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ILG Webinar Videos Library

If you miss a webinar and would like to view it at a later date you can request an online video recording. A personalized online link, username and password is emailed to the attendee and the individual can view the recording at their fingertips! Each individual that would like to view a recording will need to contact ILG to receive a personalized link, username & password. Email Alisha for your request today at alisha.adolf@ndaco.org.

Courses are listed in alphabetical order:

Bidding Your Projects (1.5 ILG Hours) - So you want to undertake a new project at the Courthouse or buy that new fancy grader, well not so fast! Before you make that next big purchase come to this ILG course to find out what legal requirements you must follow.  Presenter: Aaron Birst, NDACo Legal Counsel
• Cost: $50

County Budgeting (1.5 ILG Hours) - Tune into this webinar to learn the fundamentals of putting together a county budget and estimating levy certification. We will also have an update on how to comply with the new budgeting rules and estimated tax statements. Register today and join us for a much anticipated budget presentation! Presenter: Michael Montplaisir, Cass County Auditor
• Cost: $50
Conducting Meetings (1.5 ILG Hours) - Meetings can often get off track and take on a life of their own. This webinar will help you hold professional and efficient meetings by providing you with information about requirements of public meetings, meeting agendas and parliamentary procedure. Aaron will also cover the importance of meeting minutes. Presenter: Aaron Birst, NDACo Legal Counsel
• Cost: $50

Creating Accountability that Works (1.25 ILG Hours) - Research shows that there is a link between the results organizations achieve and the level of accountability being carried out throughout the company. In this webinar participants will learn how they can put accountability into daily action and discover how to cultivate accountability in others.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40

Crucial Conversations for Employee Performance (1.5 ILG Hours) - It is human nature to avoid tough conversations, but the truth is that crucial conversations are a necessary part of a successful organization. In this webinar, participants will learn some tips for handling those difficult conversations that are needed in order to address employee performance issues with confidence and competence.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $50

Dealing with Difficult Personalities (1.25 ILG Hours) - Difficult people or situations exist in every workplace. Knowing how to deal with them effectively is essential. This webinar will help you learn how to identify personality or behavioral characteristics that can make some people difficult to get along with. In turn, you will gain helpful tips and techniques to deal with these individuals in an effective manner.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40

Ethics in County Government (1.5 ILG Hours) -Don't let ethical dilemmas grind you down. Tune into this fun and interactive webinar to put your brain and heart to the test to help guide your decision making into the future to ensure you are ready for the next challenge. Presenter: Aaron Birst, NDACo Legal Counsel
• Cost: $50

Extraordinary Productivity & Time Mastery (1.5 ILG Hours) - Are you struggling to keep up with work? Are you being asked to do more with less? Do you have a list of to-dos you will get to "someday?" Albert Einstein defined insanity as "doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results." This webinar will look at addressing how you can achieve extraordinary productivity and master your time in order to work smarter, not harder. Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40
Focused Job Interviewing for Best Results (1 ILG Hour) - What can you ask and what kinds of questions do you need to avoid when conducting a job interview. How do you structure an interview and how do you organize interview questions to obtain critical information from job candidates. This webinar will explore the concept of behavioral based interview techniques which operates on the premise that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior. It will help organizations establish an interview process that will focus on the strengths and weaknesses of individuals and at the same time maintain legal integrity. Presenter: Chuck Horter, Human Resourses Coordinator, NDACo
• Cost: $35
Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner JANUARY (.5 ILG Hour) - Join us for the January Got 15?! Homestead Credit and Disabled Veterans credit 2017 uploads and 2018 applications will be discussed along with scheduling equalization meetings and how to determine if assessment increases or decreases are needed in the next tax year. Presenters: Office of State Tax Commissioner 
FREE
Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner FEBRUARY (.25 ILG Hour) - In February, the Office of State Tax Commissioner will cover the notice of increase as well as the advertisement requirements for the local equalization meetings. Presenters: Office of State Tax Commissioner 
FREE
Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner MARCH (.25 ILG Hour) - In March we will discuss local board of equalization meetings and minute taking. Presenters: Office of State Tax Commissioner 
FREE
Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner APRIL (.25 ILG Hour) - This month, the Property Tax Division staff will chat about preparation for the county equalization meetings. Presenters: Office of State Tax Commissioner 
FREE
Got 15?! Office of State Tax Commissioner MAY (.25 ILG Hour) - Recap of the abstracts due to the Office of State Tax Commissioner in June. Presenters: Office of State Tax Commissioner 
FREE

