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Public Leadership Development

The Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership provides public officials and community leaders with the tools and skills needed to make informed decisions and manage responsive organizations effectively.

Our custom programs enable state and local leaders to access university-level education in innovative leadership practices while engaging in robust discussion with their peers.

Gary Sasse is the Founding Director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership.

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Economic Data Literacy Workshop

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 8:15 am – 10:30 am
Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI

Boost your understanding of economic data and evaluating data to make better policy choices.

Join Edi Tebaldi, Ph.D., professor of Economics at Bryant University, and an expert panel for an interactive workshop focusing on commonly used economic concepts and indicators. Discuss what they measure and their proper use in evaluating the costs and benefits of policy options.

Register for the workshop.

Lessons from RI Credit Union Crisis

The Hassenfeld Institute has released a new case study and documentary film on the Rhode Island credit union crisis of 1991, one of the worst economic disasters in the state’s history.

Download the case study or watch the documentary.

Leadership Voices

“Thank you for leading such a valuable, instructive and motivating day with our leadership team. The workshop was top-notch and you imparted information in a way that makes it easy for us to understand and apply.”

~ Janet Coit, Director, RI Department of Environmental Management