British Columbia

MATI - Municipal Administration Training Institute

The following MATI programs are conducted by Capilano University in partnership with the Local Government Management Association of British Columbia, through the MATI Faculty Committees.

Program Coordinator:

Nancy Taylor, Executive Director
Local Government Management Association of British Columbia
7th Floor – 620 View Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1J6
Phone: (250) 383-7032 Fax: (250) 383-4879
Email Nancy Taylor
Website: LGMA Website

Programs Offered:

MATI Foundations - being offered virtually in 2021 as 12 modules over 4 months

The following MATI programs are conducted by Capilano University in partnership with the Local Government Management Association of British Columbia, through the MATI Faculty Committees:

  • MATI Advanced Communication Skills for Local Government Professionals - Being held virtually in 2021 over 6 weeks
  • MATI Managing People in Local Government Organizations - Being held virtually in 2021 over 6 weeks  
  • MATI Leadership in Local Government Organizations - Still to be confirmed for October 2021
  • MATI Community Planning in Local Government Organizations  - Not being held in 2021
  • MATI Successful CAO - Still to be confirmed for November 2021
  • Corporate Officer Bootcamp - Being held virtually in 2021 over seven weeks

Scholarship Available:

MFA –Jim Craven Travel Subsidy: This fund provides assistance with travel costs and is awarded based on an organization's financial need. Union of BC Municipalities Commutative Scholarship

The purpose of this Scholarship program is:

(a) To provide financial assistance to persons working in local government who are pursuing courses leading to certification from the Board of Examiners;
(b) To provide financial assistance to persons working in local government who wish to upgrade their professional skills through enrollment in post-secondary courses of study and/or attendance at workshops or seminars relating to local government administration

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