Training Classes Available to Public Managers

Current Courses of Interest:

American Management Association
Corpedia Education
2020 N Central Ave., #1050
Phoenix, Az 85004
Phone: 877-629-8724
Corpedia is a web-based eLearning provider that develops interactive business management training and legal compliance training for corporations.

Carnegie Bosch Institute
Graduate School of Industrial Admin
Posner Hall, Room 341
Carnegie Mellon University
Frew and Tech Streets
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890
Phone: 412-268-7812
The Institute funds a series of research projects and conferences focused on improving the management of international corporations.

Columbia Business School
Political Science Department
International Affairs Building
420 West 118th St, Floor 7
New York, NY 10027
Phone: 212-854-3646
Department of Political Science provides advanced training in the discipline of political science to students whose career goals include university teaching and advanced research.

Center for Creative Leadership
One Leadership Place
P.O. Box 26300
Greensboro, NC 27438-6300
Phone: 336.545.2810
The Center for Creative Leadership develops classes designed specifically to teach high-potential managers and executives how to work more effectively with others.

GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association)
203 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2700
Chicago, IL 60601-1210
Phone: (312) 917-6104
GFOA is the leading organization serving the needs of state, provincial, and local government finance practitioners in the United States and Canada.

Harvard Business School
Course Consultants
Harvard Business School
Executive Education Programs
Soldiers Field
Boston, Massachusetts 02163
Phone: 800-HBS-5577
Harvard Business School Executive Education programs strengthen the leadership capacity of individuals and their organizations

Harvard Law School
Program for Negotiation at Harvard Law School
55 William Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Phone: (781) 239-1111
Put most simply, PON is working to change the way people, organizations, and nations resolve their disputes — shifting the process from “win-lose” outcomes to “all-gain” solutions

Haas School of Business
University of California, Berkeley
Haas School of Business
Center for Exec Development
2220 Piedmont Ave, Room S-460
Berkeley, CA 94720-1900
Phone: 510-642-4735
The Berkeley Executive Program is designed for senior executives who have significant general management or functional responsibilities and who may be substantially affected by global competition and change.

Institute of Configuration Management
P.O. Box 5656
Scottsdale, AZ 85261-5656
Phone: 480-998-8600
CM is the process of managing products, facilities and processes by managing their requirements, including changes, and assuring conformance in each case

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
777 North Capitol Street, NE
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-289-4262
ICMA has provided technical and management assistance, training, and information resources to its members and the local government community.

Stanford Executive Education 
Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
Phone: 650.723.3341
Providing research-based, globally relevant frameworks for addressing the issues faced every day by senior executives.

Texas A&M University
George Bush School of Government and Public Service
Texas A&M University
1098 Allen Building
4220 TAMU
College Station, Texas 77843-4220
Phone: Phone: (979) 862-3469
The Bush School Leadership Program is an innovative approach for providing Bush students with opportunities to develop skills critical for public service leadership

Texas Municipal League
1821 Rutherford Lane, #400
Suite 400
Phone: 512-231-7400
An organization of local government professionals dedicated to promoting the highest standards of governance, service, leadership, ethics, and education
Austin, TX 78754

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department of Public Administration, College of Urban Planning & Public Affairs
e-Government Online Certificate Program
Phone: 312-355-0423
Make effective use of government technology to achieve results with the University of Illinois at Chicago’s e-Government online certificate program. This certificate is earned upon successful completion of three (of five available) courses. Depending on how you tailor the program, you will gain an understanding of how new technologies impact the organization, general and project management practices, geographic information systems (GIS), database management and Web design, and technology policies.

University of Michigan Business School
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
440 Lorch Hall
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220
Phone: (734) 764-0453
Interdisciplinary in nature, with a strong emphasis on analytic skills, designed to prepare the student to work effectively in the increasingly complex world of policy analysis and public management.

University of Texas at Austin
Lyndon B. Johnson School
of Public Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin
P.O. Box Y
Austin, TX 78713-8925
Phone: 512.471.4962
E-mail: (Dean)
Provide graduate training in public policy and administration and to improve the quality of governance of public institutions by preparing graduate students for careers in public service.

University of Virginia
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
2400 Old Ivy Road
P.O. Box 40026
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4206
SEI Information Contact:
Molly Harlow, SEI Coordinator
Phone: 434-982-5514
Fax: 434-982-5536
LEAD Information Contact:
Carmie Rodriguez, LEAD Program Coordinator
Phone: 434-243-5031
Fax: 434-982-5536
Through our programs, the Senior Executive Institute (SEI) and the Leading, Educating and Developing Program (LEAD) of the Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia offers an integrated approach to professional development for local government leaders and managers. Senior Executive Institute (SEI) and Leading, Educating and Developing (LEAD) programs.

Virginia Tech/VLGMA Local Government Management Certificate Program Online
Information Contact:
Stephanie Davis, Professor of Practice and Online Program Coordinator
Phone: 804-980-5549
The Virginia Local Government Management Association (VLGMA in partnership with the faculty and administration of Virginia Tech is launching a new, online (asynchronous) version of its award winning, master’s level program, the Graduate Certificate in Local Government Management. The Certificate is designed to prepare the next generation of local government managers for top level executive positions as the “Baby Boomers” retire and leave a significant number of vacant positions.


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