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Institute of Government

Institute of Government

Welcome to IOG


FIOG Home Page photolorida Gulf Coast University’s Institute of Government has been offering high quality programs and services to the local professional community for more than 30 years – always with an emphasis on the practical application of skills and concepts learned. Our services are tailored to the specific needs of every client.

We want to hear from you regarding the programs or services you are interested in. Our goal is your repeat business by first responding to, and then exceeding, your expectations. Let us know how we can help you.


What We Do

  • Highest quality training for busy professionals
  • Certification programs that are career/skill specific
  • Conference, keynote, event coordination
  • Organizational solutions and processes
  • Custom-designed, in-house training & development
  • Utilize national trainers, experienced consultants, and university faculty 

More About IOG:

We train more than 2500 public sector participants annually, as well as provide technical assistance for local governments and non-profits.
Some of our long-term clients include:
  • Collier County Government
  • Florida State Attorney's Office
  • City of Cape Coral
  • Florida Department of Health
  • City of Fort Myers
  • Charlotte County Government
  • Florida Southwestern College
  • Big Cypress National Preserve


 Upcoming Offerings

12th Annual Administrative Professionals’ Conference

addiction treatmentwith Dr. Ava Fluty
April 25, 2017 (Tuesday)
8:30am - 4:00pm
Location:  Cohen Center Ballroom on the FGCU campus
Cost:  $129 (includes continental breakfast and lunch)

For more information, contact Joanne Hartke,
(239) 425-3273 or email