Do you want to develop your asset management skills and knowledge? A solid asset management approach empowers your municipality to make better decisions and investments with its infrastructure.

Check out the online courses and certificate programs available from FCM’s Municipal Asset Management Program’s partners. The training opportunities featured below are designed with municipalities of all sizes in mind and intended to give you practical advice and tips.

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The Basics of Asset Management for Elected Officials Online Course

Are you an elected official looking to gain a clear understanding of asset management? Take this online course ($175 fee) at your convenience to learn how to use it to inform infrastructure and budget decision making and improve service delivery. The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities offers this course.

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Pourquoi se préoccuper de la gestion de ses actifs municipaux? (Module one)

The Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités developed this three-part training for Quebec municipalities (available in French only). Module one introduces the key principles of asset management and how they apply to a municipality’s strategic, tactical and operational activities. On average, this module takes only 90 minutes to complete.

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Les étapes du cycle de gestion des actifs municipaux (Module two)

The Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités developed this three-part training for Quebec municipalities (available in French only). Module two explains the six steps of the asset management cycle and provides tools municipalities can download to develop their approach. On average, this module takes only 110 minutes to complete.

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Les incontournables pour assurer le succès du plan de gestion des actifs municipaux (Module three)

The Fédération Québécoise des Municipalités developed this three-part training for Quebec municipalities (available in French only). Module three builds on the two previous learning sections and focuses on helping a municipality action their asset management plan. On average, this module takes only 60 minutes to complete.

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Managing Assets for Sustainable Communities Training Series - Workshop and webinar recordings

Are you a community planner looking for more information on how you can contribute to your municipality’s vitality? Access the webinar and resources developed by the Canadian Institute of Planners. You will better understand asset management and its linkages with sustainable and resilient communities.

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The Data Collection Standard Operating Procedure Guide for Linear Assets Online Course

Are you a municipality in Nova Scotia looking for more insight on your assets? Take this free online course to learn how to use asset management tools developed by the Province of Nova Scotia for linear data collection. The Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities offers this course, and can taken at any time.

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Gain a deeper understanding of asset management concepts

The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in collaboration with  Asset Management Ontario (AMONTario), is offering a series of recorded webinars to help communities better understand asset management concepts. Watch these webinars to learn what resources are required to adopt asset management as a decision-making tool that will empower your municipal council to identify local infrastructure investment priorities.

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