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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

Customer Service Excellence (April 20)

Management Development Program - Austin (May 4-6)

Systems Thinking (May 4-5)

Management Development Program - Houston (May 12-14)

County Auditors Institute (May 12-15)

Strategies for High Impact Presentations (May 18-19)

Basic Public Purchasing (May 19-20)

Working It Out (May 20-21)




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