Custom Courses

Tailoring Success

The KU Public Management Center provides the organizations of Kansas and its public sector professionals with tools for achieving and managing successful work environments. Depending on your needs, we are happy to customize training for you.


  • Designed to meet the needs of specific organizations, departments, or units
  • Can range from part-day to multi-day according to your group's needs
  • Provided the location of your choice (with a minimum number of people)


One of our most popular courses is our Supervisory Leadership Training course - click below to read more:

Other examples of Customized Courses include:

  • Accountability
  • Building a Strengths-Based Workplace
  • Business Etiquette
  • Business Writing
  • Coaching and Motivation
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Customer Service in the Public Sector
  • Decision Making in Tough Times
  • Delegation
  • Dynamics of Conflict
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • Efficiency, Adaptation, and Trust
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Employee Engagement
  • Ethics
  • Generations in the Workplace
  • Handling Difficult Conversations
  • Human Resources Policies for Supervisors
  • Introduction to Budget
  • Knowledge Management
  • Leadership and Learning Organizations
  • Leadership Styles
  • Leading Diverse Teams
  • Making Your Life Work: Organizing & Balancing Work & Home
  • Managing Up
  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Networking Skills
  • Performance Management and Evaluation
  • Social Media Engagement in the Public Sector
  • Strategic Budgeting
  • Strengths Deployment Inventory
  • StrengthsFinder: Putting Your Strengths to Work
  • Succession Planning
  • Teamwork in Organizations
  • Tools to Understand and Overcome Resistance to Change
  • Transitions and Change
  • Working Effectively with Elected Officials

Courses are offered when minimum enrollment numbers are met. All courses are also available on a contract basis or as a conference or retreat speech.

Program Accessibility: We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 785-864-6864 to discuss your needs at least two weeks before the start of the program if possible.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access,, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY.

Cancelation and Refund Policy: Please make sure that you understand our cancellation and refund policy.

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