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CTG's Leadership Institute Seasonal Intensive Program

CTG's Leadership Institute Seasonal Intensive Program provides a unique opportunity to experience CTG’s Leadership Institute by participating in one or multiple courses around a single theme in an intensive one week session. The courses offered in the intensives, like all courses in the CTG LI, provide participants with cutting edge insights about public sector innovation based on CTG’s award winning research and practice experience. Courses provide leaders with insights gained by CTG, and our invited experts, through their engagements with governments throughout the world as they work to use data and technology in innovative ways to address some of the world’s more pressing public problems.

Courses are held in Albany, New York at CTG offices. Each course must be registered for separately. For more information, contact the Program Office at
Spring Intensive

21st Century Leader: Impact & Opportunity
Learn about the ways that information strategies and management approaches affect governmental functions, democratic processes, and public programs & and what you can do to mitigate challenges.
Instructors: Theresa A. Pardo, PhD and Donna S. Canestraro, MS, PMP
May 2-3, 2017
Cost: $1,500
Registration is now closed

Timeless Lessons in Creating Public Value: Voices from the Field
Learn how you can innovate successfully and avoid the pitfalls many of your predecessors have fallen into in this one-day, first-hand inside look into the insights CTG has gathered over more than 23 years of research and working with government agencies as they strive to solve pressing public problems.
Instructor: Theresa A. Pardo, PhD
May 4, 2017
Cost: $950
Registration is now closed

Summer Intensive

Dynamics of Opening Government Data
Learn key concepts and open government principles so that you can guide your organization in creating and evolving your open data program to maximize access and use of your agency’s data assets.
Instructor: Donna S. Canestraro, PMP
June 15, 2017
Cost: $950
Registration is now closed

Visualizing Your Data: A Program Manager's Perspective
Learn about the importance and impact of data visualizations in your decision process and how to communicate with technical staff in creating the appropriate visualizations for your needs.
Instructor: Jim Costello, PhD
June 15, 2017
Cost: $450
Registration is now closed

Open Data Policy & Management 101
Learn open data key principles and policies, how to identify high value data, and essential steps to developing your own data program.
Instructor: Laura Manley (Center for Open Data Enterprise)
July 11, 2017
Cost: $950
Registration is now closed