Facilitating Effective Communications and Managing Controversial Issues

These sessions focus on how to effectively plan for and manage controversial public issues, build skills for idea generation and decision-making, and evaluate your the effectiveness of your efforts

Upcoming Events

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Course Details

Communities facing complex public issues including land-use planning, school consolidation, natural gas drilling, social service provision, and economic development need leadership that is prepared to manage public discussion.

Education covers how to deal with difficult issues, enhance trust and relationships and build skills for idea generation and decision-making. How to evaluate options is also covered.


Organization, community, economic development and government leaders and residents who need to effectively manage and facilitate controversial public issues.


Various delivery method and times are available.


Standard $25 per person. Negotiable.


Walt Whitmer