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Local Government Analyst Boot Camp –
Session 1

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Develop your analyst skills remotely with RGS’ new virtual Analyst Boot Camp!

Download the informational Local Government Analyst Boot Camp Flyer.

Analysts are critical to the success of agency missions, programs, and projects. Join us for RGS’ first comprehensive, advanced Boot Camp aimed toward developing the competencies of local government analysts! This Academy is designed for new or experienced analysts/management analysts in local government, or those wishing to become management analysts, by trainers with extensive experience in all types of local agencies.


  • 6-month program: September 2023 – March 2024
  • Analyst Skills Assessment
  • 12 Live, instructor-led sessions
  • 2 Panel discussions with experts
  • DIY Mentoring Program
  • Skills Development Tools
  • Networking opportunities
  • Small Group Projects
  • Academy Resource Portal


All Boot Camp dates are Thursdays, from 8:30am – 11:30am, PST.

Pre-AcademyN/AAnalyst Skills Assessment
OngoingN/ADIY Mentoring Program
N/ASkills Development Tools
N/ASmall Group Projects
19/28/23The Role of the Management Analyst (must register by this date)
210/12/23Solving Agency Problems
310/26/23Effective Research Strategies
411/9/23Excel Tips and Tricks: Organizing and Visualizing Data
511/30/23Effective Time and Resource Management AND
Panel Session 1: Life-Work Balance and Resilience
612/14/23Budgeting 101
Holiday Break
71/4/24Effective Writing Skills
81/18/24Mastering Policy Analysis and Development AND
Panel Session 2: Advice and Inspiration from Local Government Leaders
92/1/24Basics of Local Government Contracts
102/15/24Navigating Your Organization
112/29/24Presenting Information to Others
123/14/24Engaging the Local Community

This Boot Camp requires engaged and participative attendees. It is not a sit and watch learning experience. It is designed to facilitate learning, the exchange of ideas, and a commitment to application of content and outside work in addition to Boot Camp sessions. An attendee application and supervisor approval of the investment of time are required to attend.

Registration:  This boot camp is full. Please contact Yolanda Taylor at to be added to the waitlist.


Sep 28 2023


8:30 am - 11:30 am




Online - Zoom


Yolanda Taylor
(650) 587-7300 x53
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