Public Sector Cohort 1 – Starting April 2014

Each track–nonprofit, state and local government, and public safety–requires 300 contact hours of courses. Of the 300 contact hours, 200 contact hours must be in core competency courses as it applies to the track and 100 contact hours are specific to the track.

Program Orientation

Leadership Style and Personal Productivity
Understanding Your Leadership Style
Ethics for Public Managers
Managing Multiple Priorities
Effective Delegation and Coaching
Time Management Best Practices
Information Technology Update and Microsoft Office 2010 Software Tools

Managing Others
Leading from the Middle
Public Personnel Management: A Legal Framework
Managing and Promoting Diversity

Leading Teams – Working Across Boundaries
Building and Leading Teams
Conflict Management and Effective Negotiation

Using Data to Improve Organizational Effectiveness
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Data Based Decision Making
Program Evaluation

Managing Public Funds
Public Sector Budgeting and Finance
Procurement and Contracting in the Public Sector
Grant Management

Communication and Promotion
Effective Professional Writing
Presentations Skills for Public Managers
Effective and Appropriate Use of Social Media
Marketing and Branding

In the Public Interest
The Legislative Process
Administrative Law Overview

Final Project
Strategic Management in the Public Sector
Effective Performance Measurement
Project Management
Lean process
Innovation in the Public Sector
Final Project Work Sessions (5)
Final Project Presentation