Leading from the Heart (1.5 ILG Hours) - Have you ever thought about the kind of leader you are? Are you leading from the heart? Everyone takes their heart to work with them every day, but not everyone is intentional about how thy use this to be the best leader possible. In this webinar participants will explore the key characteristics that successful leaders embrace and employ to become the type of leader people want to follow. Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40

Legislative Process (1.5 ILG Hours) - Like a comet that passes the earth every couple of years, the North Dakota legislature is going to make its return to Bismarck this January. This ILG webinar is designed to cover such topics as: What is the legislative process?; What are some tips for working with legislators?; Where can I get the legislative information I need?; and What legislative issues may lie ahead? Join us for a fun, faced-paced webinar presented by members of "Team County" - the legislative relations specialists of NDACo.  Presenters: Terry Traynor, NDACo Assistand Director & Aaron Birst, NDACo Legal Counsel  "TEAM COUNTY!"
• Cost: $50

Mill Levy Basics (1 ILG Hour) - This course is designed for all county officials! Learn how to use gross dollar budgeting and mill levies to support the services provided by your jurisdiction. Review the mill levy limitation schedule and maximum mill levy worksheets to better understand the information required for the calculation process.  Presenter:  Linda Leadbetter, State Supervisor of Assessments, Office of State Tax Commissioner
• Cost: $35

Motivate & Engage Your Employees (1.25 ILG Hours) - Engagement is one of the primary concerns & challenges facing today's supervisors and managers. Other than the decisions individuals make, supervisors are the most powerful factor in employee motivation and morale. In this webinar, we will review techniques you can use to create an environment that encourages engagement & promotes employee motivation.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40

Necessary Updates to Your Employee Policy Handbook (1 ILG Hour) - This webinar will focus on key employee policies that need to be in place or updated and new policies that should be considered for implementation.  Among the policies that should be given a thorough review or consideration are: Workplace Harassment, Workplace Solicitation Policy, Revisions to Family Medical Leave, Technology, Internet and Computer Usage Policy, Termination Policy Revisions, Code of Conduct, Conflict of Interests and others. It is important that policy manuals be kept current and in compliance with State and Federal Law. The webinar will overview some of the important updates that should be given consideration and a process of how manuals can be updated on an annual basis.  Presenter: Chuck Horter, Human Resources Coordinator, NDACo
• Cost: $35

No Bully Zone (1.25 ILG Hours) - Bullying is not just in the schools anymore. It is becoming a topic that we need to address in our organizations. This webinar explores how “bullying” type behavior can upset the work environment and impact working relationships. Participants will identify the types of bullies in the workplace and techniques to deter the bully’s influence on them and the workplace.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $35

Open Meetings & Open Records (1.5 ILG Hours) - All public entities are subject to the Open Meetings and Open Record laws. Sandra will share with you "need to know" information about these laws.  Presenter: Sandra DePountis, Assistant Attorney General
• Cost: FREE

Positively & Powerfully Navigating Change (1 ILG Hour) - JFK once said that “change is the law of life,” therefore it’s not if change will happen but rather how do we handle change when it does happen. This webinar is designed to improve your understanding of how you react to change and discover a RADICAL approach to successfully navigating through change.  Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $35
Proactive Strategies for Workplace Harassment (1.25 ILG Hours) - Workplace protection for employees has expanded from traditional sexual harassment protection to include other areas of inappropriate behavior. Real life harassment experiences will be shared and how issues were resolved under difficult circumstances. Discussion will be centered around what proactive measures can be put in place to minimize the potential for workplace harassment. Building a culture of respect and providing avenues for people to seek recourse for resolution is critical in building a positive work environment. Presenter: Chuck Horter, NDACo Human Resources Coordinator 
FREE

