Cohort 4 (Local, State, Federal Government and Nonprofit) – Program Dates 2015-2016


Note: While the program dates are set, the order of course delivery may change to accommodate instructor scheduling conflicts.

Date Course
January 21, 2015 Program Overview
January 28, 2015 Understanding Your Leadership Style Session 1
January 29, 2015 Understanding Your Leadership Style Session 2
January 30, 2015 Nonprofit Governance and Management: A Legal Framework (Nonprofit group only)
February 19, 2015 Public Sector Ethics
February 20, 2015 Personality Style and Effectiveness
March 12, 2015 Information and Technology Update and Microsoft Office 2010 Software Tools
March 13, 2015 Managing Multiple Priorities (AM)
Effective Delegation and Coaching (PM)
April 22, 2015 Effective Performance Measurement
April 23, 2015 Strategic Management in the Public Sector
April 24, 2015 Project Management
May 28, 2015 Lean process
May 29, 2015 Lean process
June 17, 2015 Capstone Project Work session 1* (AM)
Leading from the Middle (PM)
June 18, 2015 Innovation in the Public Sector
June 19, 2015 Lean process
July 22, 2015 Public Personnel Management: A Legal Framework (Government group only)
Nonprofit Personnel Management (Nonprofit group only)
July 23, 2015 Managing and Promoting Diversity in the Public Sector
July 24, 2015 Building and Leading Teams
September 24, 2015 Conflict Management and Effective Negotiation session 1
September 25, 2015 Capstone Project Work session 2*
October 21, 2015 Conflict Management and Effective Negotiation session 2
October 22, 2015 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (AM)
Data Based Decision Making (PM)
October 23, 2015 Program Evaluation session 1
November 18, 2015 Procurement and Contracting in the Public Sector (Government group only)
Procurement in the Nonprofit Sector (Nonprofit group only)
November 19, 2015 Public Sector Budgeting and Finance (Government Group only)
Revenue Strategies in Nonprofits (Nonprofit group only)
November 20, 2015 Financial Literacy and Leadership for Nonprofit Managers (Nonprofit group only)
December 17, 2015 Program Evaluation session 2
December 18, 2015 Grant Management
January 27, 2016 Capstone Project Work session 3*
January 28, 2016 Effective Professional Writing
January 29, 2016 Presentation Skills for Public Managers
February 25, 2016 Effective and Appropriate Use of Social Media
February 26, 2016 Marketing and Branding
March 24, 2016 Capstone Project Work session 4*
March 25, 2016 Administrative Law Overview (Government group only)
Nonprofit Advocacy (Nonprofit group only)
April 20, 2016 The Legislative Process
April 21, 2016 Capstone Projects Presentation and Graduation
* The Capstone sessions are delivered throughout the program cycle

Classes are offered during the day between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm. The program dates are subject to change.