Learning Objectives

Students in Inside State and Local Government: Leadership and Public Affairs will…

  1. develop a general understanding of the roles and responsibilities of state and local governments within the context of “American federalism,”
  2. learn the basics of contemporary public management, public leadership, and intergovernmental relations,
  3. grow your understanding of local government through direct experiential learning,
  4. interact with other learners who share an interest in public management and public leadership; inside state and local government,
  5. identify some of the opportunities for students interested in public management and leadership careers.