Take Your Management Skills to The Next Level.  

OMSSA is pleased to be partnering with AMCTO to offer its members
a comprehensive management development program designed specifically for Consolidated Municipal Service Managers (CMSMs) and District Social Services Administration Boards (DSSABs) staff. This program provides practical solutions to enhance key management skills and competencies in CMSM and DSSAB contexts.
A career advancement program designed specifically for CMSM and DSSAB Human Service Professionals

The program will take place from November 2016 - October 2017 with 2 months break in January and February

Registration deadline is October 4, 2016
AMCTO Executive Training Centre
2680 Skymark Ave. # 610, Mississauga, ON L4W  5L6

Program start date:  November 2016 - October 2017

Spaces are limited! Registration Deadline is October 4th, 2016
The OMSSA/AMCTO offering of the Executive Diploma in Municipal Management (EDMM) is designed specifically for CMSM and DSSB senior staff, to build and enhance key management skills and competencies. Focusing on the most relevant and emerging issues in the CMSM and DSSB context, this program will provide an in depth understanding and practical applications of management needs and knowledge within the CMSM and DSSAB human service context.

The program curriculum for the EDMM focuses on the three foundational tenets of municipal management:
  • Managing Organizational Performance
  • Managing People
  • Managing Money
The EDMM program curricula has been refined based on AMCTO's Definition of Practice for Municipal Management, outlining the core competency requirements of successful local government managers.  

The EDMM distills management needs into 19 curricular offerings delivered in the form of 2 day workshops which map onto the core skills and knowledge competencies required by successful local government and DSSAB human services managers. Each session is led by seasoned facilitators with high levels of subject matter expertise.

Click here for descriptions of the 19 EDMM Curricular workshops

Who Should Enroll:
  • Staff with supervisory/management roles and responsibilities in a municipal or DSSAB organization
  • Mid-level CMSM and DSSAB Managers
  • Managers entering the municipal sector or DSSAB context from the Private Sector
  • High potential CMSM and DSSAB Professionals being prepared for Management roles
  • Private sector Professionals who work or consult with the municipal and DSSAB sector

Following completion of the 19 workshops, the participant's final step prior to graduation will be to submit a research report based on a municipally-relevant human services management topic.


Workshops will be held each month with 2 workshops held on back-to-back days starting November 2016 and ending October 2017. Click here for the registration form and for the full program schedule.