Foundations of Public Sector management

Lead the change in your community.

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Bringing about sustainable change in your community requires specific management skills.

Prepare to be more self-aware, manage complexity and leverage diverse perspectives with Eller Executive Education's Foundations of Public Sector Management program. This is an experiential and application-focused program, providing you with an opportunity to develop core competencies and skills which are essential for every manager in the highly complex public sector.

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Upskill to Grow Your Career

Public sector professionals are experiencing radical and ongoing change. Major macroeconomic, social, environmental and business trends will bring about a transformation in policies and in the way government agencies are managed. Our Foundations of Public Sector Management program delivers highly relevant local government management training to prepare you for those changes.

Program details are subject to change.


March 6-10, 2023


 in-person; highly interactive


$3,000; group discounts available


upon completion 

Explore Management Competencies

  1. Learn techniques for driving innovation.
  2. Design strategies to increase team effectiveness.
  3. Learn how to extract value from big data.
  1. Discover how to apply an ethical decision-making model.
  2. Manage your professional image and brand.
  3. Persauade stakeholders with engaging presentation design and delivery.


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Prepare today. Manage tomorrow.

Who Should Attend?

This program is created specifically for public sector managers seeking to enhance their leadership skills and organizational management effectiveness. Past participants have included law enforcement and fire service supervisors, managers of local and tribal government, federal and state government managers and supervisors, elected officials, college administrators and board members of public institutions.

What You Will Learn

Our seminars are relevant and interactive. Be prepared for those ah-ha moments. Expert instructors share strategies to help you develop core competencies and skills essential for every manager in the public sector in today's volatile and complex environment. We also provide collaborative learning opportunities and a group Operational Process Improvement project to enhance your ability to work virtually with others. 

Program Sessions

  • Driving Innovation
  • Strategic Communication
  • New Perspectives in Negotiations
  • Team Dynamics
  • Extracting Value from Big Data & AI
  • Ethical Leadership

Your future begins today.

Gain skills you need to manage today and into the future.

Program details subject to change.

In-person programs will follow UArizona face covering and related COVID-19 mitigation requirements in place at time of program.

The information presented in the Foundations of Public Sector Management
program was precisely what I've been looking for as a supervisor
to help me motivate my employees and build a high-functioning team.

Nathan Daoum, City of Tucson



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Corporate partners receive discounts for each participant and we can potentially tailor a capstone project designed to address your current organization's challenges for sending groups of four or more. We can also hold a program at your site or design a leadership program that specifically meets your organization’s needs.

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