Enforcement Liability

May 22, 2019, Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, Minn.

As law enforcement operations are under increasing scrutiny, it is important for sheriffs to take steps to reduce risk exposures. This training event discusses several law enforcement liability and risk management concerns unique to these operations, drawing on members’ questions, claim trends, legal developments and emerging issues. Sessions discuss risks and provide practical recommendations about …

Members: $65
Nonmembers: $105

June 2019

Managing the Human Resource

Jun 19, 2019 - Jun 20, 2019, Holiday Inn, St. Cloud

This popular two-day seminar explores topics related to the risks employees pose to a public employer and how to manage them. Managing the Human Resource sessions include in-depth discussions of hot-button topics and case law updates. The seminar covers: Hiring, including Veterans Preference Act, reference checks, do’s and don’ts of interviews, and more Personnel policies …

Members: $110
Nonmembers: $150

Data Practices for Responsible Authorities

Jun 27, 2019, Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, Minn.

Responsible authorities and their designees have specific duties under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act. “Data Practices for Responsible Authorities” goes in depth into what those responsibilities are and how to stay in compliance with the law. The seminar may include sessions on developing data access and security policies and procedures; responding to MGDPA requests …

Members: $65 per person
Nonmembers: $105 per person

August 2019

County Board Meetings: Open Meeting Law, Data Practices and Managing Conflict

Aug 08, 2019, MCIT Building, St. Paul

Co-sponsored with the Association of Minnesota Counties, “County Board Meetings” seminar is specifically developed for county commissioners to give them knowledge and skills they need to serve the public while complying with laws and managing various risks. The seminar uses scenarios and work groups, giving participants the opportunity to practice applying techniques to the real …

Registration fee: $50 per individual

September 2019

Regional Risk Management Workshops

Sep 11, 2019, Country Inn and Suites, Mankato

Sept. 18, 2019,  Holiday Inn Express,  Bemidji Sept. 19, 2019, Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud Offered in three locations, the Regional Risk Management Workshops address a variety of risk management challenges facing members. Each presentation is designed to enhance existing operations and help develop best practices and policies that improve members’ risk management efforts. …

Member rate: $45
Nonmember rate: $85

October 2019

Navigating Key Land Use Issues

Oct 23, 2019, Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud

Land use decisions are an important function of county government, but they do not come without controversy and must be made within existing law and rules. Navigating Key Land Use Issues offers advice about many of the most pressing land use concerns and issues for Minnesota. This seminar is specifically designed for planning and zoning …

Members: $65
Nonmembers: $105

Regional Workers’ Compensation Workshops

Oct 23, 2019, Holiday Inn Express, Bemidji

Oct. 24, 2019, Holiday Inn, St. Cloud Oct. 30, 2019, Country Inn and Suites, Mankato Understanding the workers’ compensation process and what is required of the employer, employee and coverage provider can seem daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. The Regional Workers’ Compensation Workshops provide the information members need to know to ensure that …

Member rate: $45
Nonmember rate: $85