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Leading Organizational Advancement

The Center for Management Strategies helps local government managers identify and implement leading practices that can address organizational efficiency and effectiveness. The Center delivers the latest research and validated techniques through quality educational programming and expert technical assistance that help local governments deliver high-quality products and services that are valued by their stakeholders.    

Our leading practice work

The Center for Management Strategies offers leading practice education, training, and technical assistance in the areas of:

  • High-Performance Organization Strategies
  • Priority-Based Budgeting
  • Civic Engagement
  • Data-Driven Communities
  • Collaborative Service Delivery
  • Process Improvement.

The Center will soon be delivering products and services in the leading practice area of collaborative service delivery, capitalizing on partnerships with organizations and service providers that are leaders in this area.  

Our partnerships

Collaboration is the core concept behind the Center for Management Strategies. From our enhanced research work with the Alliance For Innovation and Arizona State University, to our collaboration with leading practice service providers, the Center's partners can deliver the education and technical assistance you need to implement innovative strategies and produce the performance results you seek.


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To receive a free consultation on how the Center for Management Strategies can assist you and your local government, e-mail tmcgalliard@icma.org.

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