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Data Driven Public
Leadership Certificate 

Next Cohort Beginning May 2, 2024

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  • About the Certificate​​​​

    • Discover the untapped potential of data-driven decision making. This six-week program is your key to mastering and implementing public sector analytics. In this certificate, you will receive the background and tools needed to build systems and processes and inform decisions that will ultimately make their organizations better, faster, and economical. .

  • Certificate Goals ​​​​

    • This certificate provides 6 weeks of pragmatic, applied content aimed at providing you a foundation in analytics and building the skills needed to:

      • Elevate your organization’s capabilities to inform decisions through analytics

      • How to lead objective and data-informed problem solving that focus on impactful results to customers

      • Establish sustainable systems that inform regular operational decisions, budgeting, and key strategic decisions

      • Determine how to identify and use meaningful performance measures

  • Who Should Participate?

    • Current and aspiring leaders and managers in the public sector, especially those in local government, who are looking to start their analytics journey for themselves and/or their organization. 

  • Certificate Logistics 

    • ​The certificate will be a Zoom course for two hours of the week, over the six week training period. The end product for the course will be an action plan to implement analytics in an organization based upon course materials.  Optional resources and reading materials will be provided before each course to supplement the class discussion. 

  • Certificate Pricing

    • $800 Spring 2024 Special Price

    • Standard Price: $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:

  • The certificate will be taught by a public sector leader with years of experience in the field.

  • Greg Useem has over 15 years of expertise and experience leading local government organizations and teams in analytics, performance measurement, and budgeting.  Since 2012, he has been the Director of the Office of Performance Analytics, and the Chief Performance Officer for the City of Alexandria, Virginia.  Greg is also the Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Mid-Atlantic Statnet, a consortium of governments working to further the state of data-driven government.  Greg Useem earned his Bachelor's degree from Lynchburg College and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

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