GovExec Leadership Academy

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Over 10,000 government leaders and counting! The GovExec Leadership Academy includes innovative, completely online programs created to equip frontline government professionals with practical leadership skills to deliver results for their organizations and communities. 

Each Academy course is built around interactivity and community, while retaining the convenience of self-paced learning. The programs are guided by expert moderators to help keep participants on track, and a world-class faculty of prominent public, private, and academic sector leadership deliver engaging and thought-provoking sessions.

Explore The GovExec Leadership Academy Courses

We offer specific start dates throughout the year, contact us to learn more and get started!

What to Expect

Unlike other distance learning programs that emphasize solo work, the GovExec Leadership Academy is built around interactivity and community. It's intentionally flexible to accommodate busy government work schedules with self-paced learning on a virtual platform accessible from anywhere. 

Each course is broken into weekly modules that consist of independent activities, a 1 hour breakout group discussion, and a 30 minute live webinar event facilitated by a Ph.D. leadership coach. All webinars are recorded, so don't worry if you miss one.


"The course was engaging and filled with practical tools for those who value excellence in leadership. The fact that I will have lifetime access to this material is amazing. The strategies shared are timeless." - Graduate, Department Manager 

"The program has provided me with a rich library of leadership concepts, approaches, and practices that I can draw from going forward. I found it especially rewarding to meet regularly with colleagues in a small group setting to share ideas and experiences and to learn from them." - Graduate, Planning Specialist

Meet The Academy Faculty

Learn from the most accomplished leaders. The curriculum content is proven know-how based on the experiences of our world-class faculty of prominent public, private and academic sector leaders, the most accomplished executives, coaches, and thought leaders. The result is relevant, relatable, and immediately actionable material that serves as a leadership field guide.