Municipal Law II

Expands on some of the top­ics intro­duced in Munic­i­pal Law I, and deep­ens stu­dents’ under­stand­ing of legal con­cepts, sys­tems, and prac­tices asso­ci­at­ed with local author­i­ty administration.

Course at a glance
  • Aimed at individuals who are currently working in positions with greater responsibilities within the local government field, as well as those working toward their Certified Local Government Manager designation.
  • Fully online asynchronous course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Participate in online discussions with peers from all over Canada and expand your professional network.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the different legal requirements and limitations relating to municipal land use controls.
  • Understand the processes relating to access applications and privacy complaints under applicable municipal legislation.
  • Assess the ways in which basic contract principles apply to municipal agreements.
  • Review the legal requirements applicable to municipal financial planning, taxation, and budget process.
  • Compare and review relevant municipal legislation across Canada.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the legal context in which a municipal government operates.
Take note:

  • Municipal Law I (EXLGP 8202) is a prerequisite for this course.
  • All learning materials are provided through eClass.
  • This is one of four core courses required for the NACLAA Level II program.
Currently counts towards:

Applicants intending to enrol in a program are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to lock in their course requirements since they are prone to change.

*If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

When will
this course be offered?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

Course not yet scheduled

This course is not currently scheduled, but may be offered in an upcoming term.

New course schedules are announced each June and November.

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