State Training

State employees can take their knowledge and leadership skills to the next level through the Institute's many state training programs, from professional development programs that cover a broad array of financial, legislative, and special topics, to certification programs in leadership and management.

State Government Leadership Development

Contact: Michael Hourihan,; 404.463.6803

State agencies and other organizations seeking to develop the talent of their current leaders and maximize the potential of up-and-comers turn to the Institute of Government to design and deliver customized leadership development programs. The Institute can create agency-specific programs that enhance the knowledge and skills relevant to employees in today's dynamic government setting.

The Institute of Government leadership development programs can help state agencies deploy a skilled workforce, improve service to the public, and be proactive in succession planning. The Institute of Government provides a variety of courses, 360-assessment, and group or individual coaching to address the unique needs of specific agencies and departments.

Agencies can offer the following programs to their employees through the Institute of Government or work with the Institute to tailor a curriculum to their needs.

Middle Manager Program
Front Line Leadership Program
Introduction to Leadership

The Institute also has a number of agency-specific leadership development programs.

Department of Corrections Leadership Institute
Department of Corrections Advanced Management Training
Department of Labor EXCEL Leadership Program

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