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Leadership Training & Education at NCSC


In today’s complex court environment, effective leadership can be especially difficult to achieve when faced with growing workloads, changing demands, political pressures, and more. The National Center for State Courts equips leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary for building agile and resilient court organizations.

Our Offerings

Courses from the Institute of Court Management

The Institute for Court Management has courses for new or rising leaders. Offered face-to-face or virtually, these individual courses are known for their relevant content, knowledgeable instructors, and networking opportunities created through interactive activities.

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Learn more about the Institute for Court Management and course registration.

Executive Coaching

Executive Coaching from the National Center for State Courts will empower you to grow your skills through self-exploration and support. This executive leadership training helps leaders improve their performance and become more effective in creating a culture of excellence where employees feel valued and supported. Services include individual coaching; productive pair and team coaching; peer-to-peer training and workshops. Specialized training can also be customized to your court’s specific needs.

Visit Executive Coaching to discover how our training can improve your team’s effectiveness.

Navigating Leadership Webinar Series

Join NCSC for this free, eight-part series that features conversations with judges and court experts from across the country.  Between now and November 2024, the Navigating Leadership Webinar series will dive into leadership best practices during monthly webinars on the second Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. ET via Zoom, unless otherwise noted.

Check out our next leadership training topic by registering for the Navigating Leadership webinar series.


As the world’s leading expert on court administration, the National Center for State Courts is a community of court leaders and professionals committed to the fair and efficient administration of justice. Our leadership training programs and courses help court leaders effectively address the challenges, opportunities and threats facing court organizations today by drawing from NCSC’s foundation of trusted court knowledge, research, and experience.