Harrisburg University’s Government Technology Institute is the only one of its kind in Pennsylvania and a leader in harnessing technology to make good government great.
Under the leadership of GTI Director, Charlie Gerhards, the GTI and its Centers of Excellence support learning, IT innovation, entrepreneurship, and intergovernmental collaboration.
GTI connects government technology leaders with the expertise of Harrisburg University faculty and advisors for education, training, resources, and networking. Government technology professionals use GTI to explore and collaborate on successful, cost-effective technology solutions for Pennsylvania.
“Accenture solves our clients’ toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.”
– Accenture, GTI & SCE Sponsor
“State and local governments are leading the way in the drive to innovate for and with citizens. Whether through open data initiatives, public safety modernization, education reform, citizen service improvements or infrastructure programs, more and more local governments are turning to Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide the cost-effective, scalable, secure and flexible infrastructure necessary to make a difference.”
– Amazon Web Services, GTI Sponsor
“With more than 4,500 people, CAI is a leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. We drive value, improve productivity and enhance the customer experience through technology, process refinement, and innovation.” – CAI, GTI Sponsor
“Cisco has shaped the future of the Internet by creating unprecedented value and opportunity for our customers, employees, investors and ecosystem partners and has become the worldwide leader in networking – transforming how people connect, communicate and collaborate.” – Cisco, GTI & SCE Sponsor
“Comcast is one of the nation’s leading providers of communications, entertainment, and cable products and services. We employ over 100,000 employees nationwide, whose goal is to deliver the highest level of service and improve the customer experience.”
– Comcast Business, GTI Sponsor
“Deloitte is proud to support Harrisburg University’s Government Technology Institute and to collaborate with the Harrisburg University Community to assist in the ongoing development of the next generation of the Commonwealth’s IT professionals. We share with Harrisburg University a commitment to the core values of leadership, integrity and strength through diversity to make a lasting impact that matters for our communities and our Commonwealth.” – Deloitte, GTI, SCE, & AI Sponsor
Government technology institute sponsorship
GTI course catalogue
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate Program provides a comprehensive study of executive-level issues such as IT strategy and planning, governance, security, financing, and workforce development.
The IT Leader (ITL) Certificate Program is specifically designed to empower IT Managers and IT Executives with the business and interpersonal skills that are essential in managing the complexities of information technology.
The Data Analytics Certificate Program provides you with the skills and techniques necessary to advance your organization’s ability to perform data driven decision making. The culmination of this program, a Capstone project, offers the opportunity to assess your organization’s data maturity and to develop a plan to transform from within, driving change with data.
GTI at the Capitol Building
Harrisburg University was a sponsor of the “Smart Talk Road Trip" with Scott LaMar on August 3, 2017. Pictured from left: Charlie Gerhards, GTI Director ; Sharon Minnich, Secretary of the Office of Administration (OA) ; Kelly Powell Logan, Vice President Strategic Workforce Development & University Centers