Rise to Your
Next Leadership Challenge

The mission of the GW Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (GW CEPL) is to develop public leaders who make a positive difference in their organizations, communities, and in the lives of the people they serve. The Center further fulfills its mission by weaving together a combination of academic and practitioner resources to provide rigorous, graduate-level executive education, grounded in the realities of public sector leadership and management. 




Graduates  of
GW CEPL’s executive education programs


Years of experience providing
world-class leadership development support


Countries reached through our training and coaching services

$52 M

Identified savings for DC Government through our
Lean Six Sigma projects


Nation’s first Executive Coaching Certification, serving UN’s Sustainable Development Goals