The Candidate Development School is designed to build on our Campaign Management School. The program helps develop potential candidates and community activists to run for office successfully by building a grassroots organization. The Candidate Development School focuses on your personal and political preparation for a future career as an elected official and community leader.
Ideal attendees for the Candidate Development School are candidates and senior campaign staff involved at the local or state level. Winning campaigns are 90% preparation and 10% perspiration. This training will provide you give you the knowledge to make a difference on a political or legislative campaign.
The Candidate Development School will teach you proven methods used by winning campaigns.
Attendees will learn how to:
• Decide if they are ready to run • Organize a campaign staff and structure • Raise funds • Communicate with voters • Work with the media • Manage a crisis • Win!
Sample Lectures Include:
• Are You Ready to Run? • How to File and Become a Candidate • Fundamentals of Leadership • Reserching your opponents • Attributes of Effective Candidates • Making and Keeping the Right Contacts