Course Overview

The MPA Public & Nonprofit Management Academy is a professional development program intended for supervisors and high-potential staff working in the government and nonprofit sectors. The focus during the 3-day program is on key skills needed for management success in the unique environment of government and/or nonprofit and integrates concepts provided by MPA faculty from UNC Charlotte with practical knowledge  and experience from local community leaders. 

For session information please visit MPA Public & Nonprofit Management Academy

Key Topics:
  • Leading and Managing in a Government and Nonprofit Context
  • Setting Goals and Achieving Outcomes
  • The Power of Data for Public Managers


  • Ethical and leadership challenges, including working with elected officials and boards
  • How to set goals, measure outcomes, and evaluate success
  • Strategies for securing resources in a competitive environment
  • How to manage projects and work collaboratively
  • Understanding cutting-edge theory and how to apply it in practice
  • Developing a new network of professional contacts

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