COG Institute for Regional Excellence (REDP)

The Regional Executive Development Program (REDP) is a joint program of The George Washington University (GWU), Center for Excellence in Public Leadership (CEPL) and the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG), Institute for Regional Excellence (IRE).

REDP is a one-year graduate certificate program that combines leadership and management training to meet the Certified Public Manager (CPM) requirements with exposure to metropolitan-wide issues. The Certified Public Manager is a nationally recognized designation reserved for managers at the local, state, and federal level.