The Senior Executive Institute (SEI), Leading Educating and Developing (LEAD),and the Local Government Equity Clinic, housed in the Weldon Cooper Center’s Virginia Institute of Government, build the capacity of local government executives and public leaders in an intense program of courses that develop the skills necessary for effective, high performing, and inclusive local governance.
Senior Executive Institute
A two-week course designed for managers, deputy/assistant managers and department heads in large localities.
Leading Educating and Developing
A one-week course designed for department heads and supervisors.
Local Government Equity Clinic
A free clinic to equip communities with tools to promote good governance, equity, and resiliency
ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH VIG
Custom Training, Courses & More
The Weldon Cooper Center’s Virginia Institute of Government offers a wide array of leadership development opportunities for leaders at all levels.
The Certification program provides career development and certification opportunities for Treasurers and Commissioners in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Through the Wallerstein Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to work in local government and gain hands-on experience in public service work.