GovEx Academy


GovEx Academy is the only training center designed and dedicated to improving data skills for the public sector workforce. Our courses focus on empowering public sector leaders and staff sector to manage, use, and communicate with data for public impact. 

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The ability to use data is of increasing importance for the public sector. But staying on the cutting edge of the ever-evolving fields of data and analytics can be a challenge. GovEx Academy is here to help you stay current on the latest data skills necessary for the workforce. Alongside your government and NGO peers, you’ll be trained using your own data and addressing the problems you face daily.

We work within your schedule by offering a full suite of online course modules that allow you to improve your skills on a flexible schedule. All of our courses are certified by Johns Hopkins University, giving participants the recognition they deserve for building new capabilities to improve public impact. We also develop customized training programs for organizations alongside our government partners to ensure our content is timely, relevant, and practical for on-the-ground practitioners no matter their focus.

Career advancement

As you develop in your career as a government professional, continued learning is the key to expanding your impact and advancement. The world of data is changing fast and our courses can help you stay on the cutting edge to ensure your personal and professional growth. 21st century skills in data management, data analysis, and communicating with data will help set you apart from the field. 

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    Cost and flexibility

    At GovEx Academy, we work within your schedule — offering a full suite of online training which will deepen your skills managing, analyzing, and communicating with data. We offer a range of courses from self-guided data fundamentals to 4-week courses on the most advanced data science techniques. You’ll be trained using your own data and solving the problems you face daily.  Our low-cost courses are open to all public sector employees and courses are offered free to all staff of US cities (with populations over 30,000) which has completed its application for What Works Cities Certification.

    Experienced instructors from Johns Hopkins University

    All GovEx Academy instructors are former public sector employees who understand the demands and intricacies of your work. Our instructors are supported by a team of curriculum designers and developers who are dedicated to offering you the most accessible and readily-applicable trainings.  

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    On-site training with GovEx Academy

    Through GovEx Academy on-site training, we bring the classroom to you and tailor the content to fit your needs. On-site training offers cities a hands-on opportunity to build data usage skills, learn best practices, and interact face-to-face with seasoned experts about the skills critical for 21st Century cities.


    Other Offerings


    Coaching & Technical Assistance

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    Research and Analytics

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