Executive Development Programs for Public Managers
The following links go to web sites for executive development programs designed for public managers. If you are aware of any excellent programs that are not listed here, please contact us and we will be happy to add it to the list.
- Excellence in Government Fellows Program, custom courses, and specific leadership curriculum for various job specialties (e.g. acquisition, HR, IT, and financial management professionals). The year-long Excellence in Government Fellows Program includes some classroom instruction, executive coaching, benchmarking, and networking with executives from other agencies. It is structured in a way that promotes immediate on-the-job application of the course material in order to facilitate leadership learning and achieve real results at the same time. The program primarily targets high-potential GS-14s and GS-15s, but exceptional GS-13s may also apply.
curriculum for public leaders. The formal
programs are only one
part of a system of learning which includes a community of practice,
on-site consulting, and coaching. Courses are delivered on-site
and can be designed and tailored to meet the needs of your organization.
Some of the offerings include:
Systems Thinking, Achieving results with Organizations that Learn,
Leadership Through Productive Conversation,
Managing Your Time as a Leader,
Strategies for Facilitative Leaders, and
Succeed in Any Conditions Using After Action Reviews. Contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to schedule one of these
programs on-site. Also check out the Public Sector Consortium's
systems thinking analysis of public leadership,
The Leadership Dilemma in a Democratic
System Power" by Power lab founder Barry Oshry.