Governments seeking assistance with their economic development activities turn to us for specialized services such as research, technical assistance and training. We can help provide the building blocks for your community’s overall economic development efforts.
Every government organization needs a plan to guide its use of resources including employee time and use of funds. We help governments develop their strategic plans and identify the implementation steps necessary to achieve their goals.
Whether a government wants to ensure that its employees are being paid in line with current standards, carry out an executive search or establish up-to-date promotional testing, our human resources management faculty are ready to offer expertise and experience that can help.
Promoting excellence in government means helping governments and community leaders lay a foundation for economic growth and job creation. Our workforce development services range from customized technical assistance to training and professional development.
We offer economic development professionals, development authority and downtown development authority board members, chambers of commerce, and government officials across Georgia an opportunity to participate in training courses that focus on subjects critical to economic development.
Promoting excellence in government means helping governments and community leaders lay a foundation for economic growth and job creation. We provide training and professional development as part of our workforce development services.
Board of education members can enhance their leadership skills and knowledge of school governance through a six-module training program. The program fulfills the annual training requirements set by the Georgia Department of Education.
The goal of the Public Service and Outreach (PSO) Graduate Assistantship Program is to grow the number of graduate assistantships in the PSO units while giving UGA graduate students more opportunities to participate in research and public service and outreach endeavors.
Welcome to the Carl Vinson Institute of Government’s website. Read a special message from Institute of Government Director Laura Meadows. Learn more about how the Institute of Government serves Georgia's state and local government needs.
The Institute of Government employs more than 150 faculty and staff who assist public officials in serving citizens in Georgia and throughout the world. Our team has a passion for public service and we are committed to promoting excellence in government.