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Welcome to the State of Wisconsin Enterprise Management Development Academy (EMDA) web site!  

Mission: To develop and enrich future state managers and supervisors who are diverse, global-thinking, visionary, and committed to excellence in state government.

"EMDA - Developing Collaborative, Dedicated Management
for Wisconsinís Future"

The State of Wisconsin, in collaboration with the Wisconsin Certified Public Manager(R) (CPM) program, welcomes you to the EMDA web site.

Wisconsin state government is committed to becoming a leader in management and leadership development. The goal of EMDA is to provide aspiring and new state supervisors/managers with enhanced learning opportunities to become effective, inclusive and innovative managers. 

The first EMDA program launched in October of 2007, and offers a series of management classes that focus on developing knowledge, skills, and cross-agency networking. Building cross-agency networks allows participants to collaboratively problem-solve common issues, as well as create lifetime working relationships.

See the menu of links for more information about the EMDA program.  

NOTE:  The sixth EMDA program will begin in January 2018. Applications will be available August 1, 2017. The deadline for applications/nominations is October 31, 2017.