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Office of Professional Development Learning Confidence Excellence

Continuous improvement is a mindset of effective leaders.

Each year, thousands of leaders develop and enhance their skills through the professional development services provided by the Office of Professional Development at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. From practical, real-world leadership and executive development programs to executive coaching to technical skills building trainings and  full-service planning for conferences and educational events, our professional staff can assist you to meet the specific needs of your group.

Please contact us to schedule a time to discuss the results you want and how we might assist you and your organization.

Upcoming Events

Management Development Program - Austin (June 1-3)

Public Purchasing Law (June 2-3)

Strategic Planning (June 4-5)

Senior Management Program (June 8-12 - Pt. 1; July 15-17 - Pt. 2)

Write to the Point (June 9-10)

Management Development Program - San Antonio (June 15-17)

Advanced Public Purchasing - Contract Price & Cost Analysis and Contract Negotiation Strategies (June 16-17)

Forecasting and Budgeting Essentials (June 18)

Management Development Program - McAllen (June 23-25)

Customer Service Excellence (June 26)

Project Management (June 29-30)

Internal Controls Workshop (June 30)




Governor’s Center for Management Development

Practical leadership/management training and development, keynotes, conference presentations, facilitation, executive coaching.

Office of Conferences & Training

Educational conference development and planning services, institutes, technical trainings (accounting, finance, writing, purchasing, etc.), and programs for public office holders.

International Programs

Austin and around the world