Government

Overview

Government Programs

State and local governments provide their constituents with vital services that may not be available otherwise, such as transportation, public safety, healthcare, education, utilities, and courts. Professional and service occupations account for more than half of all jobs.  State and local governments are among the largest employers in the economy.

The College of Continuing Education at Sacramento State offers contract and corporate education to public agencies across the state. Let our experts help strengthen your workforce and be your partner in education.

Certificate Sacramento7 months

Leadership for the Government Executive

Overview

Successful government leaders will be those who know how to embrace and implement positive government transformation and build cross-functional, inter-jurisdictional relationships. These relationships will be key building blocks for our future leaders. Leadership for the Government Executive expands the practical application of the skills required to achieve success in today’s changing business climate.

Student Success Story

Steve Taketa
Leadership for the Government Executive

Steve Taketa

Leadership for the Government Executive (LGE) reached a milestone in 2017 by celebrating its 25th cohort graduation. Steve Taketa, bureau chief in the California State Controller’s Office, was among the graduates and credits LGE for making him a better boss.

He shares his experience in this video.

Student Success Story

George Lolas
Leadership for the Government Executive

George Lolas began his 26-year state service career in 1987, shortly after receiving his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University. Throughout his rise to leadership he served in accounting, auditing and performance measurement positions before becoming the assistant chief for local operations for the California State Controller’s Office Division of Accounting and Reporting.

Certificate Sacramento5 months

Leadership for the Government Manager

Overview

The next generation of successful government leaders will be individuals who can embrace and implement transformation and build cross-functional interagency relationships. Leadership for the Government Manager brings to life important senior-level managerial concepts such as delivering results and understanding the budget and legislative processes, as well as collaborating across agency and department lines.

Certificate Sacramento5 months

Leadership for the Government Supervisor

Overview

Successful government supervisors will be individuals who can embrace and implement transformation and build cross-functional interagency relationships. Leadership for the Government Supervisor challenges senior-level supervisors to supervise across generations, collaboratively solve problems, resolve conflict, foster a service culture mindset, and motivate individuals to engage in organizational change efforts. The program also addresses their role in key challenges such as workforce development and succession planning.