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Strategic Performance Management Certificate

New Cohort coming soon!

  • About the Certificate

  • Who Should Participate?

  • Course Pricing

    • $1,250 per Student

    • $1,100 for Government/Non-Profit employees

    • Register 3 or more students from the same organization and receive 20% off! Please contact for more information. 

About the Instructor:

Stuart Grifel MBA, MPA

  • Brianna Sunryd serves as the Director of Communications and Civic Innovation, as well as the Community Participation Officer for the Town of Amherst, MA. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst concentrating on Communications and International Relations. She recently completed a Master of Public Policy at the School of Public Policy at UMass Amherst focusing on digital governance. Brianna has worked in municipal government communications and technology for 10 years and previously worked for the City of Worcester. She is the co-chair of the ICMA Digital Strategies Committee, Founding President of the ICMA UMass Student Chapter highlighting local government as a career option for students and a recent graduate of the Leadership Institute for Political and Public Impact.In 2020 she received an Excellence in Technology award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for business process improvements in the Town of Amherst and a MIIA Innovation Award for improving employees' access to wellness programs through digitization. Recently featured in the Mass Town Careers campaign, she is also a frequent presenter on topics of civic technology to academic groups and professional organizations. In 2022, she was named a top local government influencer, receiving the Trager Award from ELGL and named one of five Women to Know in Local Government by the ICMA.  Brianna serves on the Massachusetts Municipal Association’ Women Leading Government Committee and is the chair of their Program & Development Committee. 

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