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Center for Governmental Studies Services

Innovation is all around us. The world is changing rapidly, and communities must stay on top of emerging trends and new approaches. At the same time, understanding historical trends in government, associations, leadership and training allows for a holistic understanding of the benefits and challenges of innovation. For over 50 years, NIU's Center for Governmental Studies has combined experience with the latest research and current best practices to support local government and nonprofit leaders.

We provide a wide range of services, including:  

  • Civic association support and management.
  • Public management technical assistance.
  • Organizational studies, development and redesign.
  • Leadership and governance training and coaching.
  • Survey research.
  • Community and economic development.
  • Workforce development and economic analysis.
  • Data informatics and analysis.

Contact us to talk about innovation, your community, your challenges and how we can help.

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