Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Government Technology Institute (GTI)


Chief Information Officer (CIO) Certificate Program

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.


IT Manager (ITM) Certificate Program

The IT Manager (ITM) Certificate Program is specifically designed to empower IT Managers with the business and interpersonal skills that are essential in managing the complexities of information technology


Leadership Development Program (LDP)

Developed through a collaboration between Alvernia University, Harrisburg University and the Governor's Office of Administration, this unique program provides Senior Managers in PA State Government the opportunity to further develop their leadership abilities and succeed at the highest levels of their profession


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


Grand Prize for Code4PA 2017

The TE Insights team took first place at this year's Code4PA Hackathon. The Grand Prize Award was lunch with Secretary Sharon Minnich, CIO John MacMillan, and Sharon Ward, Director of the Governor's Office of Transformation, Innovation, Management & Efficiency, as well as a photo with the Governor. Dr. Eric Darr and Kelly Powell Logan, Harrisburg University, are also pictured here with the TE Insights team.

GTI's Platinum Sponsors

“The influence of new peers and mentors is invaluable when you work with the same people every day."
GTI Student
"I wish that I had had the opportunity to attend this earlier in my career. I think it really broadened in my vision of an IT manager."
ITM Graduate '17

GTI's Sponsors & Partners

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Past Summits


Healthcare Analytics Summit

The Healthcare Analytics Summit is the fourth data analytics event at Harrisburg University. The focus of the annual summit evolved to include healthcare informatics and advanced analytics in order to meet the demands of the health industry as it transforms to value-based care. . 


Data Analytics Summit II

This summit addressed how to deal with unstructured data as related to the emerging field of Big Data Analytics, which included examining some of the leading research, applications, business cases, and solutions across various disciplines.


Data Analytics Summit III

The summit’s theme,  “Analytics Applied:  Case Studies, Measuring Impact, and Communicating Results," included two focus areas with multiple tracks in each. One focus area was be Open Data/Transparency and the other was Data Analytics focusing particularly on measuring impact and communicating results.


Smart Cities Summit

This summit focused on Smart Cities, Smart Enterprises, Smarter Planet, Smart Buildings, Smart Transportation, and more. Sessions focused on organizational design, building teams of people, and using smart processes and technologies that are aligned with business realties and goals.