Leadership Training

Leadership Training

We offer training to empower the next generation of leaders.

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  • Economic development
  • Forms of municipal government
  • Human resource management
  • Land use, zoning, & ordinances
  • Leadership development
  • Legal issues & procedures
  • Municipal finances
  • Performance management
  • Taxation


State Executive Development Institute

The State Executive Development Institute (SEDI) is an executive style,  graduate level, program offered by The Stennis Institute for over 20 years. The Institute is designed to prepare mid to upper level state and local government executives to be more effective leaders.

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Ready to Run

Ready to Run® is a national network of non-partisan campaign training programs committed to electing more women to public office, and The Stennis Institute serves as the Mississippi R2R Sponsor!

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Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA)

Addressing the projected need for upper-level leaders in Mississippi’s community college system, MCCLA is a robust, nine-month program designed to prepare mid-level administrators in the community college system for the upper-level roles.
Through a partnership with the Mississippi Community College Foundation, the Stennis Institute is a proud sponsor of MCCLA.

For more information on MCCLA please contact:

Dr. John N. Harper
Leadership Development Specialist
(662) 325-3328