Professionalism & Etiquette in the Workplace (1.25 ILG Hours) - Have you ever put your foot in your mouth while talking to a coworker? Have you sent an email and then gotten a response you did not expect? This webinar will focus on increasing employees awareness of workplace expectations and office manners. We will explore such topics as email and social media etiquette, effective communication and professional behavior in the workplace. By paying attention to these areas we can build stronger working relationships by getting along with better manners. Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator
• $40

Role of the Commissioner  (1.25 ILG Hours) - This course is designed for all county officials! The role of county commissioner comes with many expectations, but no job manual. Join us for an interactive webinar to learn about the roles of a county commissioner, including specifications of the office required by the ND Century Code. Presenter: Scott Ouradnik, Slope County Commissioner
• Cost: $40

Role of the Recorders' Office (1 ILG Hour) - This course is designed for all county officials! Learn about the important roles & duties of the Recorder's Office. This webinar will also include important deadlines and century code. Get your questions answered & learn just how vital the Recorder's Office is!  Presenter: Ann Johnsrud, McKenzie County Recorder
• Cost: $35

Role of the Treasurers' Office (1 ILG Hour) - This course is designed for all county officials! Learn about the important roles & duties of the Treasurer's Office. This webinar will also include important deadlines and century code. Get your questions answered & learn just how vital the Treasurer's Office is!  Presenter: Noreen Barton, Former Foster County Treasurer
• Cost: $35

Smile & Move-Serving the People Around Us! (1 ILG Hour) - Smile & Move is a reminder to happily serve the people around us. There are 5 ways to smile (wake up, be thankful, be approachable, complain less, smile more) and 4 ways to move (start early and go long, exceed expectations, have a sense of urgency, be resourceful and resilient). Each point is introduced and discussed in order to create a higher level of awareness that encourages training participants to be more positive and action-oriented in their service to others.  Presenter: Dot Frank, BSC Continuing Education, Training & Innovation
• Cost: $35

Stress Less (1.5 ILG Hours) - If there is one condition that describes our lives today it is "stressed out." In fact many of us are getting stressed out over being stressed out. We are overworked, overextended, overwhelmed and overloaded. This webinar will explore the cause of stress and strategies for reducing the stress experienced by all of us in life and while on the job. Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $50

Team Grow: Inspire Your Team to Get Along & Get Stuff Done (1.25 ILG Hours) Does your team bicker endlessly or smile and nod while avoiding the tough issues? Does your team make decisions so slowly that nothing ever gets done or too fast and misses the critical issues that come back to bite you later? Too often, team miscommunication and dysfunction leads to low productivity as well as misery and wasted time. This webinar focuses on how you can transform your team for the better and begin to grow, get along and get stuff done! Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator   
• $40

Tech Tips & Tricks! (1 ILG Hour) - Join us for a fun webinar of tech tips n' tricks from the crew of NRG Technology Services! Presenters: Lonny Bosch-NRG VP; Alan Ibach-NRG Account Manager; Lloyd Nantt-NRG Systems Engineer
• Cost: $35

What's Age Got to Do With It? (1.25 ILG Hours) - Today's workforce is multi-generational and each generation has different ideas about what work means and how to interact with others. This session will provide employees with a deep understanding about the differences of each generation and explore techniques to effectively work with each generation.   Presenter: Dawn Kaiser, Certified HR Professional & Inspirational Educator 
• Cost: $40
Worksite Wellness-Part 1 (1.25 ILG Hours) - Boost your worksite productivity while reducing healthcare costs! This two-part webinar series will review the impact of worksite wellness programs on business performance and healthcare costs, explore various techniques and strategies, and share lessons learned. Presenters: Dr. Terry Dwelle, Former ND State Health Officer; Javayne Oyloe, Upper Missouri District Health Unit; Daphne Clark, Upper Missouri District Health Unit; Ruth Roman, Fargo Cass Public Health; Jeanna Kujava, Pembina County Public Health Dept; Rachel Ramsay, Pembina County Health Dept
• Cost: FREE
Worksite Wellness-Part 2 (1 ILG Hour) - Boost your worksite productivity while reducing healthcare costs! This two-part webinar series will review the impact of worksite wellness programs on business performance and healthcare costs, explore various techniques and strategies, and share lessons learned. Presenters: Chris McInnes, Traill District Health Unit; Katie Johnke, Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health; Allen Anderson, Grand Forks Public Health Dept
• Cost: FREE