GEDP Nomination

The Governor's Executive Development Program (GEDP) is a three-week, intensive educational program for top executives in state agencies and universities. The dates for fall 2014 are: Week 1, September 21-26, in Arlington; Week 2, November 2-6 in Galveston; and Week 3, December 1-4, in Austin. Participants are expected to attend the program in its entirety.

The Governor's Executive Development Program is designed for those with executive level positions and responsibility for charting the strategic direction of their organizations. The general guidelines for eligibility are based on an organization's employee population: 1-100 employees, Executive Directors, Commissioners, Board Chairs, and Board Members; 101-1000 employees, all of the above plus Deputy Directors; 1001+ employees, Top three tiers of management. For universities, Presidents, Chancellors, Regents, Vice-Presidents, Vice-Chancellors, and Deans with substantial management responsibility are all eligible. This is a time-intensive program, the best candidates are those that want to dedicate the time and effort and have an interest in enhancing their leadership capacity.

To ensure consideration for this class, please complete and submit this form and then as soon as possible fax (512-475-8111) or email (gcmd@uts.cc.utexas.edu) an organizational chart which clearly indicates the nominee's area in the organization. Nominations will be forwarded to the Office of the Governor.

Nominee Information:

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Confirmation and Payment
We will send registration confirmation notices as they are accepted. Prior to the program (by September 21st), the fee is $4,900. After September 21st, the fee is $5,400. Checks should be submitted to:

Governor's Center for Management Development
LBJ School of Public Affairs
The University of Texas at Austin
3001 Lake Austin Blvd., Suite 3.306
Austin, Texas 78703-4204

Vendor ID#: 37217217217080
Warrant to be deposited into local funds.

Refund Policy
In the event of a cancellation, please notify us at 512-475-8100. Cancellations must be received by this office in writing five (5) working days prior to the first week of the program to be eligible for a refund.

If you have special accommodation needs due to a disability please contact us at 512-475-8100.

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