• School of Business

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    School of Business
    651-523-2284
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    Hamline Campus
    1536 Hewitt Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Minneapolis Center
    1600 Utica Ave. S.
    St. Louis Park, MN

    Amir Sabbagh
    Graduate Admissions Counselor
    651-523-2548
    asabbagh01@hamline.edu
      
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    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104-1284

  • Public Sector Leadership Institute

    Public sector employees can develop skills that are in high demand by attending the Public Sector Leadership Institute at Hamline University. Participating students will learn from Hamline faculty and lecturers with many years of public sector leadership experience through lecture, discussion, and group activities that give students a chance to practice their skills.

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    Certificate topics 

    • Public Sector Conflict Resolution: A look at resolution models, how elected officials make decisions, and handling public meetings and processes.
    • Strategic Planning: Understanding the process of defining organizational strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating resources to pursue the strategy.
    • Public Sector Decision Making and Leadership Principles: Principles of leadership in the public sector, including check and balance theory, and obligations of elected officials and appointed staff.
    • Coaching, Counseling, Performance Appraisal, and Effective Discipline: Elements of effective use and when to use. Legal requirements under Minnesota employment law, collective bargaining relationships, and due process.
    • Public Sector Communications Strategy and Tactics: Managing constructive meetings, connecting internal capabilities with goals for engaging stakeholders, and public speaking.
    • Managing Change: Effective leadership of organizational change initiatives.

     Program at a glance

    Students who complete the 45 hours of coursework will earn the Leadership Institute certificate from the Hamline School of Business Public Administration program and 4 Continuing Studies credits. The program is deliberately scheduled to span two calendar years so the cost of certification can be spread over two budget cycles. Cost for the program is $1,325.

    Schedule 

    Participants commit to seven 6.5-hour sessions over an eight-month period, starting in September 2014. The class meets on Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A continental breakfast and lunch are included.

    Session 1: September 4, 2014
    Session 2: October 2, 2014
    Session 3: November 6, 2014
    Session 4: January 8, 2015
    Session 5: February 5, 2015
    Session 6: March 5, 2015
    Session 7: April 2, 2015