Learn about our newly redesigned program

Overview

Housed in the Virginia Institute of Government (VIG), SEI offers top local government executives and department directors of large localities strategies and hands-on techniques to skillfully navigate the complex and fast-changing world of local government. Our program consists of a two-week course taught by subject matter experts and local government practitioners focused on creating well-equipped, agile, and high performing local governments.

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Program Information

We help local government leaders develop efficient organizations and envision brighter futures for their communities.

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Plan Your Visit

For program participants, we have included all travel details in one place, including transportation logistics, hotel stays, and more.

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Upcoming Programs

Explore upcoming Senior Executive Institute (SEI) programs and apply.

SEI TESTIMONIAL

Charlie Bush from Sequium, Washington is a graduate of the Senior Executive Institute, which provided him time for self-reflection, peer feedback, and the chance to learn new techniques that he could apply to improving his organization.

“SEI provides participants an opportunity to take what you’ve learned and really impact the culture of an organization.”

ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH VIG

LEADING, EDUCATING, & DEVELOPING

The Leading, Educating, and Developing program builds the capacity of public leaders through an intense one-week course.  

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

The Certification program provides career development and certification opportunities for Treasurers and Commissioners in Virginia. 

CUSTOM TRAINING, COURSES & MORE

The Virginia Institute of Government offers custom professional development programs delivered onsite and general interest courses for leaders at all levels.