Community Indicators for Your Community

Real, lasting community change is built around knowing where you are, where you want to be, and whether your efforts are making a difference. Indicators are a necessary ingredient for sustainable change. And the process of selecting community indicators -- who chooses, how they choose, what they choose -- is as important as the data you select.

The Jacksonville Community Council (JCCI) understands indicators and community change, with more than 25 years of producing the annual Quality of Life Progress Report for Jacksonville and the Northeast Florida region, and two decades of helping other communities develop their own sustainable indicators projects. JCCI consultants give you the information you need to measure progress, identify priorities for action, and assess results.

I'd like to talk with you personally about how we can help. E-mail me at
ben@jcci.org, call (904) 396-3052, or visit CommunityWorks for more information. From San Antonio to Siberia, we're ready and willing to assist.


Monday, October 8, 2007

Developing a Public Sector Balanced Scorecard

The University of Florida Leadership Development Institute is offering trainings on developing a public sector balanced scorecard on November 14, 2007 in Ft. Myers, Florida and December 4, 2007 in Tallahassee, Florida.

The workshop primises to cover how to set proper objectives, link objectives to measures, identify key measures, collect and analyze data, and set targets.

For more information about the workshop, contact the Leadership Development Institute at 800-835-4104 or visit them online at http://leadership.dce.ufl.edu/default.aspx (though I couldn't find seminar registration information at their website).

If you know of other seminars in your area which may be of interest to community indicators practitioners, please drop me a line and we'll share it on the blog.



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