The Virginia Institute of Government (VIG) assists in building governance capacity and developing dynamic leaders at all levels. VIG offers leadership development through the Senior Executive Institute (SEI) and LEAD, certification for Treasurers and Commissioners of the Revenue, and customized training programs. Local governments can access a range of services, including the ASKVIG inquiry service and consultation services. 

SEI and LEAD are offering a virtual program on September 13 & 14. Balancing Leadership is a two-day immersive experience with an updated combination of LEAD and SEI’s most critical and relevant topics with timely additions designed to help any local government leader navigate these challenging times.


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SEI & LEAD Programs

The Senior Executive Institute and Leading, Educating & Developing offer leadership development programs.

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VIG provides career development and certification opportunities for Treasurers and Commissioners in Virginia.

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Support & Engagement

VIG supports Virginia localities through a range of services and offers additional benefits to VIG members.

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for leadership development, certification programs, and more


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SEI and LEAD programs have been redesigned to meet the needs of today's leaders. Learn more and apply.





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VIG members enjoy a range of benefits including discounts on leadership development programs and access to local government experts. Contact Jennifer Nelson to become a VIG member.