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Chart Your Leadership Journey

How We Can Help You

The Center for Public Leadership and Governance (CPLG) equips public officials with the knowledge and skills they need to lead and govern their organizations and communities. We create and share leadership knowledge that matters.

Who are you?

CPLG for Public Service Professionals

It takes passion and commitment to choose a career in public service. We’re here to support your leadership development every step of the way.

CPLG for Elected Officials

You don’t govern alone. Gain skills to lead and manage change in your community, whether you are a newly elected or an experienced elected official.


What are your leadership development goals?

Whether you are looking to develop your own leadership skills, strengthen your team’s collective capacity, execute an organizational strategy, or engage more effectively with your community, we have something to offer you.

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About Us: We equip public officials with the knowledge and skills they need to lead and govern their organizations and communities. Read More »

Courses: Our wide array of offerings are designed to educate, connect and inspire current and emerging public leaders. Read More »

Learn Now: Wherever you are in NC, our online learning modules, do-it-yourself templates, and online resources help you develop the skills you need at your own pace and in your own learning style.  Read More »

Research & Publications: Our faculty create and share knowledge that benefits our public organizations and communities and advances the field of public leadership and governance. Read More »

Services: We provide customized services that help you create and sustain lasting change through strategic planning, organizational development, facilitation, leadership assessments, and executive coaching. Read More »

News & Insights: Stay up to date on the latest topics and research that our faculty are engaged in, as well as what your peers across the state are up to. Read More »

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