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Municipal Management Academy (MMA)

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The Municipal Management Academy is designed for experienced managers and supervisors who want to become more effective, as well as those who have been recently appointed to supervisory positions in municipal government. The course sessions are easily adapted for groups of different sizes and levels of experience and skill. The program serves as basic management training for the new manager or as a refresher course for the experienced manager.

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Training Calendar

Virtual open enrollment: Fall 2020 - This class is full! Contact Doug Brown to be put on a waiting list. 

Virtual Municipal Management Academy Level I (view flyer)
We are pleased to offer a virtual option for Municipal Management Academy Level I in fall 2020. The program covers eight live, virtual sessions and eight hours of online learning content. Program dates run September to December. The cost of the program is $410 and includes all live sessions, online learning content, and a work styles assessment. All cities are welcome to register.


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  • Municipal Management Academy (MMA) Level I and II certificates are awarded to participants who complete all of the required sessions in the respective curricula.
  • Each level requires completion of eight classes.

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Certificates will be awarded to participants after completion of each level.


speech bubble icon What Our Customers Say About MMA

  • "This program helps our managers and supervisors do a more effective job and be more efficient."
  • "Our employees felt this program was so beneficial that we've decided to hold another session for other supervisors."
  • "This class has resulted in improved productivity and professionalism in the workplace. I'm getting nothing but positive responses from all students."
  • "Some of the group exercises force us out of our comfort zones, but they allow us to learn practical principles we can apply in the work place as well as in our personal lives."
  • "I like these classes!"

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Sarah Curtis, Training and Development Consultant (615) 253-6385 (Middle Tennessee Region)
Yolanda Dillard, Training and Development Consultant, (901) 619-7019 (West Tennessee Region)
Johanna Owenby, Training and Development Consultant, (865) 974-9858 (East Tennessee Region)
Doug Brown, Training and Development Coordinator, (865) 974-9140 (East Tennessee Region)
Sheila Figgins, Training and Development Coordinator, (615) 733-0603 (Middle & West Tennessee Regions)