Professional Development Programs

Participants in the Summer 2012 Senior Leader Program discuss leadership at Mana
Participants in the Summer 2012 Senior Leader Program discuss leadership at Manassas Battlefield.


At the Center for Excellence in Public Leadership, we teach federal managers how to become leaders. 

Whether you are a new manager looking to develop your leadership skills or a senior leader preparing to join the Senior Executive Service, we can help prepare you.  We offer a variety of courses that will help you enhance your abilities and advance your career.

  • Individual courses are tailored to specific GS-levels
  • Each course is grounded in the Office of Personnel Management’s Executive Core Qualifications.
  • Courses are taught by scholar-practitioners with a combination of leadership expertise and government experience.
  • Courses are offered throughout the year- in both residential and non-residential formats.